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Students choosing this project will research a man or woman who has made a significant difference in the life of the community or nation. This person could have performed heroic service in the military, or in fighting crime, or in helping others during the period 1900-1950. Marion, Indiana, like the surrounding communities of Muncie, Kokomo, and Anderson were representative of the boom and bust cycles of the first half of the last century. During this era, Marion experienced the full range of problems facing industrial America. This project has students choose an area resident of at least fifty years ago who made a great effort to deal with those issues, research the individual’s history and significance to Marion/Grant County.


  • Social Studies > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
  • Other




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Local Heroes
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