united states history

ICE immigration raids took this school superintendent by surprise

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Use this lesson plan to learn more about the ICE immigration raids in Mississippi and how schools have been affected. 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

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A series of historical documents sheds light on the final moments of George Washington, whose cause of death has been a mystery for hundreds of years.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 Monticello’s exhibit on Sally Hemings deepens our understanding of U.S. history

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Share the story of Sally Hemings with your students and Monticello’s latest efforts to set the historical record straight. Continue reading

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