LP – 1876 World’s Fair

The Centennial International Exhibition, 1876 Common Core Standards: RH2 Connections:  This lesson should be preceded by a lesson on the origins of the world’s fair experience.  It is to be included in the discussion of the flowering of the industrial revolution in the U.S. Time:  The lesson is designed to take one 50 minute class […]

Rising Isolationism, A Renewed Danger?

It is an honor to be kicking off the blog for the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations for the fall of 2011. I thank Andrew Johns, Brian Etheridge, and the officers of SHAFR for the invitation, and I look forward to an excellent year of diverse debates and dynamic discussions. For this column, […]