Primary Source Packets

Primary Source Packets

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The Newspapers of the Vietnam War Era

Newspapers of the Vietnam War Era

Engage students and offer perspectives about historical people and events.

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World War I: American Experiences of War

World War I: American Experiences of War

Use primary sources in your classroom to analyze Americans' experiences during World War I.

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American Indian Termination and Relocation

American Indian Termination and Relocation

Use primary sources in your classroom to analyze American Indian experiences during mid-century tribal change and relocation.

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Mapping Community Change

Mapping Community Change

Use primary sources in your classroom to analyze how communities change with decreasing population, urban change, and suburban development.

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War Photographs 1861–2011

War Photographs 1861–2011

Use primary sources in your classroom to analyze how photographs tell the different stories of changing warfare from the Civil War to recent wars.

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Objects of the Fur Trade

Objects of the Fur Trade

Use primary sources in your classroom to analyze objects. The objects included are from the North American Fur Trade.

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Setting the Stage for Civil Rights

Setting the Stage for Civil Rights

Use primary sources in your classroom to analyze how African Americans fought for civil rights in the early 20th century.

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Letters of the 19th Century

Letters of the 19th Century

Use primary sources in your classroom to analyze how 19th century letters can tell stories about the past and offer new perspectives about historical people and events.

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