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A brief history of the U.S. and Cuba

150 years of tension may be coming to an end.

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, April 12, 2016 4:02 PM

 

This video offers some good perspective on the competing historical visions that help to shape the tension between the United States and Cuba.  I enjoyed this one because it explicitly states during what many refer to as the age of imperialism.

 

Questions to Ponder:  How would you feel about the normalizing of political and economic relations between the United States and Cuba if you grew up in Cuba?  What if you were from a Cuban-American family that fled Castro's regime?   

 

TagsCuba, historical, conflict, political, geopoliticscolonialism, video.

David G Tibbs's curator insight, February 22, 10:41 AM
This video is important to understanding the political and economic historical content between Cuba and America. America has also been divided on home to approach issues, such as imperialism, and communism. This was accurate when dealing with Cuba. From intervening from the 1890s till 1961, in an effort to protect sugar interests in the country. Now that relations are normalizing due to cold war feeling being eased up, and with Castro no longer in charge of the country. Now its time to see if the economy changes the way the government operates and if the Cuban economy can improve.
 
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In Remembrance: Teaching September 11

In Remembrance: Teaching September 11 | CLIL-DNL History | Scoop.it

The the United States, 9/11 is memorialized in our landscapes and is etched in our collective consciousness.  This coming Tuesday is the anniversary and Teaching History has put together a host of teaching materials about the importance, impact of the terrorist attacks of Septemper 11th, 2001 on the United States and the world.

 

Tags: Landscape, terrorism, conflict, states, political, place, historical, unit 4 political.

 


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Aaron Feliciano's comment, September 12, 2012 5:47 PM
9/11 will always be remembered in the eyes of americans and they will never forget what they were doing that day. i know i will not