This worksheet allows students to use a primary source document to learn about the Manhattan Project and the testing of the first atomic bomb in New Mexico during July, 1945. I use this worksheet to help students better understand the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.This activity is very easy to use.
In the days before alarm clocks, people like Mary Smith of Brenton Street were employed to rouse sleeping people. They were known as knocker-uppers. Mrs. Smith was paid sixpence a week to shoot dried peas at market workers windows in Limehouse Fields, London. 1870-1945.