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Teach your students about how snowshoes were a part of the pioneer experience in Wisconsin

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Struggle

Get an overview of Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Struggle as well as suggested small group activities to use with your students

Analyze primary and secondary sources to learn more about motivations and emotions involved during the Civil War era and Underground Railroad

Wisconsin and the Civil War

Use the 1862 Civil War Draft Riots to examine differing opinions on the Civil War in Wisconsin

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

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

Using an educational passport, let students "travel" around the state to learn more about history and geographic regions of the state

Teach students to use census population schedules in researching life in Wisconsin communities.

Meeting the Standards with NHD

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

Wisconsin and the Civil War

Use the writing of Marcus "Brick" Pomeroy to examine different opinions on the Civil War

La Follette and the Progressive Era

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

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

Use WWI posters to learn more about WWI as well as the use of this media in building support for the war

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

Use a letter written home by a Norwegian immigrant to take a closer look at the immigrant experience in 1840s Wisconsin

Use local architectural resources to teach students about mail order homes in the United States

Wisconsin World War II Stories: Europe

Listening to World War II era music helps students to learn about the time period as well as the contributions of entertainers to the war effort

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

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Home Front

Help students to look at the wartime issues of work, production and conservation in their hometown

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

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

Lesson Plan

Community Design Game

Help students understand the physical design and compostion of their community
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