Unit Overview

Using a series of activities to engage the students with their own ideas about what it means to be an American and the historical data that helps to explain the identity America possesses today, we dig into the present, the past and look to the future with regard to who we are as a nation.  The lessons span activities that have students capturing images, brainstorming adjectives, reading deToqueville and analyzing data.  The goal is to question how it is we came to have this identity and what it means to the future of American Identity.