Women in WWI two lesson sequence

Published on the centenary of the first International Congress of Women on 28 April 1915, this two-lesson sequence allows students to explore independently the wide range of activities women were engaged in during World War I (WWI) and ask, are women the real peacemakers? Students will become experts in the stories they discover about women who strove for peace, supported the war, worked, campaigned for suffrage or tried to help the victims of war. Click here to download the the lessons (pdf)...
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Alfred Nobel’s Thoughts about War and Peace

https://www.nobelprize.org/alfred_nobel/biographical/articles/tagil/ When Alfred Nobel's will was made known after his death in San Remo on 10 December 1896, and when it was disclosed that he had established a special peace prize, this immediately created a great international sensation. The name Nobel was connected with explosives and with inventions useful to the art of making war, but certainly not with questions related to peace. Alfred Nobel's will prescribed that the Peace Prize was to...
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