Wilma Soss emerged from the midcentury zeitgeist because she had the right experience and contacts to champion stockholder rights.
This course provides a historical overview of extremism in the United States from Reconstruction through the present. Students will explore primary sources ranging from political pamphlets to diaries, religious tracts, government records, and films, alongside scholarly literature, to equip them with a foundational knowledge of the history of extremism in the US during the long twentieth century.
Gaslit is at its best when it ruminates on presidential power, showing viewers how loyalty can lead to criminality. The show's individual stories are fascinating, but they often obscure Nixon's guilt, along with the social movements of the period.
This article offers suggestions for integrating scholarship about Ukraine into your syllabi for the coming year. By including works on Ukraine, you will amplify Ukrainian history, culture, and language. In other words, you will let Ukraine speak.
This syllabus approaches the history of the Vietnam War through social history, engaging a variety of perspectives and teaching through oral history narratives and novels. The course schedule includes readings, films, oral histories, and other resources.
Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill and the likely decision to overturn Roe v. Wade are shaped by the histories of bodily autonomy as well as parental rights.
Numerous commentators have drawn a connection between the present wave of volunteers headed to Ukraine and the International Brigades, foreign fighters who went to depend Spain's Republican government in the Spanish Civil War. A look at the experience of those who went to fight in Spain may be instructive to understanding the role of foreign military volunteers today.
White conservatives use vigilante violence and state suppressionist "backlash" tactics to undermine movements for equality. Together, we can stop them.
This syllabus, "White Backlash and the American State," examines the relationship between white vigilantism, state violence, and the American state.
This assignment is the final project for Mexican American History Since 1848. It tasks students with choosing a single topic from the course they think ought to be shared with the public (as a museum exhibit or monument), and using the historical literacy skills they developed during the semester to describe the topic and its significance to society.