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ERIC Number: EJ386425
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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World War I--Catalyst for the Creation of the Social Studies.
Shermis, S. Samuel
Social Studies, v80 n1 p11-15 Jan-Feb 1989
Discusses the conditions present during and after World War I which led to the creation of social studies as a discrete component in the U.S. school curriculum. Describes these conditions as a public awareness of impending crisis, perception of citizenship as a major social concern, alternatives to traditional citizenship education, and professional organizational activity. (LS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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