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Wisconsin World War II Stories: Europe

Have students draw upon photographic collections to learn about World War II era struggles for civil rights both in the war zone and at home

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The Costs of War

Wisconsin World War II Stories: Europe

Students study national records detailing casualties resulting from World War II and draw conclusions

Combine geography and map skills with reading, math, and problem-solving in this lesson plan

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Teal Lake Lodge, 1923

Learn about the development of tourism in northern Wisconsin by examining a a family-owned resort which has operated since the 1920s

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

Learn more about the pre-WWI peace movement by having students take a closer look at Julia Grace Wales

Using postage stamps, students identify and describe significant events and people in the history of Wisconsin and the United States

Packing a traveler's trunk offers students the opportunity to take a closer look at the immigrant experience in this lesson

Teach students to conduct oral history interviews with Wisconsin Hmong and how to use oral histories for research

Use advertising posters to study technological change in American agriculture in the 19th century

La Follette and the Progressive Era

Get curriculum suggestions for teaching about Progressive Era reforms in Wisconsin

Students will learn more about the history of their own family as well as the larger history of immigration to Wisconsin

Teach your students how to research the legends of Dunn County

Help students place their family and community's history in the context of state history with this lesson

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Little Elk, 1829

Use the 1829 speech by Little Elk, Ho-Chunk orator, to learn more about Ho-Chunk views on Euro-American cultures

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

The newspaper articles, photos, and letters in this section are samples of the rampant anti-German hysteria in Wisconsin during World War I

Wisconsin in the Civil War: Camp Randall

In this lesson students will examine the letter of John Cronk to learn more about Camp Randall and the role Wisconsin played in the Civil War

La Follette and the Progressive Era

Get curriculum suggestions for teaching about Progressive Era reforms in Wisconsin.

Use census records to study immigration to Wisconsin and living conditions in the mid-19th century

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

Learn more about Victory Berger by examing 1917 editorial selections from his newspaper, Milwaukee Leader

Meeting the Standards with NHD

See how National History Day can help you to meet a breadth of standards.
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