American History

Should Juneteenth be a national holiday?

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Juneteenth is in the national spotlight this year. Should it be a national holiday? Continue reading

Teaching in the age of coronavirus — Week 11: No Justice, No Peace

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Photo credit: Maximillian Re-Sugiura   By Sari Beth Rosenberg Week 11 of remote learning started off as protests continued to explode around the country, including…read more

D-Day stories from WWII veterans

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Learn about D-Day with your students using this PBS NewsHour lesson plan. Continue reading

Help students understand the relationship between the police and the military

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, learn about the history of the militarization of police departments across the country. Continue reading

Pulitzer Prize winners’ Ida B. Wells and 1619 Project’s Nikole Hannah-Jones

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In this NewsHour EXTRA lesson plan, learn about The 1619 Project and Pulitzer Prize winners Nikole Hannah-Jones and Ida B. Wells (1862-1931). Continue reading

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