Summary: Students place Marshall in the context of national and global history, 1880-1959 by constructing timetables for technological, national, and international change. Then they consider how the course of history influenced Marshall’s life, and later how the course of Marshall’s life influenced history.
Goals: To humanize history by showing students how individuals can both affect–and be affected by–larger courses of events. Also, to introduce students to the concept of duty and service to one’s nation.
Marshall’s World Overview and Activity Instructions: