Games and Strategies for Teaching U.S. History

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Walch Publishing, 1998 - Education - 148 pages
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Developed by an acclaimed history teacher in Iowa, this popular resource includes 14 simulations, debates, quiz games and strategy games. It covers key topics from the first explorers to the 2000 presidential elections. Convene a constitutional convention, re-fight the Civil War, relive the Crash of ’29, and much more. Use this ingenious text to reinvigorate your history classes.
 

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Love this book. Students have enjoyed games I have used and look forward to doing it each day.

Contents

A Model Constitutional Convention
7
A Larger Simulation
25
Amending the Constitution
31
The Civil War
37
The Wild West
53
A Simulation of the Great Crash of 1929
75
Berlin 1948
89
Presidential Election
99
Reports
107
Computers
115
Classroom Trials
133
When the Teacher or the Student Is Away from School
143
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