China on the World Stage: Weighing the U.S. Response
Students explore the history of U.S. relations with China and consider the implications of China’s economic growth, societal transformation, and increasing international role.Learn more
The Civil War and the Meaning of Liberty
Students probe the history of the United States from 1830 to 1865. Using primary sources, readings, and lessons, students consider the experiences of people in the U.S. as well as the issues driving the political confrontation over slavery and the meaning of liberty.
The United States in Afghanistan
Students grapple with questions regarding the involvement of the United States in Afghanistan by exploring Afghanistan’s culture and history and then examining the events that led to the Soviet invasion, the arrival of Osama bin Laden, and the situation today.
Guiding Principles for Choices Content Development
Why use the Choices Program’s materials? What will your students gain? The Choices Program’s curriculum materials develop the skills and knowledge young people need to be informed global citizens capable of engaging in thoughtful discussions about history and decision making on contested contemporary policy issues.
Videos featuring Renée Ater, Associate Professor Emerita at the University of Maryland, explore the purposes of historical memorials and analyze several memorials to slavery in the United States.Watch the videos