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“Well-behaved women seldom make history”

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By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer and Elizabeth Jones, PBS NewsHour Production Assistant Introduction Since Harvard professor Laurel Thatcher Ulrich coined the…read more

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Seven Deadly Sins Art Scavenger Hunt

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By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer  Introduction Each year the festival of Mardis Gras is celebrated on the Tuesday before the Christian…read more

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The Gettysburg Address – How History is Made

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By Katie Gould, Teacher Resource Producer for the PBS NewsHour Extra Tuesday November 19 marks the 150th anniversary of what many historians say is among…read more

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Kristallnacht 75 Years Later

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Subjects Government and civics, world history and English Language Arts Estimated Time One 45 minute class period Grade Level High School Warm Up Activity Ask…read more

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Constitution Day Lesson Plan

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By Katie Gould, Teacher Resource Producer for PBS NewsHour Extra Subjects History, government and civics Estimated Time One 90 minute class period Grade Level Middle…read more

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