141443: Critical Thinking Using Primary Sources in U.S. History Critical Thinking Using Primary Sources in U.S. History
By Wendy s Wilson & Gerald H. Herman / Walch Education

Have your students explore the sometimes-controversial roles played by some of the most important figures in U.S. History. Using extensive primary and secondary source materials, these thirteen engaging case studies provide a balanced treatment of the lives and times of such notables as Samuel Adams, William McKinley, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, and Cesar Chavez. Use the document based questions about people and key eras in US History to build critical-reading, thinking, and analytical skills. Or, you can truly expand your students knowledge of the individuals and the times in which they lived through the option of putting them "on trial".

You get: Captivating studies of the roles played by 13 prominent figures in US History, including Christopher Columbus, Andrew Jackson, Harriet Tubman, Sitting Bull, Harry Truman, and many others. Thorough background information on each person and the historical era in which he or she lived, followed by insightful key questions. Engaging primary and secondary source materials that provide multiple views of the highlighted events and that shed light on the environment that shaped the individuals actions. An extensive compilation of resources, including a carefully selected bibliography of secondary resources, and a detailed list of multimedia resources. The option of holding a mock trial of each individual, completely supported with "witness lists" student trial guidelines, and more.

066985: Cesar Chavez Biography FunBook Cesar Chavez Biography FunBook
By Carole Marsh & Sherry Moss(Editor) / Gallopade International

Everyone's favorite way to learn about America's bravest citizens! Easy-to-read information, facts, trivia, humor and activities are all included in Biography Funbooks! Ages 7-12. paperback.
Slideshow pictures courtesy of Wikimedia Commons, (search for Cesar Chavez)

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Cesar Chavez at the Delano rally in 1974
Cesar Chavez Plaza, San Jose, California
Cesar Chavez Park, Seattle, Washington
Colegion Cesar Chavez, Mount Angel, Oregon
National Cesar Chavez Center, Keene, California
Cesar Chavez grave
Cesar Chavez High School, Stockton, California
Oil Painting of Chavez by Manuel Acosta
National Cesar Chavez Center in Keene, California
Memorial sign in Tucson, Arizona
A link to the whole mural in Tucson
A memorial to Chavez at California State, San Jose, California
Portrait of Chavez by Brett Cook
Cesar Chavez Viaduct, Los Angeles
Statue of Chavez at the University of Texas in Austin
A close-up of the UT statue
Mosaic mural featuring Chavez
Cesar Chavez memorial in San Fernando
Los Angleles sculpture of Chavez
Memorial in Los Angeles
Another view of the Los Angeles memorial
The complete mural