ERIC Number: ED485201
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Teaching American Diplomacy Using Primary Sources: Cuba
Kraft, Michael; Anderson, David J.; Starbird, Caroline; Ertenberg, Samantha
Center for Teaching International Relations
The purpose of this book is to allow high school students to examine the relationship between Cuba and the United States by studying a rich collection of primary materials and classroom-ready lessons which incorporate those materials. This book contains materials from 27 primary sources, including texts of speeches before the House and Senate, articles, legislation, and presidential speeches. Teaching American Diplomacy: Cuba is especially helpful in preparing students for Advanced Placement document-based questions. The sections of the book are: Section 1: U.S.-Cuba Relations ? A Brief History; Section 2: History Activities with Lesson 1: Historical Background of U.S.-Cuba Relations, Lesson 2: Re-writing History ? Missed Opportunities or Disaster Averted?, Lesson 3: Cuba, Castro, and the Cold War, Lesson 4: Using Economic Pressure to Influence Other Nations, Lesson 5: What is Next for U.S. Policy Toward Cuba?, Lesson 6: Shifting Foreign Policy: Carter vs. Bush; Section 3: Civics Activities with Lesson 1: Defining Foreign Policy Interests, Lesson 2: Domestic Influences on Foreign Policy Decision-making, Lesson 3: The Role of human Rights in Foreign Policy, Lesson 4: Regional and Special Interest Influences on Foreign Policy; Section 4: Primary Source Documents with Document Index. Read more at http://www.du.edu/ctir/pubs_why.html.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Primary Sources, Speeches, War, International Relations, Advanced Placement Programs, Foreign Policy, Cubans, Latin American History
Center for Teaching International Relations, 2201 S. Gaylord St., Denver, CO 80208. Tel: 303-871-7963; Tel: 800-967-2847 (Toll Free); Fax 303-871-2456.
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: Denver Univ., CO. Center for Teaching International Relations.