Challenge to the new republic : the War of 1812
Source:Choices for the 21st century, Choices for the 21st Century Education Program, Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University, Volume 4th, Providence, RI, p.41 (2009)
Call Number:Cubb Curr E357 .C49 2009
Keywords:United States--Foreign relations, United States--Foreign relations--Study and teaching (Secondary)--United States, United States--History--1783-1815, United States--History--1783-1815--Study and teaching (Secondary)--United States, United States--History--War of 1812--Causes, United States--History--War of 1812--Causes--Study and teaching (Secondary)--United States
Contents: Map: The United States in 1810 -- Introduction: A new nation -- Part I: Setting precedents in a dangerous world. The Washington administration (1789-1797). The Adams administration (1797-1801) -- Part II: The failure of peaceable coercion. The Jefferson administration (1801-1809). Madison's first administration (1809-1813) -- June 1812: The moment of decision -- Options in brief. Option 1: Defend rights and honor through unlimited war. Option 2: Defend rights and honor through limited maritime war. Option; Contents: Teacher resource book. The Choices approach to historical turning points -- Note to teachers -- Integrating this unit into your curriculum -- Reading strategies and suggestions -- Day one: Setting precedents in a dangerous world -- Day two: Interpreting political cartoons -- Day three: Role-playing the four options : organization and preparation -- Day four: Role-playing the four options : debate and discussion -- Day five: The war and its consequences -- Extra challenge: Topics for further investigation -- Key terms -- Issues toolbox -- Making Choices work in your classroom -- Assessment guide for oral presentations -- Alternative three-day lesson plan.