HIGH SCHOOL LESSON PLANS
American Indian Boarding Schools
What was life like at American Indian boarding schools?
Wisconsin Ojibwe Reservations
Why were the Ojibwe moved onto reservations?
The Sandy Lake Massacre
How did the Indian nations of Wisconsin and the Midwest end up where they are today?
The American Indian Movement
What actions led to the creation of AIM and was AIM successful in its goals?
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The Novitiate: A Lesson in Termination, Restoration, and Self-Determination
How did federal policies change Menominee history?
Origins of the Declaration of Independence
How was the Declaration of Independence similar to earlier documents? How was it different?
The Road to the Constitutional Convention: Delegate Biography Tours using Google Earth
Who were the men who created the United States Constitution?
Why do you think it has often taken our state and country a long time to grant people rights that other citizens hold?
Wisconsin Turning Points: Explorers, Traders, and Settlers
How did land ordinances after the American Revolution change the country socially and economically?
Bill of Rights Team Project
How does the Bill of Rights guard our freedoms?
The Great Correspondence Debate Prior to the American Revolution
Viewing history through the lens of American colonists at the time, should they have revolted against the British?
The Antebellum Economies of the North and South
How were the North and South economically interdependent during the Antebellum Period?
Civil War Soldier Research
How did life change or stay the same in Wisconsin before, during and after the Civil War?
The Fugitive Slave Law and its Effects on Wisconsin History
Draw conclusions about the effects the law had on various groups of people (slaves, slave owners, slave catchers, abolitionists, average Americans, etc.).
The Significance of Dred Scott upon the Civil War
How did the Dred Scott case help push the United States toward the Civil War?
Economic Interdependence of the North and South
How did the North and South rely on each other to advance their economies?
Redemption in the Civil War and Reconstruction
What problems did the federal government face in legally enforcing 13th, 14th and 15th Amendment during Reconstruction?
How did the Supreme Court interpret the 14th Amendment during Reconstruction?
What Were They Thinking: A Carpet Bag Mystery
How would you "bind the wounds" of a war fought on such a personal level as the Civil War?
How effective would northern individuals be in assisting in the rebuilding of the south and the assimilation of 4 million former slaves?
Fighting for Liberty Game
How did women's suffrage leaders successfully create the 19th Amendment?
The Development, Goals, and Results of American Labor Unions
Why did labor unions arise in the United States?
From where did labor law protections we have today come?
Nineteenth Amendment: Fulfilling the Promise of Equality
How have our Constitutional amendments affected diverse groups of Americans today?
Women and the American Labor Force
What was the "place" of women and their "roles" in society prior to suffrage and the labor movement - as viewed by men and the law?
Growth of the Labor Movement in the United States
How have modern labor standards in the United States been achieved through the efforts of labor?
Comparing the Working Conditions of Women
What conditions existed as America industrialized and how is this connected to the labor movement?
Civil Rights Leader Farcebook Profiles
How were diverse civil rights reformers of the 19th and early 20th century connected?
The Dangers of Labeling
Why does intolerance arise and how can we learn from it?
Local Historical Marker Project
Why are historical markers significant to local Wisconsin history and how can they be used in the present?