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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

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Home Front

Using photographs and accounts, students will learn about German POW camps in the United States and Japanese American internment

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

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

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 and the Civil War

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

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

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

National History Day Research

Prepare your students for their research fieldtrip to the Wisconsin Historical Society Library and Archives

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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

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

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Community Design Game

Help students understand the physical design and compostion of their community

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

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Struggle

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

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

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Struggle

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

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

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