U.S. history

On the 17th anniversary of 9/11, ask your students: How has the world changed?

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Tuesday marks the 17th anniversary of the attacks on September 11th. Discuss with your students how the U.S. and the world have changed. Continue reading

The public service legacy of Sen. John McCain

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Learn more about the life of Sen. John McCain with your students. What aspects of McCain’s life struck you the most? What do you think he will most be remembered for? Continue reading

Lesson plan: Watergate and the limits of presidential power

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August 8, 2018, marks the 44th anniversary of the resignation of President Richard Nixon. Use this resource to teach young people about this period in U.S. history. Continue reading

20 pertinent classroom resources for Black History Month

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Bayard Rustin, seen here in 1964 surrounded by young people before a demonstration, was a a civil rights and a gay rights activist and chief…read more

You have to speak up: Lessons from the Holocaust

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Note: This video contains graphic images of the Holocaust. Please preview before showing to your students. Video Summary: International Holocaust Remembrance Day is…read more

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