Teaching About the American Revolution and the Notion of Freedom

Kipling, Jonie
January 2011
Social Science Docket;Winter/Spring2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p61
The article discusses the importance of teaching American Revolution and notion of freedom to Americans. It states the creation of the Bill of Rights to protect individual freedom that includes religion, speech as well as freedom of the press. It adds that the history of the U.S. is for the realization of the idea of freedom for all. It notes the importance for students to understand the history of freedom and to consider the essence of freedom in their own lives and in the future.


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