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Meckna, Steven H. – History Teacher, 1999
Describes an Advanced Placement (AP) European history course in a multiethnic, urban school. Provides information on the course and a discussion on teaching strategies, materials, and testing methods. Includes student comments on AP European history versus AP world history. (CMK)
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Course Content, Diversity (Student), Equivalency Tests
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Hill, James – History Teacher, 1999
Discusses the debates concerning (1) content and process in social studies and history and (2) testing and standards in California, noting that Advanced Placement (AP) courses demand a high scholarly standard. Focuses on the AP European history course and examination, addressing history as interpretation, teaching analytical essay writing, and AP…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Equivalency Tests, European History, Historical Interpretation
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Abrash, Merritt – History Teacher, 1975
Suggestions for successfully incorporating art masterpieces into a World History course are provided, plus references and descriptions of some famous art pieces and their relation to history. (JR)
Descriptors: Art Education, Art History, European History, Humanities
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Schwartz, Donald – History Teacher, 1990
Explores the rationale for including the Holocaust in the social studies curriculum and analyzes how aspects can be introduced at elementary grade levels. Outlines course objectives for studying the Holocaust that are relevant to major issues in social studies. Notes 34 states do not require world history courses and textbook content is uneven.…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnocentrism
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Balsamo, Larry T. – History Teacher, 1991
Discusses the state of Germany's armed forces in World War II. Describes Germany's progress from inferior weaponry and unprepared military at the beginning of the war to superior weapons and fighting. Stresses heavy German dependence on horse drawn supply. Credits Germany's defeat to human attrition accelerated by Hitler's operational leadership.…
Descriptors: Armed Forces, European History, Flight Training, Foreign Countries
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Uldricks, Teddy J. – History Teacher, 1975
The purpose of this essay is to identify and direct the reader to some of the new trends in interpreting the Russian Revolution. (Author/JR)
Descriptors: European History, Higher Education, Historiography, History