JOHN McBRIDE was educated at Rice University (BA 1968, MA 1971) and the University of Virginia (PhD 1977). He taught high school history in Chattanooga, Tennessee, from 1974 to 2010 at the Baylor School and David Brainerd Christian School. He also taught political science and history as an adjunct for the past twenty-five years at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. For the past six years, Dr. McBride has taught (as a volunteer and most recently as an adjunct for Georgia State University) at Walker State Prison, which is Georgia’s character-and-faith-based prison.
This Teachers’ Guide to Wilfred McClay’s Land of Hope: An Invitation to the Great American Story will be an invaluable supplemental resource for teachers who use Land of Hope as a textbook for courses in U.S. history.