The Choices Program curriculum development team is constantly working to develop new material and evaluate and modify existing curriculum units to ensure they incorporate the most up-to-date content, historiography, and pedagogy possible. This page provides a quick glance at our most recent curriculum unit updates and new releases. Check out our In Development page to find out what we’re currently working on and look for announcements on our website, newsletter, and social media for news about future releases. Our Retired Units page notes which units that are no longer available and how they have been or will be replaced. And head to Support for information to assist with implementing our curriculum units and series in your classroom.


NEW – The Vietnam War: Origins, History, and Legacies (First edition. May 2023.)
Russia and the United States: Perspectives from History—Choices for Today (Sixth edition. May 2023.)
Confronting Genocide: Never Again? (Eighth edition. October 2022.)
NEW – Lessons for Ethnic Studies (First edition. August 2022.)
The Middle East: Questions for U.S. Policy (Second edition. July 2022.)


The U.S. Role in a Changing World (Ninth edition. December 2021.)
NEW – Civics Lessons for Student Engagement (First edition. July 2021.)
Responding to Terrorism: Challenges for Democracy (Ninth edition. July 2021.)


NEW – Imperial America: U.S. Global Expansion, 1890-1915 (First edition. May 2021.)
Westward Expansion: A New History
(Second edition. January 2021.)
History, Revolution, and Reform: New Directions for Cuba
(Second edition. December 2020.)
Climate Change and Questions of Justice (Third edition. December 2020.)
NEW – Racial Slavery in the Americas: Resistance, Freedom, and Legacies (First edition. August 2020.)


NEW – The Syrian Civil War (First edition. February 2020.)
The Russian Revolution
(Second edition. February 2020.)
The French Revolution
(Second edition. December 2019.)
Freedom in Our Lifetime: South Africa’s Struggle (Fifth edition. December 2019.)
Colonization and Independence in Africa (Second edition. December 2019.)
China on the World Stage: Weighing the U.S. Response (Thirteenth edition. November 2019.)
The United States in Afghanistan (Third edition. August 2019.)
Brazil: A History of Change (Second edition. July 2019.)
The Iranian Revolution (Fourth edition. July 2019.)


NEW – The Civil War and the Meaning of Liberty (First edition. May 2019.)
Freedom Now: The Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi
(Second edition. February 2019.)
Immigration and the U.S. Policy Debate (Second edition. September 2018.)
The Haitian Revolution
(Second edition. September 2018.)
Russia’s Transformation: Challenges for U.S. Policy (Fifth edition. July 2018.)


NEW – We the People: A New Nation (First edition. May 2018.)
NEW – Japanese American Incarceration in World War II (First edition. April 2018.)
The Cuban Missile Crisis: Considering Its Place in Cold War History (Fifth edition. December 2017.)
NEW – The Middle East: Questions for U.S. Policy (First edition. November 2017.)
The Challenge of Nuclear Weapons (Fourth edition. November 2017.)

Previous Releases

Nigeria: History, Identity, and Change (First edition. June 2017.)
A Global Controversy: The U.S. Invasion of Iraq
(Second edition. April 2017.)
International Trade in a Globalized World
(Second edition. February 2017.)
Competing Visions of Human Rights: Questions for U.S. Policy
 (Third edition. December 2016.)
Empire, Republic, Democracy: Turkey’s Past and Future (Second edition. September 2016.)
The American Revolution: Experiences of Rebellion (First edition. March 2016.)
Between Two Worlds: Mexico at the Crossroads (Tenth edition. May 2015.)
The United Nations: Challenges and Change (Fourth edition. February 2014.)
Dilemmas of Foreign Aid: Debating U.S. Policies (Fifth edition. October 2013.)
Indian Independence and the Question of Partition
(First edition. August 2013.)
Between World Wars: FDR and the Age of Isolationism (First edition. June 2006.)

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