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The Mutiny on the Amistad

Rising Up: the Talladega murals – Lesson Plan and Digital Student Guide

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On a moonless night in July 1839, several enslaved Africans unshackled themselves and crept up to the deck of La Amistad where they attacked and…read more

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Righteous Among the Nations: rescuers of the Holocaust – Lesson Plan

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By Syd Golston and Paul Wieser Syd Golston directs a Teaching American History grant for the Phoenix Union High School district. She is a former…read more

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YouTube stars interview President Obama – Class Activity

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As part of his State of the Union strategy, President Barack Obama answered questions from a new crowd: YouTube stars. The White House invited Bethany…read more

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YouTube stars interview President Obama – Resources

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By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer Building off his 2015 State of the Union address to Congress, President Barack Obama reached out to Millennials…read more

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The State of the Union Address – Lesson Plan

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Students will discuss the elements of a successful political speech and watch President Obama’s State of the Union address. Continue reading

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