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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

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

Lesson Plan

The Costs of War

Wisconsin World War II Stories: Europe

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

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Struggle

In this lesson students analyze military service record envelopes from Racine County

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

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

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

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

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

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

Lesson Plan

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

Teach your students how to research the legends of Dunn County

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

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

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

Meeting the Standards with NHD

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

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

Wisconsin in the Civil War: Camp Randall

Examine the experience of Confederate prisoners at Camp Randall through newspaper articles

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

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

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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
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