American History

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

Lesson plan: What is the role of civil disobedience today?

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, learn about the practice of civil disobedience with examples like Cesar Chavez and Rosa Parks. Continue reading

Lesson plan: The State of the Union Address

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to evaluate the State of the Union speech and learn its history. Continue reading

How the Statue of Liberty poem provides a lesson in immigration history

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to learn about the Trump administration’s changes to immigration policy and how it relates to the Statue of Liberty’s famous inscription. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: The power of photographs from Vietnam to the border crisis

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Use this PBS NewsHour Extra lesson plan to understand the power of photographs and the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border. Continue reading

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