Current Issues Titles
Students use primary source documents, readings, and new media sources as they consider the future of U.S. policy in Afghanistan.
Using readings, documents, statistics, and simulations, students explore the history of U.S. relations with China and consider the global impact of China's transformation.
Students explore the causes and effects of global warming and delve into questions of who is most responsible for and vulnerable to the changing climate.
Readings, and simulations, and primary sources help students step into the shoes of ordinary Cubans to consider Cuba's future.
Readings, speeches, statistics, case studies and simulations enable students to examine U.S. aid policy and explore the ethical dilemmas faced by policy makers.
Through case studies and primary sources, students trace the international community's response to genocide and consider how to respond in the future.
Students use readings, case studies, and primary sources to examine the role human rights has played in international politics.
Drawing on statistics, speeches, and commission reports, students examine the historical and current dimensions of immigration policy from multiple perspectives.
Readings, maps, artwork, documents, and simulations enable students to see the world through Mexican eyes and to contemplate current Mexican policy choices.
Drawing on maps, cartoons, and primary sources, students examine the history of U.S. involvement in the Middle East from 1900 to the present.
Students explore Nigeria's history—from the precolonial to the present—and think about what the country's future might look like.
This Lesson helps students better understand the domestic and international issues around North Korea's nuclear weapons program.
Students use readings, primary sources, and simulations to examine the history of nuclear weapons, explore arguments for and against them, and consider current challenges.
Using readings, maps, cartoons, and primary sources, students explore Russian history and consider the U.S. relationship with Russia today.
With readings, primary sources, statistics, cartoons, and case studies, students prepare for a debate in the U.S. Senate on the response to terrorism.
Drawing on readings, statistics, and simulations, students explore the basics of international trade and consider its role in this era of globalization.
Students use primary source documents, readings, and new media sources as they consider the questions and challenges facing people in Turkey today.
Using primary sources, charts, case studies, and simulations, students examine the historical origins of the UN and consider its role in the world today from multiple perspectives.
U.S. Role in the World
Readings, primary sources, political cartoons, maps, statistics, and simulations draw students into the promise and uncertainty of the modern era.