1. American Nations -- An Introduction for US History Students


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    I am a big fan of Colin Woodard's book, and this was my first attempt to incorporate its messages into my 8th grade History course. The colored poster is 18" x 24" and hangs now on a bulletin board in my classroom.

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    • Taxation and Representation: The Imperial Debate between Britain and the Americans


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      Brown University historian Gordon Wood describes the British and American conceptions of representation during the eighteenth century, widely diverging points of view that were forged by radically different experiences with government. This deep divide ultimately led to Revolution, but first, Wood explains, to "one of the great debates about politics in world history."

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