Government & Civics

Revealing the painful last moments of George Washington

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A series of historical documents sheds light on the final moments of George Washington, whose cause of death has been a mystery for hundreds of years. Continue reading

How students feel about new school security measures since Parkland

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO   Directions: Read the summary, watch the video and answer the discussion questions. You may want to read along using the transcript here or turn on…read more

2019 State of the Union address recap for students

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Use this NewsHour lesson to discuss President Trump’s 2019 State of the Union address. Continue reading

Lesson plan: The State of the Union Address

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The goals of this NewsHour lesson are to teach students about the history and purpose of the State of the Union and how to evaluate the speech. Continue reading

Amid calls for Northam’s resignation, a look at blackface’s long racist history in America

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Use this NewsHour lesson to learn about the racist history of blackface and discuss whether or not Gov. Ralph Northam should resign. Continue reading

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