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Teaching American isolationism during World War II

American isolationism during World War II

After the gut-wrenching carnage of World War I, many Americans retreated toward isolationism by opposing any involvement in the conflagrations burning in Europe and Asia.

American Yawp
Stanford University Press

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

Why were Americans reluctant to join a war where democratic values and human rights around the world were threatened?
STANDARDS:
RH.2 - Main Ideas, RH.7 - Visual Information

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3,4
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