Teaching History: A Journal of Methods

Professional publication covering teaching ideas for history teachers at all levels.

Articles from Vol. 31, No. 1, Spring

Campaigning in 1928: Chickens in Pots and Cars in Backyards
While the military and political accomplishments of World War I were clearly limited, the war, nonetheless, established a foundation for unparalleled economic growth in the United States during the 1920s. A significant consumer economy grew as many...
Dealing with Academic Conflicts in the Classroom: I, Rigoberta Menchu as a Case Study
Writing in 1999, the American anthropologist David Stoll challenged several important elements in Guatemalan Nobel Prize winner Rigoberta Menchu's I, Rigoberta Menchu, a text assigned in courses in many disciplines in American colleges. (1) The controversy...
Mocking Pope and Preacher: Popular Propaganda in the Age of Reformation
Introduction As we enter the twenty-first century, students increasingly rely upon visual imagery for their understanding of past (and present) events. My students can quote confidently from "Troy," "Alexander," "Amistad," and "JFK" to illustrate...