Social Studies Chapters

How do we make a "sound judgment" in a culturally diverse society? How do we know the best path to follow in an interdependent world? These stories, based on social-studies, help us to understand that personal and environmental relationships impact our lives and our world.

Penn goes "against the crown" and must defend himself in London's Old Bailey.

Douglass is not the only one speaking out and writing against slavery; even children's books condemn it.

NASA designs four "abort methods" in case the space shuttle has a problem during its ascent, following launch..

Thatcher grows up in a middle class family where independent thinking, being practical and loving politics is normal.

Jefferson, the third child in his family, is born in Virginia in 1743.

Jacob Abrams and fellow Russian socialists suffer arrest and trial for speaking and writing against US-government actions.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer speaks out against Hitlers position on Jews.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer speaks out against Hitler's position on Jews. He believes that to remain silent is wrong; to not act is, in fact, to act.

Caddies help golfers with advice to improve their game in a similar way that spiritual advisors help people to improve their lives.

In a speech, Bobby announces the killing of his friend, Martin Luther King, Jr.

Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt, and Joseph Stalin are allies in the plan to defeat Hitler.

Truman decides that instead of invading Japan, the U.S. will use its new atomic weapons to force Japan's surrender.

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