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:┬áThe 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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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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Ivan L. Otto on Emigration to the U.S.

This clip relates to numerous content standards from the Ohio Department of Education curriculum for Social Studies education, including: Modern World History Content Statement #9: Industrialization had social, political and economic effects on Western Europe and the world. World Geography Content Statement #8: Physical, cultural, economic and political factors contribute to human migrations (e.g., drought, […]

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Bill Leshinetsky on Immigration and the Korean War

The following clip relates to the Ohio Department of Education curriculum for Social Studies education through: Modern World History Content Statement #4 – Historians analyze cause, effect, sequence and correlation in historical events, including multiple causation and long- and short-term causal relations. Modern World History Content Statement #19 – Treaties and agreements at the end […]

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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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Ben Stefanski on Carl Stokes and Environmentalism

The following clip relates to the Ohio Department of Education curriculum for Social Studies education through: 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. World Geography Content Statement #3 – Human modifications of the physical environment […]

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Bill Leshinetsky on Refugee Experience in World War II

The following clip relates to the Ohio Department of Education curriculum for Social Studies education through: Modern World History Content Statement #4 – Historians analyze cause, effect, sequence and correlation in historical events, including multiple causation and long- and short-term causal relations. Modern World History Content Statement #19 –┬áTreaties and agreements at the end of […]

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Roman Zorska on Lithuanian Immigration

The following clip relates to the Ohio Department of Education curriculum for Social Studies education through: Modern World History Content Statement #19 – Treaties and agreements at the end of World War II changed national boundaries and created multinational organizations. Modern World History Content Statement #23 – The breakup of the Soviet Union ended the […]

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