World Wars: Historical Comparison of the French & Indian War and World War I, Strum, Summer 2019
||EDU 5515 C09
|Dates and Times:
July 21-26, 2019
||3 Graduate Credits
Note: Course tuition is set by and payable to Fort Ticonderoga. Please register directly with Fort Ticonderoga. Fort Ticonderoga will then give you the link to Castleton's online registration form.
A three-credit course for teachers participating in the Seventh Annual Fort Ticonderoga Teacher Institute “World Wars: Historical Comparison of the French & Indian War and World War I” July 21-26, 2019.
Participants in the course must be participants in the Seventh Annual Fort Ticonderoga Teacher Institute in summer 2019—open through a competitive applications process.
Course Goals & Objectives
- To understand the similarities and differences between the Seven Years’ War (1754-1763) and the Great War (1914-1918) as global conflicts.
- To understand the Ticonderoga experience during the Seven Years’ War as a microcosm of the larger global conflict.
- To learn how local history can be used as a connection to global historical themes, using the World War I experiences of Stephen Pell as an example.
- To understand the role of geography in warfare in North America, utilizing 18th-century maps and the historic landscape at Ticonderoga as an example.
- To appreciate how opposing forces maintained and supplied vast armies in remote locations like Ticonderoga.
- To use critical thinking, literacy skills, historical thinking skills, and where possible, interdisciplinary connections in creating lesson plans and/or units of study related to the French & Indian War and/or World War I.
- To learn how historical documents, maps, and artifacts can be utilized to facilitate learning about the Seven Years’ War and World War I.
Fred Anderson, The War That Made America: A Short History of the French & Indian War
Hew Strachan, The First World War
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