Gain an understanding of how the discriminatory attitudes that the many types of people who colonized the United States of America had towards the world and how this affected the history of our country. Engage in an opportunity to think as did the original colonists by using course resources to put into perspective the persistence of these attitudes.  Use this perspective to help your work as an educator. Discrimination in America is a widely debated topic that affects all of us.  It is important that we all understand its origins.