Developing Questioning Skills by Investigating Political Cartoons
Students analyze a collection of political cartoons and come up with questions find out more about the situations the cartoons depict
Truman and Executive Order 9981: Idealistic, Pragmatic, or Shrewd Politician?
Formulate a deeper level of understanding of Truman and Executive Order 9981 by allowing students to construct their own opinion based upon evidence from primary sources
Analyzing a Political Comic Book Prepared for the 1948 Campaign
Students analyze a biographical comic book summarizing President Harry S. Truman's life prepared by the Democratic Party.
Cuban Missile Crisis in Thirteen Days
Use of lecture/film with primary documents to increase student understanding of the Cuban Missile Crisis.