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Happy Farm

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In Happy Farm, players are to collect wooden pieces of pigs, chickens, and cows into families of two. The players throw a die to move across the board and collect animals; when they reach one of the two farmhouses, they may exchange the animals with each other.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Content Area: 
Math
Social Studies
Play Time: 
15 min.

Article 27: The United Nations Security Council Game

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Article 27: The United Nations Security Council Game gets its title from – yes, you guessed it – Article 27 of the United Nations Charter, which includes these two provisions:

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
30 min.

1812: The Invasion of Canada

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The year is 1812. War is raging across Europe and Russia. Napoleon, emperor of France, is seeking to dominate Europe through conquest. France’s enemies, led by England, are engaged in a desperate struggle to defeat Napoleon. England, in dire need of men, is impressing men to serve in its navy.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
90 min.

Scrambled States of America Game

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Quick! Find a state that ends with the letter A. Now find one that borders Tennessee.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
20 min.

13 Days: The Cuban Missile Crisis

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13 Days: The Cuban Missile Crisis is a nail-biting, theme saturated two-player strategy game about the Cuban Missile Crisis. Your fate is determined by how well you deal with the inherent dilemmas of the game, and the conflict.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
45 min.

Packet Row

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New York, 1842: The docks along South Street bustle with activity. Packet ships are constantly arriving and departing. There are so many packet ships waiting along the docks that the area has become known as the "Packet Row".

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
60 min.

City Hall

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City Hall sees players competing to become Mayor of New York City. They do this by attempting to be the most successful at both bringing people into the city as well as campaigning for the citizens' approval. Whoever best balances these two goals will win the election.

Grade Level: 
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
90 min.

New York 1901

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Relive the dawn of modern New York City, the historic years that made it what it is today. Build bigger and higher skyscrapers on some of Lower Manhattan's most iconic streets.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
45 min.

Nations

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From the humble beginnings of civilization through the historical ages of progress, mankind has lived, fought and built together in nations. Great nations protect and provide for their own, while fighting and competing against both other nations and nature itself.

Grade Level: 
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
180 min.

Imperial

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Europe in the age of imperialism. International investors try to achieve the greatest influence in Europe. With their bonds, they control the politics of the six imperial nations: Austria-Hungary, Italy, France, Great Britain, the German Empire, and Russia.

Grade Level: 
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
120 min.

Cardline: Globetrotter

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Players of Cardline: Globetrotter want to rid themselves of cards as quickly as they can, with the first player to have an empty hand winning the game.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
15 min.

Timeline: American History

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In Timeline: American History, players have hands of cards and take turns attempting to place the cards correctly into the growing timeline. Easy at first, but rapidly growing more difficult, Timeline: American History tests your knowledge and helps you learn the history of the nation.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
15 min.

Timeline: Americana

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Timeline: Americana takes the players through a historical tour of the popular history of the country. Each player has a hand of cards, and they take turns trying to place those cards correctly into the growing timeline. Guess correctly to get rid of all your cards and win!

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
15 min.

Timeline: Music & Cinema

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Timeline: Music & Cinema is a card game played using 110 cards. Each card depicts a historical event on both sides, with the year in which that event occurred on only one side. Players take turns placing a card from their hand in a row on the table.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
ELA
Social Studies
Fine Arts
Play Time: 
15 min.

1775: The American Revolution

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In 1775: Rebellion, players take the roles of the American Continental Army and Patriots against the British Army and the Loyalists. Each side tries to control the colonies, provinces and territories.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
90 min.

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