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2019 NCSS/NCGE/TCSS Conference | Sessions | 2019

What Warrants War on Water? Why USS Maine but not Reuben James?

Fri Nov 22 2:05 pm to 3:00 pm
Room: 
Ballroom Prefunction Area Level 4
SessionType: 
Poster
Subject: 
US History
The seizing and sinking of ships from the USS Philadelphia to Reuben James to Pueblo were provocative incidents where the United States decided against war. Why? Learn how students explored U.S. actions when on the brink of war.
Presenters: 

Maddy O'Rourke, Noah Jenkins,University of Kansas Council for the Social Studies, Lawrence, KS

Instructional Foci: 
Historical Thinking
Inquiry
Issues Centered Education
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