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Lesson Plan: Connecting Post-Civil War mob violence and the Capitol Hill Riot

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Explore historical parallels between the aftermath of the Capitol Hill Riot and the Reconstruction period following the Civil War. Continue reading

Brooks & Capehart classroom resource: A transformative two weeks for the U.S.

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Teachers: This past two weeks have been full of news that can be hard to process, but for that reason, is all the…read more

“Strongman” author Kenneth C. Davis on how democracies fall and teaching the Capitol insurrection

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Kenneth C. Davis/Photo by Nina Subin   In this NewsHour EXTRA Educator Zoom, historian Kenneth C. Davis and author of “Strongman: The Rise of Five…read more

Brooks and Capehart: The Capitol attack and Trump’s next impeachment

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Directions: Watch the short video clip featuring conversation by long-term NewsHour commentator David Brooks and Jonathan Capehart, who replaces newly retired Mark Shields.…read more

Lesson plan: Insurrections in American History: 18th, 19th and 20th Centuries

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To discuss after the mob violence at the Capitol on January 6th: How are race and class connected to insurrections in the history of our country? Continue reading

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