Shadows of the Past

For example: slavery. even many of the revered “founding fathers” who established our system of freedoms.
Regarding “wrongs” of the past … Do we excuse them?
No. We recognize their place in history. As steps in the evolution of our society.
Their ideas, ideals and lives imperfect? Of course.
Take and build upon them

Historical perspective

It’s hard to imagine how good we have it in our modern culture.

Autos, Airplanes, iPhones, indoor plumbing.

Poorest people in America today have access to things that would have been the envy or kings and queens of only a few hundred years ago.

Imagine yourself living in …

European Expansion

Inevitability of European expansion.

Difference between North American colonialism & South American colonialism. Etc.

Industrial Revolution

Growth of industry.
Good and bad effects on people. Necessity of unions. Social revolution. End of slavery. Rise of the poor into the middle class.

Cities. Unions. Etc.

Moving Forward

This section is about the reality of a multi-cultural United States amid a world-wide economy and world culture.

quote: Because we won the bloody war.

Technological Revolution

This section is about inventions and modern society and how our lives are better (and worse) than in past ages.

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Industrial Revolution

Growth of industry.
Good and bad effects on people. Necessity of unions. Social revolution. End of slavery. Rise of the poor into the middle class.

Cities. Unions. Etc.

Moving Forward

This section is about the reality of a multi-cultural United States amid a world-wide economy and world culture.

quote: Because we won the bloody war.