Carnegie Council has pulled excerpts from some of our most relevant primary sources and recent lectures for use in the social studies classroom. Each excerpt is in .doc form for easy teacher modifications. We have also provided the full transcript for each document for better context of the authors' arguments.
POLITICAL IDEOLOGIES New section for 2018!
GLOBAL HISTORY AND COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT
China, Russia, Nigeria, Mexico, UK, Iran, Middle East/Comparative Government Terms
U.S. HISTORY AND GOVERNMENT
Civil Rights, U.S. Government, Andrew Carnegie, Early 20th Century Peace Movements, World War I, Iraq War (New for 2018!)
Chinese Refugees' Perceptions of Commune Land Productivity versus Official Reports (1976)
Refugee Accounts of the Great Chinese Famine
Grade School during the Chinese Cultural Revolution (1973)
University during the Chinese Cultural Revolution (1973)
What are the Biggest Threats to China's Security?
How Does Geography Shape China's Domestic and Foreign Policies?
How Should a Transitional Democracy Ensure Law and Order? (2002)
Working within Nigeria's Sharia Courts
Nigeria and the Horror of Boko Haram
Is Authoritarianism and Corruption Endemic in Nigeria? (2006)
MIDDLE EAST/COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT TERMS:
How Does Oil Help Determine the Democratic Nature of a State?
Why is the Resource Curse an Obstacle to National Prosperity?
Does Immigration Challenge National Sovereignty?
How Should the U.S. Address Authoritarian States in the post-Arab Spring World?
U.S. CIVIL RIGHTS:
How Does the Civil Rights Movement Relate to the Plight of Refugees? (Bayard Rustin, 1978)
How Did the Cold War and Church Relate to the Civil Rights Movement? (March 1960)
Hawaiian Statehood and the Civil Rights Movement (August 1959)
Mass Civil Disobedience
MLK on the 1967 Race Riots
African American Identity and Double Consciousness
EARLY 20TH CENTURY PEACE MOVEMENTS:
WORLD WAR I:
IRAQ WAR: New section for 2018!
POLITICAL IDEOLOGIES: New section for 2018!
What is a Liberal Democracy?
Why is Populism not Consistent with Liberal Democracy?
How Should We Define Fascism Today?
Illiberal Democracy and the Middle East
Socialism, Capitalism, and Social Democracy: A Primer