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American Revolution and Founding Era, 1765-1800: Patriots, Loyalists, and Revolution in NYC

Patriots, Loyalists, and Revolution in New York City, 1775-1776

Reacting to the Past (RTTP) consists of elaborate games, set in the past, in which students are assigned roles informed by classic texts in the history of ideas. Class sessions are run entirely by students; instructors advise and guide students and grade their oral and written work.  It seeks to draw students into the past, promote engagement with big ideas, and improve intellectual and academic skills. Read more...

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