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U.S. History: Exploring Groups: How did WWII change America?: Home


The National World War II Museum Digital Collections


Search for your demographic group to discover photos and interviews with veterans and others.

The purpose of this project is to explore the myriad ways that World War II fundamentally changed America by researching a specific demographic group. 


As an individual or as a group, you will research one of the following demographic groups: 
  • Asian-Americans
  • Black / African-Americans
  • Indigenous / Native Americans
  • Mexican-Americans
  • Women
You - individually or as a member of a group - will produce one of the following:
  • Research Paper
  • Video
  • Podcast





Research Paper

 Notes and Bibliography (NB) sample paper using the Chicago Manual of Style, 17th edition.
From Purdue University Online Writing Center (OWL)


Making a Movie with Your iPhone or iPad from film educator Tom Barrance and his website 



Create a podcast using Garage Band using this tutorial by Mr. Padgett