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ERIC Number: ED481929
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 121
Abstractor: N/A
America's Heritage: An Adventure in Liberty. High School Edition. First Edition.
Houston Independent School District, TX.
These curriculum materials are intended to supplement classroom resources for teaching high school students the roots of U.S. heritage and the responsibilities of American citizenship. The materials are divided into 14 sections: (1) "Purpose"; (2) "Letter from Superintendent"; (3) "Forward: Miracle of America"; (4) "Preface: From Oppression to Freedom"; (5) "American Heritage Themes"; (6) "1622 Mayflower Compact--Responsibility" (HISD Character Education Focus October); (7) "1776 Declaration of Independence--Freedom" (HISD Character Education Focus November); (8) "1787 Federalist 47--Responsibility" (HISD Character Education December); (9) "1791 First Amendment--Unity" (HISD Character Education Focus February); (10) "1794 Entrepreneurs in History--Progress" (HISD Character Education Focus April; Cornelius Vanderbilt, Andrew Carnegie, James Hill, John D. Rockefeller); (11) "1916 American's Creed--Responsibility" (HISD Character Education Focus January); (12) "1976 U.S. Flag/Federal Flag Code--Freedom" (HISD Character Education Focus March); (13) "1998 Religious Expression in Public Schools--Unity" (HISD Character Education Focus May); and (14) "2000 What Is an American?--Responsibility" (HISD Character Education Focus May). (BT)
American Heritage Education Foundation, Inc., 3501 W. Alabama, Suite 200, Houston, TX 77027-6035. Tel: 713-627-2698; Fax: 713-572-3657; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Houston Independent School District, TX.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: Developed in cooperation with the Robert and Janice McNair Foundation and the American Heritage Education Foundation, Inc. For the Elementary Edition, see SO 035 414. For the Middle School Edition, see SO 035 415.