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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

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

Q&A with author Kenneth C. Davis on slavery, America’s “great contradiction”

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Book cover of “In the Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives” by Kenneth C. Davis   Editor’s…read more

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

What does it mean to “defund the police”?

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, learn about the current debate over defunding the police. Continue reading

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