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Published in [Lansing] .
Written in English

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  • United States,
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Minorities -- United States.,
  • United States -- History -- Textbooks.

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LC ClassificationsE175.85 .M58
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5080818M
LC Control Number74151804

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Get this from a library! A second report on the treatment of minorities in American history textbooks.. [Michigan. Department of Education.]. Vol. 65, No. 5 Minorities in History Textbooks Textbooks of the s Lloyd Marcus's The Treatment of Minorities in Sec-ondary School Textbooks () is a comprehensive analysis of the subject, examining sixteen nationally used American history textbooks for the junior and senior high levels. He concludes that none give a.   An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. A Report on the Treatment of Minorities in American History Textbooks. Item Preview remove-circle A Report on the Treatment of Minorities in American History Textbooks. by ERIC. Publication date Minorities in Textbooks: A Study of Their Treatment in Social Studies Texts. Kane, Michael B. This study of 45 social studies texts widely used in American junior and senior high schools examines the current treatment of Negroes, Jews, and other minorities.

1. Lloyd Marcus, The Treatment of Minorities in School Textbooks (); 2. Michael B. Kane, Minorities in Textbooks (); 3. National Education Association, "Check! ist for Selecting and Evaluating U.S. History Textbooks" (); and 4. Council on Interracial Books for Children, Stereotypes, Distortions and Omissions in U.S. In addition, by limiting the amount of relevant information of minorities in textbooks, students begin to draw conclusions that these minorities must not be important. Romanowski () explains, “To a significant extent, textbooks define and determine what is important in American history” (p. ).   In , Robert Peary made the front page of basically every paper in America for being the first man ever to reach the North Pole. It was an important accomplishment, both because it represented man's earnest attempt to reckon with his own inevitable mortality by dominating the Natural World as a stand-in for conquering Death itself, and because it was really cold and nobody had .   McGraw-Hill has apologized for its caption on a map in one of its textbooks that seemed to characterize the Atlantic slave trade as the “immigration” of “workers” after the mother of a student in Texas brought the issue to public attention. The incident is just the latest in a decades-long debate over the representation of black Americans in social studies classrooms.

American history textbooks that are in wide-spread use in the schools of Michigan in the between the Report and the Second Report, which was issued in , the Report constituted the Department's second major in the area of the treatment of minorities in American -history textbooks. Using a question-and-answer format, this book makes clear how to take advantage of the laws designed to secure the rights of racial minorities. Individual chapters explain the federal civil laws and procedures protecting the rights of racial minorities in voting, employment, education, housing, public accommodations, federally assisted programs Author: Laughlin McDonald, John A. Powell.   A worthwhile read, When Minorities Lead in America by Dr. Herman J. Fountain Jr. is one man’s theologically-influenced “political journey” to understanding the new America. Woven with Fountain’s upbringing and (sometimes) heartbreaking stories, we learn that a minority-led America, the “new majority,” is not too far off, and how this shift in power would impact wealth distribution. The Treatment of Minorities In the United States minorities are denied equal opportunities based on race and ethnicity in work, housing, and education this should change. They 're labeled and stereotyped based on preconceived notions hurting their image in society we need to start educating the public on how these assumptions are untrue.