Assign this text to deeply engage your students!
Actively Learn provides free ELA, science, and social studies digital content—short stories, primary sources, textbook sections, science articles, novels, videos, and more—and embeds them with assignments aligned to standards for all 50 states that you can assign immediately or customize for your students.
Whether you’re looking for “The Tell-Tale Heart,” The Hate U Give, “The Gettysburg Address,” or current science articles and simulations, Actively Learn is the free go-to source to help you guide your students' growth in critical thinking all year.
World War II accelerated social change in America. African Americans, Hispanics, Chinese, Japanese, and women were all dramatically impacted by the war, but each in their own way. Minorities and women made huge strides toward equal employment by working in wartime industries. Minorities also served valiantly in the armed forces in segregated units. Many sacrificed their lives for a country that did not treat them as equal to their fellow white citizens.