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ERIC Number: EJ660266
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0148-432X
Mystic Chords of Memory: Cultivating America's Unique Form of Patriotism.
Berns, Walter
American Educator, v26 n1 p26-31,34-38 Spr 2002
Describes the history of U.S. patriotism, asserting that anchored though it is to a set of ideas, there are unique challenges to educating patriots. Suggests the importance of telling the nation's stories through civics education. Explains that patriotism is cultivated when students learn about democratic values, people and events shaping the nation, symbols that trigger love for it, and sacrifices Americans have made for the country. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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