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Stanford History Education Group

Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) is dedicated to providing teachers with high-quality resources to enrich students’ intellectual experience in the history classroom.

Throught its World War I-related lessons in its Reading Like a Historian curriculum, SHEG engages students in historical inquiry about the topic. Each lesson features sets of primary documents designed for groups of students with diverse reading skills and abilities.

WWI Resource Homepage(s):

World War I and the 1920s

Landing page for lessons and materials relating to the War and post-War period in the U.S.

Other linked resources

» Sedition in World War I

Lesson examining free speech issues during the War.

» U.S. Entry into WWI

Explores U.S. decision to go to war through the lens of President Wilson's speech and Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States.

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