Category Archives: U.S.

“A date that will live in infamy”: Pearl Harbor remembered — Class Discussion

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Early in the morning of December 7, 1941, Japan attacked the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. By the time the assault ended, four U.S. Navy battleships…read more

First Democratic presidential primary debate: How did the candidates do?

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Have your students read the following article and watch some of the highlights from the debate. Then discuss the nature of debates and the candidates’…read more

Second Republican presidential primary debate analysis

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Have your students read the following article and watch some of the highlights from the debate. Then discuss what tactics work using the discussion questions.…read more

How do people of different backgrounds view racial equality in the U.S.? — Class Discussion

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Race relations have been a major topic recently in the United States. Incidents like the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and, more recently, Freddie…read more

Five things your class should know on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

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By Gabby Shacknai Aug. 29 marks the 10-year anniversary of one of the most costly and devastating disasters in American history, Hurricane Katrina. The storm caused…read more

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