Attention teachers who are looking to have an American history class without a textbook! In “Note-Taking Guide for America's Place in the Global Struggle,” students are required to take jot notes on the historically significant events, individuals, and issues that have contributed to the shaping of this period in American history. Students are required to read material from the ushistory.org web site, which has been composed by several of America’s most renowned and distinguished historians. This lecture guide naturally includes the web address upon which it has been based. Overall, this note-taking exercise has served as an excellent companion for students at both the grade school and high school levels.