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2019 NCSS/NCGE/TCSS Conference | Sessions | 2019

Teaching America as an Empire: How Do We Stack Up?

Fri Nov 22 9:50 am to 10:45 am
Room: 
Ballroom Prefunction Area Level 4
SessionType: 
Poster
Subject: 
US History
The world's great powers have usually been referred to as empires. With America's vast territory and expansive foreign policy, should we teach about America as an empire?
Presenters: 

Austin Cessna, Clarion University Council for the Studies, Clarion, PA; Antonio Cercone, Clarion Council for the Social Studies, Trafford, PA

Instructional Foci: 
Civic Thinking
Geographic Thinking
Historical Thinking
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