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CERCA Now: How has the AAPI community shaped United States History?

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This is Patsy: Read the Story of Patsy Takemoto Mink

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Fred T. Korematsu

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Bhagat Singh Thind

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What motivated Patsy Takemoto Mink to participate in politics?

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What did Fred T. Korematsu's court case reveal about what it means to be American?

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How did Bhagat Singh Thind's enlistment in the U.S. Army during World War I demonstrate patriotism and contribution to the United States?

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Social Studies-themed CERCA slides take up the compelling question, “What makes a good leader?” From an upper elementary investigation of students as “researcher-leaders” to multisource engagement with historical figures including Toussaint Louverture and Clara Barton, the focus is on their ideas, initiative in times of crisis, and enduring impact.

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