Welcome to my site. I am the history teacher you were hoping you would not get. The study of history is not the memorization of facts and details, that you regurgitate back to me on a test. James Baldwin made our challenge clear. As Baldwin once wrote we will be, "laying bare the questions which have been hidden by answers." Thinking critically about the history we are studying as well as the world that you are living, is the key to finding success in my class