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Weekly posts (published on Monday or Tuesday) highlighting a primary source (either textual or visual) that aligns with the AP Modern World History Curriculum.

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“The Green Revolution Has Been a Team Effort”: Globalizing How We Teach the Green Revolution

Discussion of how to integrate Asian voices when teaching the Green Revolution

“The Green Revolution Has Been a Team Effort”: Globalizing How We Teach the Green Revolution
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“A Localized, Global Network of Resistance”: Teaching Resistance to Economic Globalization

Teaching resistance to globalization using the 1999 Seattle WTO protests

“A Localized, Global Network of Resistance”: Teaching Resistance to Economic Globalization
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“Improves the Conditions of the Colonies”: The First Zionist Settlements in Ottoman Palestine

A discussion of using the first Zionist settlements in Ottoman Palestine to teach colonialism

“Improves the Conditions of the Colonies”: The First Zionist Settlements in Ottoman Palestine
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“When I Came to Jerusalem”: Teaching the Social Changes of Industrialization using Nineteenth Century Jerusalem

Teaching the social effects of industrialization

“When I Came to Jerusalem”: Teaching the Social Changes of Industrialization using Nineteenth Century Jerusalem
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“The Breath of Soviet Russia”: Teaching Soviet Industrialization and Collectivization

Discussion of images to teach Soviet industrialization

“The Breath of Soviet Russia”: Teaching Soviet Industrialization and Collectivization
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“Nobody Expected Seasickness”: Oceanic Migration in the Nineteenth Century

Discussion of a primary source describing the experience of transatlantic migration in the late nineteenth century.

“Nobody Expected Seasickness”: Oceanic Migration in the Nineteenth Century
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“A World Shaped by Enlightenment Ideas of Race and White Supremacy”: Rethinking How We Teach the Enlightenment

Discussion of how to teach the racism of the Enlightenment

“A World Shaped by Enlightenment Ideas of Race and White Supremacy”: Rethinking How We Teach the Enlightenment
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“The Disease Brought Great Desolation”: An Indigenous Account of the Great Dying

Teaching the Great Dying from an Indigenous American perspective

“The Disease Brought Great Desolation”: An Indigenous Account of the Great Dying
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“Desist from Deporting the Jews”: Jews and the Ottoman Empire in the Late Sixteenth Century

Discussion of teaching how Ottoman policy regarding Sephardic Jews changed in the sixteenth century

“Desist from Deporting the Jews”: Jews and the Ottoman Empire in the Late Sixteenth Century
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“A Commerical Market for All Nations”: Benjamin of Tudela’s Descriptions of Baghdad and Alexandria

Discussion of using Benjamin of Tudela as an example of travelers in premodern Afroeurasia

“A Commerical Market for All Nations”: Benjamin of Tudela’s Descriptions of Baghdad and Alexandria