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‘Don’t Take Our Voices Away’: A Role Play on the Indigenous Peoples’ Global Summit on Climate Change (Lesson) | Zinn Education Project: Teaching People's History

‘Don’t Take Our Voices Away’: A Role Play on the Indigenous Peoples’ Global Summit on Climate Change

Teaching Activity. By Julie Treick O’Neill and Tim Swinehart. 16 pages. A role play on the Indigenous Peoples' Global Summit on Climate Change asks students to develop a list of demands to present to the rest of the world at a climate change meeting.
Time Periods: 21st Century, 2001 - Present
Themes: Environment & Food, Native American, Pacific Islander, Science, World History/Global Studies
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101 Changemakers: Rebels and Radicals Who Changed US History

Book – Non-fiction. By Michele Bollinger and Dao Tran. 2012. A collection of 101 brief and accessible profiles of rebels, radicals, and fighters for social justice.
Time Periods: All US History
Themes: African American, Asian American, Civil Rights Movements, Democracy & Citizenship, Disability, Immigration, Labor, Language Arts, Latino, LGBT, Media, Native American, Organizing, Pacific Islander, Racism & Racial Identity, Social Class, Women's History
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A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America (Book) | Zinn Education Project: Teaching People's History

A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America

Book - Non-fiction. By Ronald Takaki. 2008. 560 pages. A multicultural history of America, in the voices of Native Americans, African Americans, Jews, Irish Americans, Asian Americans, Latinos, and others.
Time Periods: All US History
Themes: African American, Asian American, Immigration, Labor, Latino, Native American, Pacific Islander, Social Class
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Act of War: The Overthrow of the Hawaiian Nation

Film. By Na Maka o ka `Aina. 1993. 58 min. A comprehensive documentary that focuses on the events surrounding the overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy in 1893.
Time Periods: 19th Century, Industrial Revolution: 1877 - 1899
Themes: Democracy & Citizenship, Pacific Islander, Wars & Related Anti-War Movements
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Nuclear Savage: The Islands of Secret Project 4.1 (Film) | Zinn Education Project: Teaching People's History

Nuclear Savage: The Islands of Secret Project 4.1

Film. By Adam Jonas Horowitz. 2012. 60 and 87 min. HIstory of the U.S. government's testing of nuclear weapons and fallout on the people of the Marshall Islands.
Time Periods: 20th Century, Cold War: 1945 - 1960
Themes: Environment & Food, Imperialism, Pacific Islander, World History/Global Studies
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Jan. 17, 1893: Queen Lili`uokalani of Hawai`i is Overthrown

On Jan. 17, 1893, Queen Lili`uokalani of the independent kingdom of Hawai`i was overthrown as she was arrested at gunpoint by U.S. Marines.
Time Periods: Industrial Revolution: 1877 - 1899
Themes: Democracy & Citizenship, Pacific Islander, US Foreign Policy, Wars & Related Anti-War Movements
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May 6, 1882: Chinese Exclusion Act Signed

The 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act was signed on May 6, 1882.
Time Periods: Industrial Revolution: 1877 - 1899
Themes: Asian American, Immigration, Imperialism, Labor, Laws & Citizen Rights, Pacific Islander
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