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Evaluate documents representing opposing perspectives on Japanese American Internment and work as a class to understand primary source analysis

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Community Design Game

Help students understand the physical design and compostion of their community

La Follette and the Progressive Era

Get curriculum suggestions for teaching about Progressive Era reforms in Wisconsin

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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

Learn about various architectural styles that can be found in your local community

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

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

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

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

Using historic and current maps, students will identify change over time in Wisconsin communities in this lesson

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

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Pacific

The experiences of nurses, as documented in primary sources, will help students to understand points of view on the war in the Pacific theater

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

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Struggle

Using primary source WWII recruitment posters helps students to understand World War II

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

Examine the oral history and migration experiences of Rubie Bond, an African-American resident of Beloit featured on Wisconsin Public Television

Teach your students how to research the legends of Dunn County

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

Introduce students to basic map orientation skills using their own community

Use the interactive web-feature, The Mammoth Mystery, to teach students about Wisconsin archaeology, Paleo Indians, and the Kenosha County Mammoth

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
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