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Last modified: September 3, 2020

American wars Research Project

Your assignment is to independently research and learn about a specific time in American history by studying a U.S. war. Your war was assigned randomly and cannot be switched. The details of your research requirements are listed below.

Research Requirements:

  1. Write a 1 paragraph explanation of the events that led to the war.
  2. Write a 1-3 paragraph summary of the events that happened during the war.
    • Identify the major event(s) that started the war.
    • Identify the major event(s) that ended the war.
  3. Write a 1 paragraph explanation of the results and outcome of the war on the United States.
  4. Write a 1 paragraph explanation of the results and outcome of the war on the rest of the world.
  5. Identify positive and negative consequences of the war.
  6. Identify the main challenges or obstacles faced by American soldiers during the war.
  7. Identify the countries that fought with America and those that fought against America during the war.
  8. Create a timeline that includes the major events and dates of the war.
  9. Create a chart of the major battles, military leaders, and casualties.
  10. List 3-5 facts about the war that you found interesting.
  11. Identify any long-term effects of the war that have changed or impacted American history.
  12. Create a bibliography/reference page that lists the resources you used to find your information. Be sure to include the title, author, and/or websites.

Project Requirements:

  1. Create a poster that displays the timeline, battle chart, and interesting facts.
  2. Your poster will also need the following: a title, pictures of people or events from the war, and your name
  3. The rest of your information should be typed into a keynote presentation.
  4. You can add pictures, transitions, sounds, etc. after ALL of the other requirements have been completed.

 Research Resources: