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TOUR: ECHOES OF THE GREAT WAR: AMERICAN EXPERIENCES OF WORLD WAR I (March Lottery)Program Description: In this tour, students will examine the story of the United States in World War I “over here” and “over there” through film, posters, letters, and diaries held at the Library of Congress. Students will practice close examination of sources and will consider the role of propaganda in mobilizing a nation for war, soldiers’ experiences in the field and on their return, and the lasting effects of the war on the nation.Program Time: 10 amDate(s): 5/25/17, 6/8/17Time: 10:00amLength of Event: 1 hourLocation: Library of Congress, Thomas Jefferson Building, First Street SE and Independence Avenue SE (Closest Metro is Capitol South. Buses cannot drop off in front of the building. Closest drop area is 2nd St and East Capitol, near Folger Shakespeare Library or at the Garfield Memorial beyond the Capitol)Discipline: History, GeographyCurriculum Connections: History/GeographyGrades: 9-12
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