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Matthew Booker is the first presenter in our Century of Progress summer session. He’s sharing today about how the US was able to sustain its Revolution. We always assume that once we won the war against England and signed the Treaty of Paris, that the process of nationhood was a given. But it wasn’t. (An interesting tidbit he just shared. But before he jumped into historical content, he shared three ideas about the process of historical thinking. So here they are – Dr. 1. Why was slavery so successful? Students have trouble with this – they come to our classes with their own world view and questions and problems make them uncomfortable. 2. And there are many resources available to help with this. 3. He said something to the effect of “we must refuse to believe something merely because we want it to be true.” Sam Wineburg said this as well: Booker also shared what he called two “absolute rules for historians.” 1.
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