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Ready-to-use strategies for helping students work with newly digitized WWI-era primary sources featured in the new Remembering WWI app
Posters and cards distributed on the homefront provide an engaging way to introduce students to World War I.
Today we shine a spotlight on WWI and WWII victory gardens through home front propaganda.
In this activity, students can analyze a Government poster used to recruit recently freed slaves to fight for the Union Army during the Civil War. The poster refers to the Emancipation Proclamation and President Lincoln’s General Order 233, to provide equal pay for Black soldiers and equal protection if they were captured by the Confederacy and became … Continue reading Black Soldiers in the Civil War: A New DocsTeach Activity
Several new documents have been added to DocsTeach over the past few months. Our former intern shares some of her favorite new additions.
Today we spotlight one of the most requested documents on DocsTeach, our online tool for teaching with documents. It's a Civil War recruitment poster titled "To Colored Men!" After President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, the U.S. Army began recruiting black men in earnest to fight for the Union Army. … Continue reading Recruitment Poster for the Union Army