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Unformatted text preview: She felt that history should be fact based rather than based upon emotion and experiences. Bob Alston was Wineburg’s third case study. Bob was a white, middle class Americanist. He was a professor who knew as little as he needed to in order to get though teaching his courses. What he did not know he tried to avoid as much as possible. The unnatural nature of historical thinking can cause problems for teachers. It can cause problems if the teacher is not able or willing to learn things deeper than base facts in order to better teach the class. It can also cause problems because students may not be able or willing to learn and think deeper than specific facts rather than ideas....
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This note was uploaded on 10/11/2010 for the course HIST 385 taught by Professor Glade during the Fall '10 term at St. Cloud.
- Fall '10