--Katy Benedetto, Alexandra Lamb, and Robert Cohen
With the help of primary sources, teachers can give students the opportunity to reflect on the complexity and contradictions of U.S foreign policy by introducing them to Chile’s September 11.
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An interdisciplinary project teaches students about the human costs of past and current wars. Mines and UXO (unexploded ordnance) continue to injure civilians long after a conflict has ended. (See p. 10-15)
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Students' abilities to analyze pictures vary just as their reading skills do. Handouts with four propaganda images challenge students to apply what they have learned about history. See pp. 9-15.
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