Subject: Modern History; Social Studies

Grade Level: 5-8; 9-12

This source-based teaching guide introduces students to the story of the UN, its history and mission. By learning about the founding of the UN and analyzing textual or visual primary sources from the early years of the Organization, students will learn about the place of the UN within the post-war era, and will appreciate the unique role of the UN, as the most comprehensive international organization, in the global quest to ensure peaceful and prosperous life to all.


"The Birth of the UN" Teaching Guide: (View Printable Version)