ALEX Classroom Resources

ALEX Classroom Resources  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] ALA (4) 13 :
13 ) Describe the economic and social impact of World War II on Alabamians, including entry of women into the workforce, increase in job opportunities, rationing, utilization of Alabama's military installations, military recruitment, the draft, and a rise in racial consciousness.

•  Recognizing Alabama participants in World War II, including the Tuskegee Airmen and women in the military
•  Justifying the strategic placement of military bases in Alabama, including Redstone Arsenal, Fort Rucker, Fort McClellan, and Craig Air Force Base
Subject: Social Studies (4)
Title: The Tuskegee Airmen Phenomenon
URL: https://www.knowitall.org/video/tuskegee-airmen-phenomenon
Description:

In this video from KnowItAll.org, students learn the story of the Tuskegee Airman is, even more, a story about America than about a group of determined young African American men and women in the late 30’s and early 40’s. In this edition of CONNECTIONS, you will discover more about this remarkable event.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] ALA (4) 13 :
13 ) Describe the economic and social impact of World War II on Alabamians, including entry of women into the workforce, increase in job opportunities, rationing, utilization of Alabama's military installations, military recruitment, the draft, and a rise in racial consciousness.

•  Recognizing Alabama participants in World War II, including the Tuskegee Airmen and women in the military
•  Justifying the strategic placement of military bases in Alabama, including Redstone Arsenal, Fort Rucker, Fort McClellan, and Craig Air Force Base
[SS2010] US11 (11) 10 :
10 ) Describe the impact of World War II on the lives of American citizens, including wartime economic measures, population shifts, growth in the middle class, growth of industrialization, advancements in science and technology, increased wealth in the African-American community, racial and ethnic tensions, Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944 (G. I. Bill of Rights), and desegregation of the military. [A.1.b., A.1.c., A.1.d., A.1.e., A.1.g., A.1.i., A.1.k.]

•  Describing Alabama's participation in World War II, including the role of the Tuskegee Airmen, the Aliceville Prisoner of War (POW) camp, growth of the Port of Mobile, production of Birmingham steel, and the establishment of military bases (Alabama)
Subject: Social Studies (4 - 11)
Title: The Tuskegee Airmen
URL: https://learninglab.si.edu/collections/the-tuskegee-airmen/keNopcM97wczsAd9#r
Description:

This is a collection of videos, articles, photographs, and activities for students to explore the Tuskegee Airmen.  



   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] ALA (4) 13 :
13 ) Describe the economic and social impact of World War II on Alabamians, including entry of women into the workforce, increase in job opportunities, rationing, utilization of Alabama's military installations, military recruitment, the draft, and a rise in racial consciousness.

•  Recognizing Alabama participants in World War II, including the Tuskegee Airmen and women in the military
•  Justifying the strategic placement of military bases in Alabama, including Redstone Arsenal, Fort Rucker, Fort McClellan, and Craig Air Force Base
Subject: Social Studies (4)
Title: Leaving Things Behind
URL: https://amhistory.si.edu/ourstory/pdf/internment/internment_suitcase.pdf
Description:

In this activity, students will read and respond to a quote by a woman who was forced to move into a Japanese Internment camp during World War II. Students will decide what they would take with them if they had to go into an internment camp.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] ALA (4) 13 :
13 ) Describe the economic and social impact of World War II on Alabamians, including entry of women into the workforce, increase in job opportunities, rationing, utilization of Alabama's military installations, military recruitment, the draft, and a rise in racial consciousness.

•  Recognizing Alabama participants in World War II, including the Tuskegee Airmen and women in the military
•  Justifying the strategic placement of military bases in Alabama, including Redstone Arsenal, Fort Rucker, Fort McClellan, and Craig Air Force Base
Subject: Social Studies (4)
Title: Women in World War II
URL: https://learninglab.si.edu/collections/women-in-world-war-ii/yeDcqatpV34KnL2r#r
Description:

This is a collection of photographs describing the changing role of women during World War II. These changing roles also changed stereotypes of gender roles and allowed women to participate in other activities.  



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