The City of Glendale recently decided to change how they teach United States History in the local High Schools. Instead of trying to teach everything about everyone, the new approach will examine one of the following three aspects of United States history: international relations, economics, or social history.
You have been chosen as part of a focus group to address the Board of Education about this important decision. You are asked to argue for one of the three perspectives as the “most important” aspect of US history for a High School graduate to know, considering most of them will never take another history class in their life.
Write an essay that expresses which of the three approaches you will recommend to the Board. Make sure to say why it is the most important for a High School graduate to know, and why the other two are less important than the one you have chosen.