In this introduction, we hear from two U.S. presidents and ask what it means to be an American.
Explore the history of immigration to the United States, the meaning of U.S. citizenship, and the role immigration has played in the building of U.S. society.
What is the meaning and value of civil liberties? Examine a historical case study and draw parallels to modern issues.
Examine the rights and responsibilities of citizens in a democracy and why civic engagement is essential for democratic societies.
Examine modern-day social justice issues, the role that justice and reconciliation play in society, and the Japanese American Redress Movement.
What are the characteristics of effective leadership, and how do we foster those qualities in ourselves and others?
Investigate the history and current state of U.S.–Japan relations and consider the role individuals can play in bridging together different cultures.
Here's a comprehensive collection of vocabulary terms and concepts from all six lessons.