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Standards Index: D2.His.4.9-12.
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Analyze complex and interacting factors that influenced the perspectives of people during different historical eras.
The War on Terror and the Debate Over Torture
Students will learn about the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, focusing on the use of “enhanced interrogation techniques” and the ensuing calls for accountability.
The video segments for this activity come from “American Reckoning,” a Frontline and Retro Report collaboration that examines a little-known story of the civil rights movement.
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.
From Women's Suffrage to the ERA
Students will examine the history of the Equal Rights Amendment, develop a claim, and use evidence gathered from a variety of sources to support their answer.