Now showing items 1-20 of 21

    • Americas Archive Document Introductions 

      Messmer, David (2011)
      This course contains modules offering substantial scholarly introductions to some of the documents in the Americas Archive (the James Cramp letters, the Ayers Braach letter, the Independence of Texas document, and the Venezuelan Declaration of Independence). It will provide viewers interested in these elements the archive more information than is ...
    • Catholic Missions and Spanish Colonialism 

      Seglie, AnaMaria; Gauthereau-Bryson, Lorena (2011)
      This course offers a series of modules through which AP history teachers can introduce histories of Spanish colonialism and Catholic missionary work in the Americas. Topics include colonial economies, Mexican-American border history, and race relations. Major historical themes from AP history curriculum include American diversity, American identity, ...
    • Discovering U.S. Empire through the Archive 

      Ledoux, Cory (2010)
      This module explores 19th-century relations between the U.S. and Mexico as well as the U.S. and Native Americans through the travel journal of Mirabeau B. Lamar, the second president of the Republic of Texas.
    • Glossaries and vocabulary lists 

      Seglie, AnaMaria; Gauthereau-Bryson, Lorena; Gauthereau-Bryson, Lorena (2011)
      This collection contains resources such as glossaries and vocabulary lists that were created for use with historical documents found in the free Our Americas Archive Partnership site. They were written for high school AP Spanish students and college students.
    • Hispanic Culture for the Spanish Classroom 

      Gauthereau-Bryson, Lorena; Chang, Grace; Gauthereau-Bryson, Lorena (2011)
      This collection includes cultural-themed modules (in English and in Spanish) aimed at the introductory Spanish language classroom (high school and college). It includes reading passages and lesson plans that emphasize Hispanic culture through authentic material (such as photographs, images, letters, documents, etc.), available for free on the Our ...
    • Introduction to Hemispheric Studies 

      Seglie, AnaMaria (2011)
      This module provides a brief introduction to hemispheric studies. It works through examples of how a hemispheric approach can be employed and overviews the direction of the field. Finally, this modules discusses the hemispheric approach of the Our Americas Archive Partnership and the type of documents it holds.
    • Literary Skills and the Archive 

      Seglie, AnaMaria; Sager, Robin (2006)
      This collection includes modules that provide specific ways to practice literary skills and study literary forms using OAAP documents. These modules suggest how to discuss colonialism, gender, race, travel, poetry, autobiography, and non-fiction documents through close-reading. In addition, each module considers how these skills can help students ...
    • Our Americas Archive Partnership 

      Ledoux, Cory (2011)
      A collection of pedagogical and research modules designed in conjunction with the Our Americas Archive Partnership, a collection of primary documents that suggest a hemispheric, rather than a strictly national, approach to American cultural studies.
    • Pan-Americanism in the Wake of Latin American Independence 

      Ledoux, Cory (2009)
      This module uses a letter by Anastasio Bustamante, third President of Mexico, in order to comment on the ideology of pan-Americanism in the 19th century.
    • Print Culture in the Americas 

      Seglie, AnaMaria; Gauthereau-Bryson, Lorena; Ledoux, Cory; Gauthereau-Bryson, Lorena (2011)
      This course includes modules discussing the print materials surrounding slavery and abolition, the plagiarism of historical materials, historical advertisements, and the circulation of texts throughout the Americas. It could also supplement sections such as the U.S. Civil War, and the emergence of the U.S. as a world power AP history and literature ...
    • Rare Letters of Jefferson Davis 

      Ledoux, Cory (2009)
      This module explores an archived group of rare and unpublished letters written by Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America.
    • Revolution and War in the Hemisphere 

      Seglie, AnaMaria; Bailar, Melissa; Gauthereau-Bryson, Lorena; Sager, Robin; Ledoux, Cory; (2011)
      This course offers AP history and English teachers teaching material for studying different wars throughout the Western Hemisphere. The collection is organized into three major sub-folders: Caribbean and Latin American independence movements, the U.S. Civil War, and the U.S.-Mexican War. Each sub-folder has two or more modules or pedagogical essays ...
    • Slavery in the Americas 

      Seglie, AnaMaria; Ledoux, Cory; Sager, Robin (2011)
      This course includes modules that AP history and literature teachers can use to introduce students to slavery within a broader hemispheric context. It includes discussions of slave sales, labor, gender, rebellion, and revolution. This course or the individual modules within it could help supplement sections of American studies courses concerned with ...
    • Spanish Language/Clase de lenguaje 

      Gauthereau-Bryson, Lorena; Gauthereau-Bryson, Lorena (2011)
      This collection includes modules (in English and in Spanish) aimed at the AP or introductory college Spanish language classroom. It includes lesson plans, reading passages, and resources that emphasize the Spanish language using culture and historical material.
    • Spanish Literature/Literatura en español 

      Seglie, AnaMaria; Gauthereau-Bryson, Lorena; Ledoux, Cory; Gauthereau-Bryson, Lorena (2011)
      This collection includes modules (in English and in Spanish) aimed at the AP or introductory college Spanish language classroom. It includes lesson plans, reading passages, and resources such as glossaries, that can be used for classroom activities, homework, and special projects to emphasize culture and authentic material.
    • The Atlantic Ocean and Hemispheric Histories 

      Seglie, AnaMaria; Sager, Robin (2011)
      This course includes a variety of modules concerning the Atlantic World and Atlantic economies. It allows students to study how the networks of the Atlantic intersected and overlapped with those of the Western Hemisphere. Topics include colonial economies, agriculture, slavery, gender, and anti-slavery print culture. This course also covers majors ...
    • The Civil War Through Contemporary Accounts: The Diary of Alexander Hobbs 

      Lang, Andrew (2010)
      Using the wartime diary of Alexander Hobbs, this module explores how teachers and scholars can approach the Civil War on the Gulf Coast.
    • The Mexican-American Borderlands Culture and History 

      Seglie, AnaMaria; Gauthereau-Bryson, Lorena; Sager, Robin; Gauthereau-Bryson, Lorena (2009)
      This course includes a variety of modules concerning Texas, the Mexican-American borderlands, border histories, migration, Spanish colonialism, and health care. AP history teachers might use this course or individual modules within it to help teach sections on transatlantic encounters and colonial beginnings, colonial North America, territorial ...
    • Travel Literature and History 

      Seglie, AnaMaria; Adams, Carolyn; Sager, Robin; Ledoux, Cory (2011)
      This collection provides modules on different forms of travel. It includes lessons on transported labor and slavery, travel journals, travel fiction, migration, and U.S. imperialism in hemispheric and transatlantic travel. Literature teachers could use this course or individual modules within it to help teach literary genres such as the slave narrative ...
    • Using Historical Documents 

      Seglie, AnaMaria; Bailar, Melissa; Gauthereau-Bryson, Lorena; Chang, Grace; Gauthereau-Bryson, Lorena (2011)
      This course provides useful ways and materials from which to discuss historical records, documentation, print culture, and rare materials for AP history teachers. Teachers and students could use these modules to discuss and learn about different forms of historical research and historiography.