Historical Thinking Handouts in High School Social Studies

Find free High School Social Studies Handouts on Historical Thinking.
WARS & WHY THEY EXIST -  'KALASHNIKOV'S DREAM'
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Common Core
'Kalashnikov's Dream' is an engaging, cross-curricular program. Presented in four media-rich lessons as a ‘kit’, the completed program allows...
The Great Thanksgiving Listen (2019)
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Common Core
The Great Thanksgiving Listen is a national education project that empowers high school students to create an oral history of the contemporary United...
The Constitutional Convention: Balance of Powers
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
History is the chronicle of choices made by actors/agents/protagonists in specific contexts. This simulation places students in the midst of the...
Introduction to the Holocaust: Documentary Film and Classroom Materials
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Standards aligned
Organized around a Museum-produced 38-minute documentary, The Path to Nazi Genocide , these materials and discussion questions provide students with...
How To Teach About The Holocaust
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Teaching about the Holocaust to middle or high school students can be a daunting task. How should you approach it? Where should you start? The United...
A Study Guide to the Four Freedoms
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This 2005 booklet explores the George W. Bush administration's policies in the light of FDR's "Four Freedoms" and asks, "How are we measuring up?"...
What are the Biggest Threats to China's Security? (Worksheet)
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Columbia professor Andrew Nathan spoke at Carnegie Council in February 2013 about his new co-authored book, China's Search for Security. In the...
Andrew Carnegie's New Year Greeting, 1914 (Worksheet)
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Andrew Carnegie devoted the later part of his life to promoting world peace. He argued that just as men had realized the barbarity of dueling ("...
How Free is the Press in Russia? (Worksheet)
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
In 2011, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs hosted a delegation of ten senior figures from the Russian media who were part of a...
How Democratic is Russia? (Worksheet)
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
President Vladimir Putin has won the presidential elections twice and is very popular in opinion polls. Does that make his administration democratic...