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ERIC Number: ED002132
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963-Jun
Pages: 113
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AMERICAN HISTORY AND ECONOMICS (NON-REGENTS).
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.
THE COURSES ARE DESIGNED TO AFFORD A MEANINGFUL SET OF EXPERIENCES RELATED TO THE ABILITIES AND INTERESTS OF THE NON-COLLEGE-ORIENTED HIGH SCHOOL PUPILS. CENTRAL CONCEPTS ARE POINTS OF EMPHASIS. CONTENT IS ORGANIZED AROUND A NUMBER OF KEY IDEAS, WITH AN INDICATION OF RELATED ILLUSTRATIVE DATA. AMERICAN HISTORY IS ORGANIZED INTO FOUR UNITS. THE FIRST UNIT DESCRIBES THE GROWTH OF DEMOCRACY FROM ITS ORIGINS TO THE PRESENT, FOCUSING ON THE PERSONALITIES OF GREAT AMERICAN LEADERS. THE SECOND UNIT PROVIDES A DETAILED ANALYSIS OF THE FUNCTIONING OF THE GOVERNMENT. IN THE THIRD UNIT AN EXAMINATION IS MADE OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE AND THEIR SOCIAL, ECONOMIC, AND CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT. THE FOURTH UNIT TRACES THE DEVELOPMENT OF AMERICAN POLICY AND LEADERSHIP IN WORLD AFFAIRS. IN ECONOMICS, THE COURSE OF STUDY COVERS SIX UNITS, INCLUDING MATERIAL ON CONSUMPTION, STANDARDS OF LIVING, BUSINESS, THE WORKER, GOVERNMENT, AND A CONCLUDING COMPARISON OF OUR ECONOMIC SYSTEM WITH THAT OF THE SOVIET UNION. AN EFFORT IS MADE TO CONCENTRATE ON PROBLEMS AND INFORMATION WITH PRACTICAL AND DIRECT RELEVANCE TO THE EXPERIENCES AND NEEDS OF THE STUDENT.
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Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.
Identifiers: New York (New York)