Kennedy, David M., Lizabeth Cohen, and Thomas Andrew Bailey. The American Pageant: a history of the republic. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2002.
Revolutionary Critical Thinking Lessons:
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1673: Marquette and Joliet Explore the Mississippi
1702: The Effects of the Fur Trade 1763: Pontiac Urges Wisconsin Indians to Fight 1881: Who Built the Effigy Mounds?
Antebellum Critical Thinking Lessons: 1. 2. 3. 4. Civil War and Reconstruction
(1783) 1846: Should Women Be Allowed to Own Property? 1827: Joseph Street Tries to Prevent the Black Hawk War
1850: The U.S. Government Deceives the Ojibwe 1854: A Real‐Life ʺLittle Houseʺ Story
1862: A Wisconsin Soldier Refuses to Give Slaves Back to Their Owners 1865: Should Black Citizens Be Allowed to Vote?
1869: Should Wisconsinʹs Forests Be Saved? 1886: Should Government Use Violence to
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World War I Critical Thinking Lessons:
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Suppress Demonstrations? 1890: English‐only in Wisconsin Schools? 1910: Should Native American Children Be Mainstreamed? 1911: Should Women Be Allowed to Vote? 1918: German Language Books Burned in the Street
1935: What Should the Government Do about Unemployment and Poverty? 1950: Communist and Anti‐Communist Propaganda
1966‐1984: Desegregating Wisconsin Schools and Neighborhoods 1975‐1990: Accommodating New Immigrants
World War II Critical Thinking Lessons:
Post‐Cold War Critical Thinking Lessons: