History and Current Issues Curriculum

The Choices Program draws on scholarship from Brown University to produce innovative curriculum and videos that make contested international issues accessible, engaging, and relevant to secondary school audiences.

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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.

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Video Series on Memorials to Slavery

Why is it important to commemorate the history of slavery in the United States?

Explore the purposes, challenges, and controversies related to historical memorials.

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.

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