Teaching American History in a Global Context

Teaching American History in a Global Context

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This comprehensive resource is an invaluable teaching aid for adding a global dimension to students' understanding of American history. It includes a wide range of materials from scholarly articles and reports to original syllabi and ready-to-use lesson plans to guide teachers in enlarging the frame of introductory American history courses to an international view.The contributors include well-known American history scholars as well as gifted classroom teachers, and the book's emphasis on immigration, race, and gender points to ways for teachers to integrate international and multicultural education, America in the World, and the World in America in their courses. The book also includes a 'Views from Abroad' section that examines problems and strategies for teaching American history to foreign audiences or recent immigrants. A comprehensive, annotated guide directs teachers to additional print and online resources.Read Articles II, III, V, VI aloud, and ask students to respond to this question: How did the French feel about slaves and ... colonies in America had a lot of different laws about slaves, but never made a comprehensive code like this one for all ... Article X. [M]arriages will be observed both for free persons and for slaves . . . without the consent of the father and the ... The children who will be born of marriage between slaves will be slaves and will belong to the master of the women slaves.

Title:Teaching American History in a Global Context
Author:Carl J. Guarneri, Jim Davis
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-07-17


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