High School Lesson
United States--Armed Forces--Minorities--Study and teaching; United States--History--1933-1945--Study and teaching; United States--Race relations--Study and teaching;
- Articulate the important contributions of minority groups and women during World War II.
- Evaluate how African American, Asian American, Native American, Hispanic American, and female veterans are honored in national cemeteries.
- Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, CA
- Students will explore multiculturalism by researching diverse individuals whose contributions in the past still resonate today. Students will research stories of courage from World War II and present those stories, illustrating the contributions of diverse Americans during times of national crisis.
Department of History
Public Domain, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Connors, Thomas G., "Diversity and U.S. Forces in World War II: Stories of Courage from Riverside National Cemetery [Lesson Plan]" (2016). Open Educational Resources. 318.