Rebuilding the Peace—United States Post World War II

Unit of 2 Lessons
Grade Levels: 
Language Arts
Media / Technology
Social Studies
Issue Area: 
Civil society
Focus Question 

 How does the nonprofit sector work with the government to address needs? 


Photo Credit:  Ford Prefect production during the mid 1950s by Ford Europe is licensed under CC by 2.0

Unit Overview 

Student investigate the effects of government philanthropy and develop an awareness of the role the United States had in recovery after World War II through the Marshall Plan and the establishment of the United Nations. 

Service Experience 
Students will participate in a service project to address an international children ’s health, nutrition, educational program or child labor issue.
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