Category Archives: U.S. History

16th Street Baptist Church and Kelly Ingram Park (Civil Rights Movement) Birmingham, Alabama

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16th Street Baptist Church (Birmingham, Alabama) The 16th Street Baptist Church bombing occurred on September 15, 1963, when four members of the Ku Klux Klan planted dynamite beneath the steps on the east side of the church. The explosion killed four young … Continue reading

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Cold War – Bomb Shelters – Image Analysis Activity

   In your opinion, what do these images convey about America’s co-existence with nuclear deterrents? Click on the link to download this Cold War image analysis activity – cold-war-image-analysis-bomb-shelters

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Cold War “Dove with Bomb” Political Cartoon Analysis Activity

What does this political cartoon suggest about the Cold War’s emphasis on nuclear deterrents to safeguard world peace? Click on the link to download this political cartoon analysis activity – cold-war-political-cartoon-dove-with-bomb

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Peace Today – Cold War Political Cartoon Analysis Activity (1948)

 ‘Peace Today.’ Rube Goldberg 1948 In your opinion, what does this political cartoon suggest about America’s faith that atomic weapons are necessary to safeguard the American Dream? Click on link to download the political cartoon activity – cold-war-atomic-bomb-peace-today

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What is the Historical Context of this Document? (1880) Edison’s Lightbulb Patent

What is the Historical Context of this Document? Activity Great Hook Activity for Industrial Revolution/Gilded Age unit. Can Students Determine the Historical Context and Purpose of this document? Step One: Students examine the primary source document. Step Two: Students answer … Continue reading

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What is the Historical Context of this Document? (1856) Bessemer Process Schematic Diagram

What is the historical context of this document? – Activity Great Hook Activity for Gilded Age/Industrial Revolution unit. Can Students Determine the Historical Context and Purpose of this document? Step One: Students examine the primary source document. Step Two: Students … Continue reading

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What is the Historical Context of this Document? (1963) Dealey Plaza/ Dallas – JFK Assassination

What is the Historical Context of this Document? – Activity Great Hook Activity for Sixties unit. Can Students Determine the Historical Context and Purpose of this document? Step One: Students examine the primary source document. Step Two: Students answer the … Continue reading

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