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MLK: A New Sense of Direction (1968)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Dr. King gave this speech just a few months before his assassination and it is his last thorough evaluation of the movement. Still sadly relevant, he...
Recommended Books on Ethics and War
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
From antiquity to today, certain questions concerning ethics and war have remained persistent. These books allow students to analyze how and why we...
Climate Change - What Kids Can Do
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  • English Language Arts
  • Middle School
Warrior Kids seeks to both entertain and educate children and teens. It ties into current events by having the finale take place at the 21st United...
Civil Conversation: Immigration Enforcement Raids
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
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In this structured discussion method, under the guidance of a teacher/facilitator, students are encouraged to engage intellectually with challenging...
MLK on Mass Civil Disobedience, 1968 (excerpt/worksheet)
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  • Civil Rights Movement
  • High School
In March 1968, only a few months before his death, Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered a speech to the SCLC entitled "A New Sense of Direction." In the...
Andrew Carnegie and Philanthropy (Short Biography)
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  • Industrial Revolution
  • High School
A short biography on Andrew Carnegie that focuses mainly on his philanthropic endeavors. The text can be found on this webpage Photo courtesy of...
Arguments for Scottish Independence, 2013 (short reading)
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  • World History
  • High School
In April 2013, in the lead-up to the 2014 Scottish independence referendum, First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond gave a talk "Investing in an...
How Does Geography Shape China's Domestic and Foreign Policies? (short reading)
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This excerpt discusses how China's domestic and foreign policies have largely been shaped by its land size, historic borders, and access to natural...
Nigeria and the Horror of Boko Haram (short handout)
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What is Boko Haram and how did it originate? How did it turn into a violent movement? Why is it in Nigeria and who is its leader? How much does Boko...
How Does Oil Help Determine the Democratic Nature of a Nation? (short reading)
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  • World History
  • High School
Most oil-producing countries have had significant economic growth and rising living standards, yet with a few exceptions, there has been almost no...