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.
Primary Source Spotlight: Veterans Administration
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans History Project
guided primary source analysis
Ancient Rome’s Veterans with Disabilities: Roman Accounts and U.S. Veteran Comparisons
middle school lesson
Civics, Social Studies
VA, veteran's history, veterans, Veterans Affairs Department