Historical Thinking Texts/Publicationss in High School Social Studies

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Primary Sources from the Carnegie Council
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We curated our favorite primary sources for classes that focus on 20th and 21st century American and global history, economics and philosophy...
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?"...
World History and Geography Book Recommendations
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Over the past five years, some of the world's most prominent authors have spoken about their new books at Carnegie Council. From these thinkers, we...
Recommended Books on Genocide and Intervention
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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...
Visiting Mahatma Gandhi, 1929
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In 1928-29, Henry Atkinson, president of the Church Peace Union (now Carnegie Council) took a five-month trip through Asia to meet with religious...
MLK: A New Sense of Direction (1968)
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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...
Grade School During the Chinese Cultural Revolution, 1973 (Worksheet)
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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...
Is Iran a Theocracy, a Democracy, or Both? (Worksheet)
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On November 15, 2011, Mohammad Javad Ardashir Larijani spoke at Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs on a variety of topics...
Why is the Resource Curse an Obstacle to National Prosperity? (Worksheet)
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Why do some countries that are rich with natural resources have so many impoverished people? This phenomenon is known as the resource curse (...