Reasoning With Democratic Values 2.0

Chapter Related Links

Chapter Related Links

The authors of RDV2.0 will be adding posts from time to time to supplement the chapters in the two volumes.  Please feel free to suggest additional articles by emailing pauldain73@gmail.com.


Chapter 1. Stamp of Approval: Father Junipero Serra and the Spanish Settlement of California.

The linked article explains the various attempts at Stanford University to remove Father Serra from its campus references. CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE.


Chapter 2. The Blame and Shame of It: The Salem Witch Trials.

The linked article discusses how we can learn from the Salem Witch Trials regarding treatment of women. CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE.


Chapter 11. Gerry’s Salamander: Governor Elbridge Gerry’s 1812 Redistricting of Massachusetts.

The linked article explains the attempt by people in Michigan to end the practice of gerrymandering legislative districts. CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE.


Chapter 21. Pioneer Suffragists: Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Universal Suffrage.

The linked article explores how the suffrage movement betrayed Black women. CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE.


Chapter 23. Kill the Indian and Save the Man: Luther Standing Bear and the Carlisle Indian Industrial School.

The linked article describes the history in the United States of separating children from their parents. CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE.


Chapter 31. Deportees: Deportation and Repatriation to Mexico, 1929-1939.

The linked article explains how some textbooks hide the mass expulsion of Mexican Americans during the Great Depression. CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE.

The linked article describes how a president deported one million Mexican Americans to protect the jobs of American workers during the Great Depression. CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE.


Chapter 34. Tell Them we Love Them: Japanese Americans During World War II.

The linked article describes the the expatriation of Peruvians of Japanese descent in the United States during World War II. CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE.


Chapter 39. Accord Discord: The Paris Climate Accord of 2015.

The linked article discusses climate change on global weather patterns and the inaction of government in addressing the issue. CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE.