The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations is looking for contributors to a new series of lesson plans for secondary teachers. Our first set of topics is below.
If you are a secondary history teacher and would like to be considered as a contributing editor for one or more of the topics, please submit a one paragraph summary of how you would approach the topic and a brief C.V. to the SHAFR Director of Secondary Education, John Tully, at firstname.lastname@example.org. There is a small stipend available to contributing editors. More information is available at www.shafr.org.
The Jay Treaty
The Louisiana Purchase
War of 1812: Another War for Independence?
The United States and the Republic of Texas
Slavery and Civil War Diplomacy
The Philadelphia World’s Fair, 1876
The Philippines after the Spanish-American War
Wilson’s Vision of the Postwar World
FDR and Great Britain in the 1930s
The Yalta Conference
The Marshall Plan
How “Cold” was the Cold War?
The United States and Iran: Troubled Past
Was the Space Race about Space?
The United States and the Middle East: 1945-1967
Nixon Goes to China
Ronald Reagan and the End of the Cold War
The Bush Doctrine: Old or New Strategy?
Lesson Plan Format:
National Standards: (Taken from http://nchs.ucla.edu/standards/)
Connections: (Common elements with other lesson plans; relation of lesson
plan to other non-explicit foreign relations topics)
Other Primary Sources:
John Day Tully
Department of History
Central Connecticut State University
1615 Stanley Street
New Britain, CT 06053
Phone: (860) 832-2812 Email: email@example.com Visit the website at http://www.shafr.org
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