ERIC Number: ED440898
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-May
Reference Count: N/A
Thaw in the Cold War: Eisenhower and Khrushchev at Gettysburg. Teaching with Historic Places.
National Register of Historic Places, Washington, DC. Interagency Resources Div.
Using primary documents, maps, and visual data, this lesson packet describes how President Dwight Eisenhower working at his Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, farm, which is on the Historic Register of Historic Places, used personal diplomacy to help ease the tensions of the Cold War. The lesson materials can be used in U.S. history units on the Cold War, or in government and world affairs units on negotiation and conflict resolution. The unit outlines objectives for students and gives a list of materials students need for the lesson. The packet includes background materials, maps, readings, visual images, student activities, and a list of supplementary resources. (MM)
Descriptors: Architecture, Built Environment, Diplomatic History, Elementary Secondary Education, Heritage Education, Historic Sites, Interdisciplinary Approach, International Relations, Modern History, Presidents of the United States, Primary Sources, Social Studies, United States History
Teaching with Historic Places, National Register of Historic Places, National Park Service, 1849 C Street, NW, Suite NC400, Washington, DC 20240. For full text: http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/twhp/topic.htm.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Register of Historic Places, Washington, DC. Interagency Resources Div.
Identifiers - Location: USSR