Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

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Matilda Brown, one of Truman's teachers

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Hello, Mr. President

analyze and compare the presidency of Harry Truman and Lyndon Johnson

Author: Mera Kriz
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Presidential Bracketology

Students will debate the achievements of the Presidents.

Author: Derek Frieling
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Colonial Social Media

Applying a historical figure to modern social media

Author: Derek Frieling
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Analyzing the Marshall Plan Speech

For homework, each student will be given a transcript of the speech given by George Marshall at Harvard University on June 5, 1947, and a list of 11 questions (added to the bottom of this form) to ans . . .

Author: John Kerr
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Marshall Plan: Convince the American People

This lesson plan requires the classroom to be divided into proponents and opponents to the Marshall Plan.

Author: Matt Basinger
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