Monthly Archives: April 2011

John Gast’s “American Progress” Portrait Analysis with Guided Questions : Manifest Destiny (primary source art work)

Gast American Progress Analysis    This powerpoint provides an analysis of John Gast’s famous portrait “American Progress” which became a visual representation of Manifest Destiny ideals. In addition, this presentation incorporates guided questions.

Posted in U.S. History, Western Expansion Era

PT Barnum – America’s Circus (powerpoint)

P.T Barnum    My daughter Austin is pictured with our family friend and circus superstar Bello. This powerpoint provides a brief biographical description of America’s premier showman PT Barnum and his famous circus.

Posted in Gilded Age & Progressive Era, U.S. History

Supreme Court Decisions & Constitutional Amendments Review (powerpoint)

Supreme Court Decisions    This powerpoint provides a review of major Supreme Court decisions and Constitutional Amendments.

Posted in American Revolution Era & Constitution, U.S. History

Woodrow Wilson’s Declaration of War (WWI) powerpoint

Woodrow Wilson War Message   This powerpoint briefly describes President Wilson’s motives for asking Congress for a declaration of war against Germany during WWI.

Posted in U.S. History, WWI The Great War

WWI on the Homefront (powerpoint)

WWI Homefront  This powerpoint briefly describes the efforts on the homefront of America during WWI>

Posted in U.S. History, WWI The Great War | 4 Comments

Marshall Plan & the End of Racial Segregation in the Military – Post WWII (powerpoint)

Marshall Plan  This powerpoint briefly describes Truman’s Cold War policy of the Marshall Plan, post- WWII, rebuilding western Europe, and the end of racial segregation in the military.

Posted in Civil Rights Era, Cold War, U.S. History, WWII Era | Leave a comment

Kennedy Assassination (powerpoint)

JFK assassination    This powerpoint provides a brief description of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963.

Posted in Counterculture Movement & the Sixties, U.S. History | Leave a comment