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Standard USHC.4

USHC.4 Demonstrate an understanding of how the American identity both at home and abroad was affected by imperialism, world conflict, and economic boom and bust in the period 1893 to 1945.

Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2020

Type
Human Rights | Periscope
Human Rights | Periscope

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Every nation provides its people with certain rights. These may be the right to vote, the right to work, or freedom of speech. The idea that the most important rights should be shared by people in...
Vanishing Generation, Part 10 - Remembering
Vanishing Generation, Part 10 - Remembering

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The single most important event in world history in the 20th century occurred more than sixty years ago, and we have lost many of our ties to that past. Preserving the history of World War II has...
Vanishing Generation, Part 9 - Heroes
Vanishing Generation, Part 9 - Heroes

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Veterans of World War II reflect on whether they should be considered heroes or not. One says he happened to be over there, and he volunteered to go to Hawaii, but they didn't know the war would come...
Vanishing Generation, Part 4 - Prisoner of War
Vanishing Generation, Part 4 - Prisoner of War

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Tom Grove, prisoner of war survivor, recalls the Battle of the Bulge, and says that is where he got his first combat injury. He was taken prisoner that day, after a German tank pulled up in front of...
Vanishing Generation, Part 7 - Okinawa
Vanishing Generation, Part 7 - Okinawa

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Tee Senn, cryptologist, speaks of the tank battles, about the reality, not TV, and seeing a tank explode. "...For years...you wake up...it gets to you...it's something that you don't ever want to have...
Vanishing Generation, Part 8 - Liberated
Vanishing Generation, Part 8 - Liberated

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Tom Grove, prisoner of war survivor, tells the story of being in his second prison camp, and hearing bombing way off in the distance, and how the noise of artillery got louder and closer, along with...