ERIC Number: ED442709
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching American Diplomacy Using Primary Sources. The Expansion of NATO.
Miles, Michael; Schuster, Heidi
In this high school U.S. government and U.S. history curriculum unit, students examine in depth the expansion of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Detailed activities are provided to teach students about the origins of NATO, its impact on U.S. foreign policy, and its future directions, particularly the enlargement of NATO in the post-Cold War world. The materials include informational handouts for students, background information for teachers, lesson ideas and outlines, black line masters, rubrics, application to civics and history standards, and primary source documents, including the correspondence of key figures in the history and development of NATO, newspaper articles, and transcripts of Congressional testimony. (RJC)
Descriptors: Civics, Constitutional History, Constitutional Law, Diplomatic History, Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Government (Administrative Body), High Schools, International Relations, National Defense, National Security, Political Science, Presidents of the United States, Primary Sources, Social Studies, Teaching Guides, United States History
Center for Teaching International Relations, University of Denver, 2201 South Gaylord Street, Denver, CO 80208-0268; tel: 303-871-3106; Web site: (http://www.du.edu/ctir/); ($19.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Una Chapman Cox Foundation, Corpus Christi, TX.
Authoring Institution: Denver Univ., CO. Center for Teaching International Relations.