Rob Reidy on Being in El Salvador During the Civil War

The following clips can be aligned to the following Ohio Department of Education Social Studies Standards: American History #24: The United States followed a policy of containment during the Cold War in response to the spread of communism. Contemporary World Issues #7: Individuals can participate through non-governmental organizations to help address humanitarian needs.     Abstract: […]

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Sheila Marie Tobbe on Current Migration Crisis in Latin America

This story clip can be aligned to the following Ohio Department of Education Social Studies Standards: American History #4: Historians analyze cause, effect, sequence and correlation in historical events, including multiple causation and long- and short-term causal relations. American History #24: The United States followed a policy of containment during the Cold War in response […]

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Sheila Marie Tobbe on Meeting Oscar Romero

This story clip can be aligned to the following Ohio Department of Education Social Studies Standards: Contemporary World Issues #5: Individuals can identify, assess and evaluate world events, engage in deliberative civil debate and influence public processes to address global issues. Contemporary World Issues #18: Individuals and organizations work within, or outside of, established systems of power, […]

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Bob Begin on Reasons for Protest

This story clip can be aligned to the following Ohio Department of Education Social Studies Standards: American History Content Statement 3: Historians develop theses and use evidence to support or refute positions. American History Content Statement 26: The Cold War and conflicts in Korea and Vietnam influenced domestic and international politics. American History Content Statement […]

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Martha Owen on Women in El Salvador

This story clip can be aligned to the following Ohio Department of Education Social Studies Standards: Contemporary World Issues Content Statement 8: Beliefs about civil and human rights vary among social and governmental systems. Modern World History Content Statement 2: The use of primary and secondary sources of information includes an examination of the credibility […]

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David Goldberg on Prison Lobbying

This story clip can be aligned to the following Ohio Department of Education Social Studies Standards: American Government Content Statement #2: Political parties, interest groups and the media provide opportunities for civic involvement through various means. Contemporary World Issues Content Statement #6: Effective civic participation involves identifying problems or dilemmas, proposing appropriate solutions, formulating action plans, and […]

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David Goldberg on Draft Resistance during the Vietnam War

This story clip can be aligned to the following Ohio Department of Education Social Studies Standards: American History Content Statement #31: Political debates focused on the extent of the role of government in the economy, environmental protection, social welfare and national security. Contemporary World Issues Content Statement #6: Effective civic participation involves identifying problems or […]

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Hedvika Sfiligoj on Slavic Animosity

The following clip relates to the Ohio Department of Education curriculum for Social Studies education through: Modern World History Content Statement #15 – The consequences of World War I and the worldwide depression set the stage for the Russian Revolution, the rise of totalitarianism, aggressive Axis expansion and the policy of appeasement, which in turn […]

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