Historical Thinking Texts/Publicationss in High School Social Studies

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A Study Guide to the Four Freedoms
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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?"...
Recommended Books on Genocide and Intervention
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  • High School
How do we prevent genocide? When does one have the right and moral obligation to intervene to stop mass violence? The books on this webpage offer...
Grade School During the Chinese Cultural Revolution, 1973 (Worksheet)
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  • High School
During the Cultural Revolution, Chairman Mao sought to impose his doctrines, known as "Mao Zedong Thought," on all aspects of Chinese society. Using...
Was Soviet Policy Dictated by the Empire's Strength or Weakness? (Worksheet)
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By 1981, the Soviet Union's economy was stagnant for years, yet it remained a global superpower because of its military might. This seemingly...
How Does the Civil Rights Movement Relate to the Plight of Refugees? 1978 (Worksheet)
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  • High School
Bayard Rustin was a leading American civil rights strategist during the 1950s and 1960s, who was best known for organizing the March on Washington in...
Martin Luther King and the Philosophy of Nonviolence
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Martin Luther King, Jr. is remembered for his achievements in civil rights and for the methods he used to get there — namely, nonviolence. More than...
How Should We Define Fascism Today? (worksheet)
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Political ideologies such as democracy, socialism, and fascism have flexible definitions that can depend on the government you are describing, the...
Socialism, Capitalism, and Social Democracy: A Primer
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  • High School
Political ideologies such as democracy, socialism, and fascism have flexible definitions that can depend on the government you are describing, the...
Should the U.S. Have Invaded Iraq in 2003 for the Purpose of Democracy Promotion? (worksheet)
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On March 20, 2003, the United States military, under the command of President George W. Bush, invaded Iraq along with a "coalition of the willing."...
Should Democracy Promotion Still Be a United States Priority? (Socratic Seminar)
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  • High School
In the 20th and early 21st centuries, the United States was extremely active in promoting democracy abroad. From World War II to proxy wars during...