A close look at the U.S.-Haiti treaty signed 100 years ago can launch an engaging lesson on U.S. involvement in Haiti and the commercial interests that fueled American interventions throughout Latin America.
The records of an immigrant accused of sedition during World War I can spark a classroom debate about national security and freedom of speech.
The U.S. government document issued during World War I to a German immigrant and Civil War veteran can launch a classroom exploration of federal policies on national security and the rights of immigrants.
Analyzing propaganda posters from World War I in the classroom enables students to advance their historical knowledge and gain critical media decoding skills.
--Social Education Staff
Examining the World War I poems presented here can serve as an excellent entry point for studying the causes, course, and effects of the war as its hundredth anniversary approaches.
--Kris Maldre Jarosik and Jenny McMillen Sweeney
Documents related to baseball players and the military draft can launch a lesson on the American home front during World War I, as the 100th anniversary approaches.