Analyze teaching strategies used in four classroom examples. Describe how the teachers incorporated themes of unity and diversity into their lessons and compare your answers to the sample answers provided.
Test how much you know about major U.S geographic features, Indian tribes, states and regions, European colonists and territorial expansion. View your correct and incorrect answers, and print out your assessment.
View an engraving and two photographs from U.S. history. As you view these resources, think about what you can identify and interpret through the images, and what kinds of questions you might generate if you were using these images to teach your students.
Political parties have platforms that describe their principles and issue stances in areas such as taxes, education and immigration. Answer the questions to see which party (Democratic, Republican, Green and Libertarian) is your best fit.
What happened to bring about the collapse of Copán, once a thriving center of Maya civilization? Study evidence of its monuments, soil and plants, homes, farms and archaeological remains and use your Copan journal to record important clues.
Read statements by Jefferson and Hamilton on the role of government, the virtue of people, slavery, and the role of cities and decide who had the more enduring vision of America. Your opinion will be added to the tally of others who have visited the site.
During the early Progressive Era, two leaders dominated the debate over the best course for racial advancement in America. Who had the better vision for improving the conditions of African Americans in the early 1900s, Booker T. Washington or W.E.B. Du Bois?
The Hetch Hetchy controversy caused Presidents Roosevelt and Wilson to examine their beliefs, and then act upon them in ways that would forever change the American landscape. Should they have been more active in preserving wilderness from development?