Analysis: The Book Wars

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The Book Wars split Kanawha County in half. The war was waging against families and society. The main quarrels with the anti-book side are the books went against family values, christian values, and it portrayed different cultures. The Learning outcomes demonstrated in the Book War are: Ethical and Civic Thinking, Intercultural Thinking, and Integrative thinking. Ethical and Civic thinking is why the war started, many parents thought the book were unethical for schools, and did not want their kids to learn the values in the textbooks. Intercultural thinking should have been used during this time, however intercultural thinking was not used. This led to major tension between African-Americans and Caucasians. The last learning outcome, Integrative
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