ERIC Number: EJ463200
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
A Lesson about "History's Lessons".
Banker, Mark T.
OAH Magazine of History, v7 n1 p6-8 Sum 1992
Addresses the ways in which the United States uses history to justify present events. Suggests that two myths about history tend to confuse thinking (1) the notion that history repeats itself, and (2) the belief that hindsight is 20-20. Argues that history teachers must alert students to the complexity of human events and avoid misleading simplicity. (DK)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A