Colonization and Independence in Africa
Students explore Africa in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and consider the changes colonialism imposed on African governments, economies, and societies. Students consider the ways Africans responded to European colonialism.Learn more
Refugee Stories: Mapping a Crisis
New update: December 2019. Students gain an understanding of the current refugee crisis by mapping data and exploring personal accounts of refugees.Learn More
The Impeachment Process and President Trump
This lesson helps students understand the Constitutional basis and historical precedents for impeachment.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.
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