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Lesson Plans created by AHTC teachers:

Founding Era

Antebellum Era

Westward Expansion

The Civil War





World War I

The 1920s

The Great Depression

World War II

Postwar America

The 1960s

The Vietnam War

America at the End of the 20th Century



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Urbana Money
written by Don Owen
for grades 6-8

Urbana: Then and Now
written by Tiffany Clark
for grades 3-5

Our Place in Time
written by Tiffany Clark
for grades 3-5

Discovering the Architecture of Your Neighborhood
written by Zach Cain
for grades 6-8

Progressivism in Champaign County: Public Health
written by Harold Dean, Michael Pollock,
and Tim Lybarger
for grades 9-12

Civil Liberties for All: To Be or Not To Be
written by Marianne Whitacre, Izona Burgess
and Jennifer Varvel
for grades 3-5

Local and National Reactions to Brown v. Board of Education, 1954
written by Tina Gersdorf and Liz Rotramel
for grades 6-8

Going Ape and Having a Cow: Teenage Life in Champaign County and Beyond in the 1950s
written by Karen Klebbe
for grades 9-12

School Integration: Just a Southern Problem?
written by Christine Adrian
for grades 6-8

A Bank, a Library, and a Hospital: The Legacy of Benjamin F. Harris and Julia F. Burnham
written by Peggy Christensen
for grades 6-8

The Busey Family: Contributions Made to the Development of the City of Champaign-Urbana
written by Patricia Plaut
for grades 4-8

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