2011 Summer Session

indians, matthew booker, native americans, primary sources, reading, stephen aron, tim bailey, west





Dr. Matthew Booker of NC State, Dr. Stephen Aron from UCLA and 2009 Gilder Lehrman Teacher of the Year Tim Bailey will share historical content, teaching strategies and documents on the American West and Native Americans.

Session Materials

Print / Handouts (pdfs):
Revolutionary Heart Teaching Guide
The Ecological Indian

Independent Indians and the Mexican War
Bison Ecology and Bison Diplomacy

Useful Links:
Martha Ballard / A Midwife's Tale. A great site by the
Center for History and New Media people that helps kids use primary sources.
PBS American Experience: A Midwife's Tale
18th Century America through a woman's eyes
National Center for History in the Schools
Autry National Museum / Research Tools

Videos / Presentations:
Dr. Stephen Aron
The Worldly West - PowerPoint / PDF / Video

Tim Bailey
Primary Sources Summarizer - PDF

Dr. Matthew Booker
Five Views of the Bison - Powerpoint / PDF
/ Video
Inheriting the Revolution - PowerPoint / PDF / Video
The Instant City in the American West - PowerPoint / PDF / Video
Rush to Gold - PowerPoint / PDF / Video

Additional Readings:
Crossing the Delaware: A History in Many Voices
A Midwife's Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812
Dr. Booker's extensive book list - Word / PDF

Century of Progress Flickr page