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United We Stand Bibliography
Bibliography included in the July 1942: United We Stand online exhibit. Has books on the “United We Stand” magazine cover campaign, World War II and the home front, the American flag, and magazine history.
Provider: National Museum of American History
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Grade(s): 9–12
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United We Stand Collection Search
Searchable collection of magazine covers that were created for the July 1942 “United We Stand” campaign coordinated by the Magazine Publishers of America and the US. Treasury Department to help generate support for the war effort during World War II.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 9–12
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United We Stand Homepage
Homepage for the July 1942: United We Stand online exhibit. This exhibit explores a campaign during World War II by the nation's magazines to promote national unity, rally support for the war, and celebrate Independence Day. Analyze authentic magazine covers from July 1942 and view a timeline and brief video news clips that explain the importance of the home front during World War II.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 9–12
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Victory Mail
Student activities showing students how nothing in WWII went unchanged by the war, even writing a letter. Students practice writing skills while learning about WWII through Victory Mail activities. Victory Mail restricted letters to a certain length/format so they could be microfilmed, leaving more room to transport military supplies.
Provider: National Postal Museum
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Grade(s): General audience
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War Letters Lost and Found
Online exhibit with war letters, lost by original owners, providing an irreplaceable perspective on war history. These letters and photographs from the Civil War through the Vietnam War reveal the priorities of life through vivid, heartfelt words and sentiments.
Provider: National Postal Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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War of Independence Activity: Who’s in Camp?
Lesson plan with accompanying “Who’s in camp?” card game gives elementary students a deeper understanding of the many civilian and military roles that supported the American War of Independence. Artifacts and historical literature bring the Revolutionary War to life, helping students complete a role-playing writing assignment. Includes background information and printable artifact cards. Targets grades 3-6.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8
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Women's Role in the Civil War
Lesson plan on the ways in which women served in the Civil War, often as nurses, spies, or vivandieres. Students will explore these stories through a video clip and close examination of two dresses and a woman's uniform. Includes background information, guided analysis questions, and full-color primary sources. Accompanies the exhibit The Price of Freedom: Americans at War. Targets grades 3-6.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8
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World War I Overview
Short video overview of the First World War, taken from newsreel footage. Includes the declaration of war and invasion of Belgium by Germany, U Boats and naval warfare, trench warfare, United States entrance and the end of the war. This video accompanies The Price of Freedom: Americans at War online exhibit and is meant for use with the “The Soldiers Experience” lesson plan. Targets grade 2 - 12.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): All grades
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World War II Cartoons
Video showing a sample of cartoons from World War II that helped explain the war to children and encouraged families to do their part in the war effort. This video accompanies The Price of Freedom: Americans at War meant for use with the “Mobilizing Children WWII” lesson plan. Targets grades 2-12.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): All grades
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World War II Overview: North Atlantic and North Africa
This video, an overview of the Allied efforts in the North Atlantic and North Africa, was compiled from original video footage to accompany The Price of Freedom: Americans at War online exhibit and is meant for use with “The Soldiers Experience” lesson plan. Targets grades 2-12.
Provider: National Museum of American History
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Grade(s): All grades
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