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Standards Index: Topic 9.2: Reagan and Conservatism
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Skill 3.C: Compare the arguments or ideas of two main sources.
Theme 5: Politics and power (PCE).
Emergence of the AIDS Crisis
Students will learn the historical context of the AIDS crisis in the United States in the 1980s, and where it stands today.
Race, the Media and the Myth of the ‘Crack Baby’
Students will learn how the news media contributed to a false narrative about the fate of babies born to mothers with addiction problems, what that narrative teaches us about the role of perspective and historical context, and how that false narrative continues to influence us today.