Be prepared for NHD 2008 with Conflict and Compromise in History, a series of three resource books for teachers developed by scholars and expert educators. Brought together by ABC-CLIO Schools and the National History Day, the workbooks aim to equip teachers with all of the materials they need to moves students beyond facts and dates toward a deep critical understanding - exploring connections over time and applications to today's world. It also helps teachers transform the classroom into a forum for unprecedented student participation.
The resource books cover topics of the Presidency, Women’s Movement, and Citizen Soldier that all go to the heart of the American experience and national aspirations. As wars, economic downturns, and political upheavals have challenged this nation's commitment to its ideals, these issues have come to the forefront again and again, sometimes revealing the best facets of the American experiment, sometimes revealing its less appealing side.
Each resource book contains:
- Introductory essays designed to ground readers in the overall topic and to introduce two “defining moments” related to the topic that changed the course of history
- A wealth of primary source materials including laws, poems, quotations, cartoons, speeches, journal entries, editorials, and photographs
- Reference materials providing vital contextual information, including biographies, background essays, glossary terms, and descriptions of places, movements, events, organizations, and more related to the topic
- Engaging classroom activities designed to encourage students to analyze and evaluate the ways that the Presidency, Women’s Movement, and citizen soldiers have been handled throughout the past centuries
This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 27 March, 2007.