History in Dispute: Charlottesville and Confederate Monuments–A Teacher Resource

This site has some excellent links and resources teachers can use when teaching about the fascist riot in Charlottesville and when teaching about confederate monuments.

It has these objectives:

Students will:

  • Understand the idea of historical memory.
  • Contextualize recent events in Charlottesville within a larger historical controversy.
  • Apply the concept of historical memory to the controversy over Confederate monuments.
  • Appraise media sources that express a range of views on Confederate monuments.

The site contains links to handouts as well as some short videos teachers will find useful. It also gives links to other resources teachers can use.

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