Lesson Plans

Ancient Rome’s Veterans with Disabilities: Roman Accounts and U.S. Veteran Comparisons

Students compare how two societies separated by centuries think about and act toward veterans who live with a disability.

Who Should Care for America’s Veterans?

Students investigate the U.S. government’s role in the care of returning soldiers throughout history, then craft a proposal to the Veterans Affairs Department outlining how returning veterans today should be cared for that addresses medical care (both physical and mental health), job training/search, education, and housing.

Bonus Veterans

Students analyze primary sources to learn about the Bonus Army and to consider the question, How does informing ourselves about the past guide us in the future?