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Schur, Joan Brodsky – Social Education, 2015
Once the Ottoman Empire joined the Central Powers on October 28, 1914, the fate of the Empire hinged on the outcome of World War I. The Ottomans waged war on multiple fronts: in the Caucasus against Russia, and to defend the Gallipoli Peninsula and the Arab territories against the British and French empires. One hundred years later, we live in a…
Descriptors: War, Teaching Methods, History Instruction, College Preparation
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Schamel, Wynell Burroughs; Blondo, Richard A. – Social Education, 1992
Presents a history lesson based on the deed of presentation for the Statue of Liberty. Discusses the conception and history of the statue and its presentation to the United States as a gift from the people of France. Includes a copy of the document, topics for class discussion, and research, writing, and design activities. (DK)
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Class Activities, Democracy, Discussion (Teaching Technique)
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Schamel, Wynell B.; Blondo, Richard A. – Social Education, 1994
Contends that the D-Day assault on Normandy's beaches in 1944 was critically important to the Allied war effort and ultimately to the security of all nations. Presents a lesson plan based on a message drafted in the early hours of D-Day by General Dwight D. Eisenhower and sent to his superior, General George C. Marshall. (CFR)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, European History
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Kernochan, Adelaide – Social Education, 1989
Describes the efforts of educators throughout the world to teach about the United Nations. Each of the different world regions focuses on specific UN principles and work related to their own national priorities. Examples are from the Caribbean Islands, Eastern Europe, France, the Philippines, Africa, and the Nordic Countries. (KO)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Global Approach
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Bingham, Marjorie – Social Education, 1994
Contends that, although Joan of Arc is treated as an aberration by history textbooks, this view ignores a medieval military tradition that provided a context for the acceptance of Joan's leadership. Presents a five-part lesson that deals with different aspects of medieval women's' military traditions. (CFR)
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Foreign Countries