It’s Complicated: Bacon’s Rebellion
We explore the complicated history of Bacon’s Rebellion, including policy regarding treatment of Native Americans, unification of indentured Europeans and enslaved Africans, and an outcome leading to the codification of white supremacy.
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It’s Complicated is a series of history classes that examines the complexities of events, people and places in U.S history. Most of the time with historical events, heroes are villains, freedom fighters are terrorists, the bad guy is fighting for a just cause, or the reality is just a lot muddier than we are taught — especially when the event is viewed from the perspective of different people with different experiences and different circumstances. Many times historical events that are not...
Learning goals include helping learners to develop a more complex understanding of historical events, strengthen their historical analysis, and deepen critical thinking skills.
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55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
The Foster Woods Folk School, Teaching the Humanities Within an EcoSocial Justice Framework
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From ancient times, humans have used stories to better understand themselves and their place in the universe. Stories explain our past and how we can create a better time and world for ourselves and those who will come after us. This is the heart...