The visuals included in the U.S. History in a Global Context are created using a variety of tools or are linked online. One of those tools is Thinglink, “an interactive media platform that empowers educators to create more engaging content… ThingLink interactive images help students develop 21st century skills and enrich their enthusiasm for learning.”
Our interactive visuals are organized by their main approach to teaching U.S. History in a Global Context. Each item includes (in parentheses) the title of traditional U.S. survey course unit(s) the image is most suited for. More information on the approaches to teaching and “How to…” can be found here.
1) Comparative Approach:
2) Transnational Approach:
- 9 Social-Political Commentary Songs in the Atlantic World, 1957 – 1988 (Cold War, Civil Rights, Vietnam Era)
- The Globalized US Military Footprint: A Transnational View
- Native Land: This map does not represent or intend to represent official or legal boundaries of any Indigenous nations. To learn about definitive boundaries, contact the nations in question.
3) Non-US Perspective about “US” Events Approach: .
4) Thematic Approach: