Monthly Archives: May 2017

More Lessons from the CRM

We have seen many of the seminal moments of push for African American civil rights, and hopefully you are all understanding not only what happened during the movement but also how we can learn from the movement today. However, the movement expanded … Continue reading

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Continuing the Civil Rights Movement

The stories of the Civil Rights movement are plentiful. While we only have the opportunity to look at a few, we are definitely pulling out some great lessons from the push for equality after WWII.  Keep working on Learning from … Continue reading

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I HAVE A DREAM – May 16-17

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The Civil Rights Movement

The civil rights movement is one of the defining events in American history, during which Americans fought to make real the ideals of justice and equality embedded in our founding documents. When students learn about the movement, they learn what … Continue reading

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The Impact and Legacy of WWII

The most important global event in the 20th century had a huge impact on the United States specifically and on the world in general.  What was the legacy of the war?  Complete  “The Legacy of WWII” and check out the … Continue reading

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Learning experience May 5/8 – The Atomic Bomb

We saw the Enola Gay at the air and Space Museum in Virginia – the plane that was involved in one of (if not THE) the most important single decisions of the 20th century (source, source).  The short term and long term … Continue reading

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WWII Turning Points – The Pacific

Got the turning points of the war in Europe?  Good!  Now, it’s on to the other theater – the Pacific! Use the links below (and any other reliable resource)  to add the Pacific component to your awesome WWII maps. Check … Continue reading

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The US Troops in WWII

As you examine the flow of the war in Europe and the Pacific, you surely will wonder … Who were the men and women that served in Europe and the Pacific? Please read and interact with the American Troops in WWII.  … Continue reading

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The Turning Points of WWII

      I can explain the major turning points of the war and contrast military campaigns in the European and Pacific theaters. I can summarize the essential information and impact of a historical event. I can geographically present the … Continue reading

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