Japanese American Incarceration in World War II
In this FREE curriculum unit students examine U.S.-Japanese relations before World War II, the varied experiences of incarcerated Japanese Americans, and the ways that members of the Japanese American community and others in the United States have remembered and continue to remember incarceration.Learn more
The Challenge of Nuclear Weapons
The Challenge of Nuclear Weapons introduces students to the history of nuclear weapons and the concept of deterrence. It examines arguments for and against nuclear weapons and looks at three challenges facing us today: the leftover arsenals of the Cold War, proliferation, and the threat of nuclear terrorism.
South China Sea: Maritime Conflicts
In this lesson students explore, discuss, and evaluate multiple perspectives on maritime disputes in the South China Sea.Learn More
The Middle East: Questions for U.S. Policy
The Middle East: Questions for U.S. Policy draws students into the U.S. policy debate on one of the world's most important regions. Students examine the role of oil in geopolitics, the issues between Israel and the Palestinians, the significance of the Iranian Revolution, and other historical issues that have shaped U.S. relations in the region.