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Lidice & Lezaky: their stories through stamps – Lesson Plan

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By Paul Weiser, Mandel Fellow of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the former director of the Braun-Glick Holocaust Institute for the Anti-Defamation League. Introduction…read more

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President Obama honors 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO At the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas, four presidents and prominent civil rights advocates recently gathered to celebrate the 50th…read more

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Is Putin repeating history in Crimea?

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO There’s the old saying that those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it. In light of the current events in Crimea,…read more

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“Well-behaved women seldom make history” – Lesson Plan

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By Katie Gould and Elizabeth Jones Introduction Since Harvard professor Laurel Thatcher Ulrich coined the phrase, “Well-behaved women seldom make history” in the 1970s, those words have…read more

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Seven deadly sins art scavenger hunt – Lesson Plan

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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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