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Analyzing Political Cartoons Based on Immigration

http://webs.rps205.com/departments/TAH/lessonplans.html

Description: The scroll down the page to Analyzing Political Cartoons Based on Immigration will be worth it. Here is a printable lesson outlining the persuasive strategies used by political cartoonists. Cartoon examples relate to the current debate on immigration. Standards 11.9.7, 11.11.7, and 12.8.2

Author: History Connections, Rockford Public Schools

Lesson ID: 129

Brinkmanship: Ronald Reagan Iran-Contra

http://cnn.com/SPECIALS/cold.war/episodes/18/game/

Description: You are President Reagan's national security adviser. The president, fearing that a communist Nicaragua threatens all of Central America, has asked you to find a way to continue helping the "Contras." What would you recommend? Standards 11.9.3 and 11.9.5

Author: CNN Cold War Series

Lesson ID: 159

Diplomatic Field of Dreams: Investigating U.S.- Cuba Relations and Policy Changes

http://www.nytimes.com/learning/teachers/lessons/19990106wednesday.html?searchpv=learning_lessons

Description: Explore past U.S.-Cuban relations, by researching various key events and people in the past century and creating a class timeline, in order to evaluate recently-eased restrictions in policy on Cuba and the potential exhibition baseball games between the Baltimore Orioles and the Cuban national team. Standards 10.9.3, 11.9.3, Economics 12.6.3

Author: Alison Zimbalist, The New York Times Learning Network, Lorin Driggs, The Bank Street College of Education in New York City

Lesson ID: 317

Mock Organization of American States Conference

http://retanet.unm.edu/article.pl?sid=03/05/18/1910311

Description: As diplomats from Latin American countries you come to the conference of the Organization of American States with a resolution to present to your fellow ambassadors that addresses a current critical issue/interest of your country. Standards 10.10 all, 10.11, 11.9.3, 11.9.7 and Economics 12.6.2

Author: Barbara Trujillo, Sandia Prep School

Lesson ID: 724

Trading Off: Examining Multiple Perspectives on the Effects of NAFTA on Mexico and the United States

http://www.nytimes.com/learning/teachers/lessons/20020227wednesday.html?searchpv=learning_lessons

Description: Explore how the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has impacted the people and economies of North America and Mexico.Consider various personas involved in free trade in Mexico and the United States and assess the positive and negative effects that NAFTA may have on these personas. Explore the impact of NAFTA focusing on the corn agribusiness in Mexico, by reading and discussing "In Corn's Cradle, U.S. Imports Bury Family Farms. " Standards 11.9.7 and 12.6.1 economics

Author: Alison Zimbalist, The New York Times Learning Network, Javaid Khan, The Bank Street College of Education in New York City

Lesson ID: 1112

Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/guadalupe-hidalgo/

Description: In groups, identify the issues/causes that led to the Mexican War. Categorize the data as long-term, short-term, or immediate. Each group reports its results to the class in order to create a comprehensive classroom list of the issues/ causes that led to the Mexican War. Groups match or link the articles of the treaty with the causes/issues that led to the war. Teacher will need to provide the background material to young or second language students before starting the lesson. Standards 5.8.6, 8.8.6, 11.9.7 (background)

Author: National Archives and Records Administration, Digital Classroom

Lesson ID: 1128

U.S. Immigration Policy

http://www.closeup.org/immigrat.htm

Description: Examine current immigration policies in the United States, at both the state and federal levels. Consider a variety of viewpoints on several controversial issues related to immigration, and discuss these issues in light of past, current, and proposed legislation. Standards 11.9.7 and 11.11.1

Author: Close-up Foundation

Lesson ID: 1152

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