MIDDLE SCHOOL LESSON PLANS
The Ojibwe of WI
How were the Ojibwe affected by the policies of the federal government in the 1800s?
What are Treaties?
What led to the treaties entered into by the Ojibwe?
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Dred Scott Timeline
Dred Scott Decision
Why did the Dred Scott decision have a divisive effect on the United States?
Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness
Compare the original concepts of those rights with contemporary views by examining applicable court cases, current newspaper articles, and adolescent fiction novels.
Declaration of Independence to the U.S. Constitution
What values are exhibited in the Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution and what contradictions existed in both?
What were the interests of the American colonies at the time of the Declaration of Independence, and how were these diverse interests reflected in the U.S. Constitution?
To Be a Slave
How did it feel to be a slave and what were some things done to escape slavery?
A Country Divided
How did sectional differences during the Civil War influence how Americans viewed the Civil War/Reconstruction and the issues at stake?
Prelude to the Civil War
What caused the Civil War?
Hudson Answers Call for Civil War Volunteers
What contributions were made by Hudson community members in the 19th century, particularly to the Civil War effort?
Civil War Wisconsin Soldier Research
How did Wisconsin soldiers contribute to the Civil War effort?
Women and Children of Wisconsin during the Civil War
What was life like for women and children from Wisconsin during the Civil War?
U.S. Labor History
What can the folk song, "Which Side Are You On" teach us about the origins of labor organization in the United States?
Women's Suffrage Movement
How did the Seneca Falls Convention help lead to the gaining the vote for women a half a century later?
Why do we call it the "right" to vote'?
Seneca Falls Convention
How did the efforts of suffragettes in the 19th and early 20th centuries positively affect us today?
How have the rights of workers changed over time?
Why did many children in the United States struggle under terrible labor conditions through the early 20th century?