Tag: history

Stop teaching American exceptionalism in schools, teach history.

[Multimedia] Stop teaching American exceptionalism in schools, teach history

Out of our 11 years of attending public school classes, including years of United States and world history courses, it was not until the seventh grade that we had finally learned about America’s brutal treatment of the indigenous people.  For those who have grown up […]

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Political memes are taking over Twitter

Political memes are taking over Twitter

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Grumpy cat. Success kid. The world’s most interesting man. What do these all have in common? They are all part of the online phenomenon that has encompassed the internet for the […]

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A Revolutionary Project

A Revolutionary Project

Every year, AP U.S. History teacher Lisa Hitchcock has her students simulate their choice of influential, yet relatively unknown participants of the American Revolution. Students are required to create a costume, visual, primary source and background information in order to accurately depict their figure. “I began […]

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