LP – Wilson and the Post WWI World

Wilson’s Vision of the Postwar World Essential Question: What was Woodrow Wilson’s vision of the world after the Great War? Common Core: RH2, RH6 Objectives: As a result of this lesson, students will be able to: Evaluate Wilson’s Fourteen Points, his negotiations at the Versailles Treaty talks, and the national debate over treaty ratification and the […]

Unfulfilled Expectations

As we all know there are lies, damn lies and statistics.  Nevertheless, for historians interested in public opinion, this week’s Pew Global Attitudes Survey on international views of the United States makes for interesting – if not necessarily surprising – reading. [1] On the positive side, in twelve of the twenty countries polled, a plurality […]