Assignments & Activities
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Sample of Assignments & Activities
Counterfactual Exercise: America without Television
Television was introduced into the American household during the 1950s. In this counterfactual exercise, your students will consider how Americans' lives and history would be different had the television never been invented.1. Share these ...
Document Analysis: Comic Books and Juvenile Delinquency
During the 1950s, some analysts concluded that comic books contributed to rising rates of juvenile delinquency. (You can read more about that here.) The most prominent propo...