The OAH Magazine of History

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The Development of Nationalism and the Northwest Ordinance

dialogue

Debate: Nationalism or Sectionalism,
by Forrest McDonald and Eugene D. Genovese
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special section on the development of nationalism

Historiography: American Nationalism and American Historians,
by Edward Pessen
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special section on the northwest ordinance

Introduction,
by James H. Madison
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Land and Liberty: The Ordinances of the 1780s,
by Bernard W. Sheehan
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The Northwest Ordinance - Our First National Bill of Rights,
by Maurice Baxter
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Extending Liberty Westward: The Northwest Ordinance of 1787,
by James H. Madison
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announcements

Developing Historical Writing Skills: A Scope and Sequence,
by Deborah C. Hall
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lesson plans

Why Did the Founding Fathers Write the Constitution of the United States?,
by Alan Singer
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Using Document Reading Activity Packets (DRAP) in the Classroom,
by James F. Adomanis and Constance Schulz
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studentspeak

Approaching History Through Issues,
by Richard Littlehale
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ERIC Resources for Teaching about Nationalism, 1812 to the Civil War,
by David Seiter
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national history day

The Great War: Ethnic Conflict for Chicago’s German-Americans,
by Liesl K. Miller
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