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Standard USHC.5

USHC.5 Demonstrate the impact of Americas global leadership on technological advancements, the transition to a post-industrial society, and ongoing debates over identity in the period 1945present.

Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2020

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The Space Race, Part 2 - Gemini And Apollo
The Space Race, Part 2 - Gemini And Apollo

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Gemini is the not widely known bridge between Mercury, and the Apollo Program. Gemini would serve as the test-bed for Apollo; to prepare NASA for trips to the moon. After the successes with the Gemini...
Freedom of Thought and Religion | Periscope
Freedom of Thought and Religion | Periscope

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The world is full of different cultures and religions. But in some areas of the world people are not allowed to talk about their faith and opinions. The United Nations considers the right to express...
Human Rights | Periscope
Human Rights | Periscope

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Every nation provides its people with a certain rights. These may be the right to vote, the right to work, or freedom of speech. The idea that the most important rights should be shared by people in...
Gloria Steinem (1934 -     ) | Periscope
Gloria Steinem (1934 - ) | Periscope

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Writer and women's rights advocate Gloria Steinem helped found the magazine Ms., the first national women's magazine run by women. As an advocate, she organized political campaigns and rallies in...
Ruby Bridges Today | Periscope
Ruby Bridges Today | Periscope

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Ruby still lives in New Orleans. She runs the Ruby Bridges Foundation to help troubled children at William Frantz and other schools. With the group, Ruby travels the country advocating the importance...
Story of Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles | Periscope
Story of Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles | Periscope

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Ruby's friend, psychiatrist Dr. Robert Coles, wrote "The Story of Ruby Bridges." At William Frantz, Ruby attended an empty classroom. Some parents refused to let their children go to the integrated...
Policemen & Federal Marshals | Periscope
Policemen & Federal Marshals | Periscope

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By the time Ruby was six years old, there were new laws stating that African American and white students had to integrate, or share, schools. People such as Martin Luther King, Jr. had worked for...