This program guides participants through an examination of primary resources to learn more about the contribution of American Indians to to the U.S. Army. Participants will be encouraged to answer questions and solve problems. Time will be allowed for questions and answers.
At the end of this lesson students, will be able to
- Recognize the service and sacrifice of Native Americans during World War I.
- Note the challenges indigenous Soldiers faced during World War I.
- Understand the importance of the Citizenship Act of 1924 and its impact on American society.
Common Core Standards
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
History and Social Science Standards of Learning for Virginia Public Schools
Virginia and United States History
VUS.10 The student will apply history and social science skills to analyze how the nation grew and changed from the end of Reconstruction through the early 20th century by
A) analyzing the effects of westward movement and the admission of new states on the Indigenous peoples and the conflicts with the U.S. government, including, but not limited to the Battle of Little Bighorn and Wounded Knee;