I’m teaching the first half of US history at Mid-South Community College in West Memphis, AR this fall. Here’s my game plan:

Step one, read book. (I’m one chapter into Eric Foner’s Give Me Liberty textbook. ) Step two, shamelessly borrow from the syllabi of those who have gone before me. Step three, reread book and hope that it all turns out fine.

By the way, it’s amazing that it is July and I can do this: