Tag Archives: US History

March 30: Immigration Film Screening & Panel

Fresh Start: Refugees in America, Past and Present Date: Thu. March 30th, 2017, 6:00 pm-7:30 pm Location: Drinko Recital Hall, Music and Communication Building, Cleveland State University, 2001 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115 Film and Panel Discussion The term ‘refugee crisis’ has recently appeared in the media and in politics as Syrian refugees seek safety […]

November 10: Great Lakes Exposition Project Fair

Visit HIS 299 “Intro to Historical Studies” students at the “Cleveland Against the World: #Allin at the Great Lakes Exposition” project fair, November 10, 2016 from 8:30-9:45 am in Michael Schwartz Library. Light refreshments will be served.  

Electoral College: Lesson Plan

Teachers: Election season lesson plan by History Department Graduate Assistant Genie Donley! Fall of 2016 is undoubtedly the most exciting time to be an American Government student. The 2016 presidential election has been in the news for the past year, and only gets more and more interesting as we creep closer to November. The entertaining […]

Stephanie Hinnershitz: Faculty Spotlight

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Stephanie Hinnershitz to the History Department! Stephanie Hinnershitz joins the CSU History Department this fall as Assistant Professor of History. She earned her BA from Lock Haven University, her MA from Temple University, and her PhD from the University of Maryland. Hinnershitz is the author of Race, Religion, and […]

Protest Voices in the Classroom: Anti-War Movement Lesson Plan

The anti-war movement during the course of the Vietnam War impacted American society and attempted to influence US foreign policy in Southeast Asia through various means. The anti-war movement began with mass demonstrations and protest actions before shifting to active resistance, including militancy in some instances. By the end of the Vietnam War, the anti-war […]

Draft Refusal During Vietnam

Selective Service during the War in Vietnam (The full text of the Selective Service Act, USC 50 Ch. 49 – Military Selective Service can be found here.) The Selective Service Act  of 1948 was the basis of the United States’ modern draft system, used in both the Korean and Vietnam conflicts. All males between the […]

July 21 & 23: Labor History Book Presentation & Film

NEO-based Labor Education and Arts Project (LEAP) is sponsoring a book presentation by Ahmed White and film screening (Mean Things Happening) on July 21 & 23 in Cleveland.  Full details in this flyer and at the LEAP Facebook page. Additional events will also be held in Youngtown (7/16) and Massillon (7/24).

Souther on Hough 50th Anniversary

This July is the 50th anniversary of the Hough Riots in Cleveland. For teachers in Northeast Ohio, the events surrounding the commemoration are a great way to augment discussions of racial tension, urban spaces, and local history in the classroom. CSU history professor J. Mark Souther, a public historian who leads the Cleveland Historical project and Center for […]

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