ERIC Number: EJ528552
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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What U.S. Political History Reveals for Social Studies Education.
Mills, Randy K.
Social Education, v60 n3 p159-61 Mar 1996
Endorses U.S. political history as a colorful and interesting resource for teaching important historical and social science concepts: order and change, elitism and pluralism, creating structures, the Constitution, and the formation of political parties. Discusses these concepts and gives examples of each. (MJP)
Descriptors: Constitutional History, Curriculum Enrichment, Democratic Values, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Development, Instructional Improvement, Interdisciplinary Approach, Political Issues, Political Power, Political Science, Politics, Social Studies, Thematic Approach, United States History
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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