Parent's guide to help teach their children about the lives of Japanese American children who were forced to leave their homes and move to internment camps during World War II. Includes hands-on activities, pertinent websites, and a list of recommended readings.
Online exhibit showing how racism, manifested in social attitudes and policies such as Jim Crow laws and poll taxes, led to the Plessy v. Ferguson case legalizing segregation. Segregated America is the first section of the online exhibition entitled Separate is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education more
Section of the online exhibit West Point in the Making of America featuring a dramatic recreation of artist William D.T. Travis' panorama commissioned by veterans of the Army of the Cumberland to memorialize the career of General William S. Rosecrans and his campaigns in Kentucky and Tennessee.
Online issue that allows students to 'visit' eighteenth century Philadelphia in order to encourage them to think about communities as 'organisms.' Includes a map and a 'step-by-step' guide of the sights of old Philadelphia.
Who really signed the Declaration of Independence? Who are the men who are responsible for our freedom? Today we are researching the signers of the Declaration of Independence. You will get familiar with the names of the men who signed the Declaration of Independence. Your job will be to become expe more
Students will understand the personal impact of the depression on the lives of Americans. We will follow Utah's Social Studies core curriculum Standard 6: Students will understand how the Great Depression and the New Deal affected the United States. Objective 1 Investigate the impact of the Great De more
For thousands of years many different groups of people lived in the place we now call Utah. These people are: Fremont, Anasazi, Ute, Shoshone, Goshute, Paiute, and Navajo. Here is your task: In groups of three, you will conduct research on an assigned specific people native to Utah (Fremont, Anasazi more
A prize will be awarded to any student who correctly guesses the state results (Democrat or Republican) for the 2008 Presidential Election. Fill out your maps (provided by me) with your guess for the results of the 2008 Presidential Election. The map shows all 50 states and the number of electoral v more
Research one of Utah's many cultural festivals and send a text message explaining what you've learned! Step One: Research Select one of the following ethnic festivals in Utah to research. Navigate the webiste to find out what the festival is about and what one can do if they go to the festival. Look more