Historical Thinking through Classroom Simulation: 1919 Paris Peace Conference

  title={Historical Thinking through Classroom Simulation: 1919 Paris Peace Conference},
  author={Anthony Pellegrino and Christopher Dean Lee and Alex d'Erizans},
  journal={The Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas},
  pages={146 - 152}
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