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Voting: Florida 2000

Grade Range: 9-12
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities, Primary Source
Date Posted: 8/18/2008

Public confidence in the accuracy of voting systems is  the focus of  this section of the online exhibition entitled Vote: The Machinery of Democracy , from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.  Stude...


Voting: Punch Card Democracy

Grade Range: 9-12
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities, Primary Source
Date Posted: 8/18/2008

The impacts on voting due to social and technological advancements in the United States during the second half of the twentieth century are addressed in this section of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History’s online exh...


Voting: The Acme of Reform

Grade Range: 9-12
Resource Type(s): Primary Source, Lessons & Activities
Date Posted: 8/18/2008

Paper balloting easily led to fraud.  The reform of voting methods during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries is the focus of this section of the online exhibition entitled Vote: The Machinery of Democracy , from the Smi...


Voting: The Present and Future Ballot

Grade Range: 9-12
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities, Primary Source
Date Posted: 8/18/2008

Efforts to ensure the funding of modern, accurate, and secure voting machines is the focus of this part of the online exhibition entitled Vote: The Machinery of Democracy from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. S...


War of Independence Activity: Who’s in Camp?

Grade Range: 3-6
Resource Type(s): Primary Source, Lessons & Activities
Duration: 45 Minutes
Date Posted: 4/30/2010

Use artifacts and historical literature to bring the War of Independence to life for elementary students.  By playing the "Who's in camp?" card game, students develop a deeper understanding of the many civilian and military roles that support...


What was on Lady Bird’s plate?

Grade Range: 2-4
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities, Reference Materials, Primary Source
Duration: 15 Minutes
Date Posted: 3/15/2010

Take a close look at some special dishes that Lady Bird Johnson had created for the White House. Use the discussion and observation questions to think about the dishes and the dishes you have in your own home, and find out how these dishes connect...


Where's Everyone Going?

Grade Range: 5-8
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, Lessons & Activities
Date Posted: 7/7/2008

In this interactive game, students explore the changes in America transportation over time as they match a variety of vehicles with their destinations and time periods. This interactive is included in the online exhibition entitled America on ...


Who Represents You?

Grade Range: 1-4
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, Lessons & Activities, Worksheets
Duration: 25 Minutes
Date Posted: 8/6/2010

Use three Web sites to gather data about the people that live in your home state and those who represent you in Congress. Then use an online tool to make comparing this information easy! Included in an OurStory module entitled Winning the Vote for...


Whole Cloth

Grade Range: 6-12
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities
Date Posted: 2/15/2005

Explore science, technology, and invention through American textile history in these interdisciplinary curriculum units from the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.  Learn about the development of the cotton gin, the gr...


Winning the Vote for Women

Grade Range: K-4
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities, Worksheets, Reference Materials
Duration: 175 Minutes
Date Posted: 8/11/2010

For more than a century, women in the United States struggled to obtain the right to vote. In 1920, the suffrage movement finally achieved victory with the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution. By using this OurStory

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Lady's Compact

This oval lady's compact is made in the shape of a telephone dial. On the dial appears "I LIKE IKE," with a map of the United States in the center. The point is that...