The Nation-Building book is part of the Triumph & Tragedy in History teacher resource book series. The book was developed by expert educators and scholars to challenge students to think critically and to create engaging classroom experiences. The motivating forces U.S. efforts to assume sovereignty of another country, and the experiences of those nation-building efforts are the focus of this book designed to promote active learning and critical thinking. The book provides the followings:
- 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 free speech, immigration, and nation-building have been handled throughout the past centuries
This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 22 June, 2006.