Social Studies

Ex-Bosnian Serb Army Leader Ratko Mladic Guilty of Genocide

Ratko Mladic, the former Bosnian Serb army warlord, has been found guilty of genocide for some of the worst atrocities committed during the Bosnian …

WATCH: Shapiro Deconstructs The Myth 'America Was Founded On Slavery' In New Video

In a new video released by The Daily Wire, titled, "Was America Founded On Slavery?", Daily Wire Editor-in-Chief Ben Shapiro deconstructs the …

Conservative View

New JAR Book: John Adams vs Thomas Paine: Rival Plans for the Early Republic by Jett B. Conner

We are very happy to announce our newest JAR book is now available for sale. John Adams vs Thomas Paine: Rival Plans for the...The post New JAR Book: …

Public education system must uphold comprehensive American history curriculum

Public education system must uphold comprehensive American history curriculumWhen was it that we began to realize that Christopher Columbus was not a …

Education

Top KCPE performer in Kisii wants to be a neuro-surgeon

Sarah's mother describes daughter as hardworking and very respectful.

Education

06/19/1754 - Events - The Albany Congress Begins Session in Albany, New York - American Revolutionary War Forums

The Albany Congress (1754), also known as, "The Conference of Albany" was a meeting of representatives sent by the legislatures of the northern seven …

Public to be heard on proposal to fix elevator at Fort Sumter in South Carolina

For some, the hardest part of visiting Fort Sumter National Monument is getting to see it.<p>For five years now, the handicapped accessible chairlifts …

Charleston

Lesson Plan: Close Reading Activity for the Gettysburg Address

June 18th, 2013<p><i>By Anne Continetti</i><p><b>Overview</b> <b></b>| The Gettysburg Address has been memorized, recited, and admired. Countless readers have discussed its …

Teaching

Washington Nationals Mount Rushmore

(Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)<p>Despite their rough history as both the Montreal Expos and the Washington Nationals, the franchise has had some …

Sports

Mladic still a hero in dying home village

BOZANOVICI, Bosnia (Reuters) - The sign nailed to a tree marking one of the few paved roads bears the name of the village's favorite son: "General Mladic Street".<p>In a garage that serves as the makeshift tavern, his portrait looks down on the men who spend the day sharing a bottle of brandy.<p>Ratko …

World News

What Does a Civic-Ready Student Look Like? Nebraska Leaders Forge a Definition

Remember the idea of "college- and career- ready" students? Add another 'c' to the list: civic-ready.<p>Nebraska's state board of education is drafting …

Education

UNO professor's talk will focus on Cherokee's civil war

The Civil War, we are taught in school, is the story of North versus South. Of Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee. Of slavery and emancipation.<p>But …

Cherokee Nation

Abraham Lincoln’s Biblical Theology of the Civil War

Responding to the public debate that flared up last month about the legacy of the civil war, <b>Meir Soloveichik</b> suggests paying attention to Lincoln’s …

Jewish Culture

Ottawa grants Concordia $9.3 million for social studies

Concordia University has garnered more than $9 million in federal grants aimed at furthering its social studies research.<p>Federal Science Minister …

Canadian News

Episode 161: Smuggling and the American Revolution - Ben Franklin's World

At the end of the French and Indian, or Seven Years’ War in 1763, Great Britain claimed that smuggling was a BIG problem in its North American …

American Revolution

North American Economy on the Eve of the Revolution

How much merit do the economic factors behind the cry “No Taxation Without Representation” have when we consider the origins of the American …

Winner

Caitlin Fitz is Assistant Professor of History at Northwestern University. Her book <i>Our Sister Republics: The United States in an Age of American</i> …

Latin America

An Interview with Harold Holzer: Lincoln, Memory, and Dedication Day

Last Friday, CWI Fellows Abigail Cocco ’19 and Ryan Bilger ’19 interviewed renowned Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer about his upcoming Dedication Day …

Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

November marks the anniversary of the Gettysburg Address (November 19, 1863). The document is an extraordinary primary resource to teach about the …

Teaching

Trump sounds ignorant of history. But racist ideas often masquerade as ignorance.

The racial story is often told from assuming lips.<p>All year, that story has been told from the prevailing assumption that President Trump, White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and other allies of the Trump administration who have rhetorically …

Racism

Civil War, 1861-62 | History Hub

<b>“Let me tell you what is coming. After the sacrifice of countless millions of treasure and hundreds of thousands of lives, you may win Southern</b> …

Military History

Texas Rejects Mexican-American Textbook But Will Consider Elective Course (Again)

The Texas State Board of Education last week voted against a proposed Mexican-American textbook, but agreed to discuss in January the option of …

Education

“Reading Through History” Looks Like An Excellent YouTube Channel For…History Classes

“Reading Through History” has a large selection of short, well-done videos about U.S. and World History. Importantly, the audio narration is slow …

Teaching

The Hidden History of How California Was Built on Genocide

From 1846 to 1873, vigilantes, state militiamen and soldiers killed thousands of California Natives. But as historian Benjamin Madley shows in <i>An</i> …

Indigenous Peoples

Ten Facts About the Early American Economy

1. In 1774, colonial Americans had the highest standard of living on earth<p>AVG. ANNUAL INCOME <br>£13.85<p>According to historian Alice Hansen Jones, …

Economics

A Legacy of Bravery: The Indian Home Guards in the Civil War

Many may not realize that Native Americans played a part in the Civil War, just as they did in many previous American wars. Some Native Americans …

Native Americans

Focused Reading Interventions or How to Fit Into a Size 4 Dress

<i>Blast from the Past: Originally posted February 16, 2015; re-posted on November 9, 2017. This is very timely as this issue has arisen anew about a</i> …

Teaching

School Survey – Isabella's Blog

Hey everyone, this week for “School Talk” I decided to do a survey! I made my survey about everyone’s favorite subject in school. My favorite …

Teaching

Subjects At McDowell!

Some of the teachers here at McDowell.<p>Education and going to school is a very important thing for students. The things that you learn in school now …

Education

Back To The Founding: Six Different Stories Reflect One American Revolution

Russell Shorto is an American historian, writer, and author of the new book, “Revolution Song: The Story of American Freedom.” Using the letters, …