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
United States History to 1865
- USII.1 The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship by
Analyzing and interpreting artifacts and primary and secondary sources to understand events in United States history.
- USII.4 The student will apply social science skills to understand how life changed after the Civil War by
Examining the reasons for westward expansion, including its impact on American Indians.