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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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“Famous Fabric Stores”: Song Chinese Silk

Discussion of teaching silk production in Song China

“Famous Fabric Stores”: Song Chinese Silk
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The Popularity of East Asian Buddhist Woodblock Prints

Discussion of using images to teach continuity of Buddhism in East Asia

The Popularity of East Asian Buddhist Woodblock Prints
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“Taken the Examination More than Twenty Times”: The Chinese Examination System

Discussion of primary sources for teaching the Chinese examination system.

“Taken the Examination More than Twenty Times”: The Chinese Examination System
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“Because of Him We Have Many Things”: Two Fun Commercials for Teaching the End of the Cold War

Discussion of two commercials related to the Cold War

“Because of Him We Have Many Things”: Two Fun Commercials for Teaching the End of the Cold War
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“Strengthening the Economic and Social Stability of the Region”: Teaching Regional Trade Agreements and Southeast Asia

Discussion of teaching regional trade agreements

“Strengthening the Economic and Social Stability of the Region”: Teaching Regional Trade Agreements and Southeast Asia
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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