Using History to Save Our Nation

Bryant Jr., James A.
November 2005
Education Digest;Nov2005, Vol. 71 Issue 3, p25
This article focuses on the importance of social studies in education. With the ascendance of each new curricula focus in the U.S., the social studies, which serve as the foundation of patriotism, democratic idealism and civic involvement, receive less and less attention, sending an implication that they are not so important. Such attitude toward social studies, however, would only lead to students growing up ignorant of their heritage, their rights, and their responsibilities.


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