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Topcu, Meymune N.; Hirst, William – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 2020
People are routinely involved in remembering the national past and imagining the national future, especially when making political decisions. These processes, however, have not been explored extensively. The present research aims to address this lacuna. In 2 experiments (N = 203), participants were asked to remember and imagine events that involve…
Descriptors: Memory, Historical Interpretation, Imagination, Time Perspective
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Shuttleworth, Jay M.; Patterson, Timothy – Theory and Research in Social Education, 2020
The American media has historically favored conservative critiques when reporting about national history exam results. Utilizing the frameworks of critical media studies and collective memory, this mixed methods study analyzes the media responses to the 2014 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) United States history exam. Findings…
Descriptors: Criticism, News Reporting, Tests, United States History
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Birnbaum, Nicholas – Social Education, 2020
Data on age and sex composition are some of the most basic statistics a nation can collect about its people. They are determined by births, deaths, and migration and, in turn, affect other demographic characteristics such as fertility rates and regional changes in population (increases or decreases). In fact, both of these are the two constants…
Descriptors: Census Figures, Futures (of Society), Trend Analysis, Age Groups
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Bronstein, Erin A. – Social Studies, 2020
This study examines world history teachers' attitudes regarding teaching U.S. presidential elections. During interviews with nine teachers, participants emphasized that the competing demands of their classrooms negatively influenced their willingness to teach about the U.S. presidential elections generally, and the 2016 Election specifically. The…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Citizenship, Elections, Presidents
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McCorkle, William – Social Studies, 2020
The American Revolution is central to the identity of citizens of the United States. It is, therefore, rarely critiqued in the U.S. social studies classroom. This article examines how teachers can discuss the American Revolution using both a critical historical approach and the ideas of peace education, particularly the strand that focuses on the…
Descriptors: Peace, Teaching Methods, United States History, Social Studies
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Cohen, Eliot A. – Education Next, 2020
Particularly for Americans, patriotic history is a kind of glue for an extraordinarily diverse republic. Civic education requires students engage with their history--not only to know whence conventions, principles, and laws have come, but also to develop an attachment to them. This article looks at how American history should educate, but also…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Citizenship Education, Civics, Patriotism
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Bickford, John H.; Hendrickson, Ryan C. – Social Studies, 2020
This article presents a guided inquiry into Thomas Jefferson's place in American memory. It centers on Jefferson's liberty-based articulations and his involvement in slavery, which are paradoxical when juxtaposed. Evocative primary sources and competing secondary sources ground the inquiry. Discipline-specific strategies direct students through…
Descriptors: Presidents, Slavery, Social Studies, History Instruction
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Bickford, John H.; Clabough, Jeremiah – Social Studies, 2020
In this article, the authors discuss how to explore the agency of ordinary citizens using local institutions to combat Jim Crow segregation laws during Freedom Summer. Primary sources from Miami (OH) University website about Freedom Summer and Susan Goldman Rubin's trade book ground the inquiry. Through the series of activities discussed, middle…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Citizen Participation, Middle School Students, Primary Sources
Stitzlein, Sarah M.; Abowitz, Kathleen Knight – Phi Delta Kappan, 2020
Societal stories about school do not just reflect our current views and values, they also shape our political preferences and the realities that result from them. In recent decades, stories of the traditional common school and its more collectivist, shared culture have given way to newer stories oriented around competition and choice. Sarah…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Public Schools, Traditional Schools, Urban Schools
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Coles, Justin A.; Powell, Tunette – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2020
Through an analysis of Black urban high school youth's critical engagements with literacy, the authors examine school suspensions--particularly disproportionality--as anti-Black symbolic violence. By historically mapping the terrain of discipline, from chattel slavery to "The New Jim Crow," the article unearths the connection between…
Descriptors: African American Students, Suspension, Disproportionate Representation, Racial Bias
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Misco, Thomas; Stahlsmith, Megan – Social Studies, 2020
This article explores the ways in which social studies classrooms can explore the history and status of U.S. territories as "unincorporated." We focus on the "Insular Cases" and in particular "Downes v. Bidwell" (1901), examine the construct of colonies as anathema to democracy, and explore the precedents court case…
Descriptors: Social Studies, History Instruction, Foreign Policy, Court Litigation
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Hughes, Sherick – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2020
This research addresses the guiding autoethnographic question: "What three key institutional incidents/conditions inform my Black scholar-activism for predominantly White education in this historical moment?" Moreover, it applies autoethnography to illuminate three key incidents/conditions involving: (1) predominantly White…
Descriptors: African American Teachers, Whites, Undergraduate Students, White Students
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Lu, Joyce – Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2020
Battle Battle: Engaging Diversity in the American Liberal Arts College examines the production of an Asian American hip-hop musical, directed by the author, at a private liberal arts college in the US. This article demonstrates how the production process was determined by the complex history of racial formation and relations in America. Those who…
Descriptors: Liberal Arts, Asian Americans, Music, Private Colleges
Guelzo, Allen – American Council of Trustees and Alumni, 2020
Why do we teach U.S. history and government to students? The answer is simple: to prepare students for engaged and informed citizenry, the essential ingredient for preserving the American republic. Unfortunately, ACTA's most recent "What Will They Learn?"® survey of the core curricula at over 1,100 colleges and universities found that…
Descriptors: History Instruction, United States History, Higher Education, Governance
Finn, Chester E., Jr. – American Enterprise Institute, 2020
Would-be citizens must complete a multistep process that includes answering--in person and orally--10 questions selected from 100. These 100 questions range across civics, American government, US history, a bit of geography, and even major holidays and symbols. The revealing 2018 Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation survey shows that…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civics, Tests, Curriculum Development
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