Immigration and the U.S. Policy Debate
Immigration and the U.S. Policy Debate helps students examine the historical and current dimensions of immigration, a topic that has become a key focus of U.S. policy. Through readings and activities, students explore past immigration laws and consider different policy options for the future.Learn more
The American Revolution: Experiences of Rebellion
Considering the perspectives of various stakeholders—European colonial men and women, enslaved Africans, and native peoples—students explore the complex factors that led to rebellion, war, and, ultimately, the independence of the United States.
History in Dispute: Charlottesville and Confederate Monuments
In this lesson students will understand the idea of historical memory and contextualize recent events in Charlottesville within a larger historical controversy.Learn More
Climate Change and Questions of Justice
Climate Change and Questions of Justice explores the causes and effects of global warming and delves into questions of who is most responsible for and vulnerable to the changing climate. Students grapple with how to respond to climate change at local, national, and international levels in ways that are both effective and fair.