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The 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington Lesson Plan: Discrimination- Fair or Unfair

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By Katie Gould, Teacher Resource Producer for NewsHour Extra Subjects Civil Rights, History, and Social Issues Estimated Time One 45 minute class Grade Level This…read more

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Jamestown Discovery Reflects Grim Life of Early Settlers

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Click to download video Teachers: students may find some of this material disturbing New evidence found at Jamestown, the site of America’s first permanent English…read more

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How Do We Define Terrorism?

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This lesson is adapted from Responding to Terrorism: Challenges for Democracy used with permission from Choices for the 21st Century Education Program, Watson Institute for…read more

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English King Found After 500 Years

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Click here to download video England’s King Richard III has been dead for more than 500 years, but until now his final resting place was…read more

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New Lincoln Movie Humanizes a Presidential Superhero

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Steven Spielberg’s new movie about Abraham Lincoln is heightening interest in a president who is often held up as a mirror reflecting different definitions of…read more

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