To fight Mexico, the United States had to mobilize, equip, and transport a large force, including
Grade Range: 9-12
Resource Type(s): Reference Materials, Primary Sources, Reference Materials
Date Posted: 7/7/2008
Students can view objects related to working on the ocean liner Leviathan, one of the largest and most popularly recognizable passenger ships on the Atlantic in the 1920s and 1930s. This reference page is included in the online exhibition entitled America on the Move, which focuses on transportation in US history.
United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)
2: How the New Deal addressed the Great Depression, transformed American federalism, and initiated the welfare state
3: The causes and course of World War II, the character of the war at home and abroad, and its reshaping of the U.S. role in world affairs