US history

Lesson Plan: What is felony disenfranchisement?

Lesson Plan

Discuss ways people convicted of crimes are punished beyond prison as part of our Searching for Justice series of lessons. Continue reading

Lesson plan: After helping Pilgrims, today’s Wampanoag tribe fight for their ancestral lands

Lesson Plan

Have students examine current issues facing the Wampanoag people, the ancestors of the Native American tribes who welcomed and helped the Pilgrims. Continue reading

Educator Voice: Teaching government amid false claims of voter fraud

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  “Facts are stubborn things”: A teacher’s perspective By David Cutler, history, government and journalism teacher, Brimmer and May School “If you count the legal…read more

Trump declares victory prematurely, seeks to delegitimize election

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Directions: Watch the video and answer the discussion questions below. If short on time, stop the video at 4m:30s. For the video transcript,…read more

Lesson Plan: Five memorable presidential campaigns

Lesson Plan

Does President McKinley’s Front Porch campaign ring a bell? How about Harry Truman’s Whistlestop campaign? Have students find patterns by studying these five presidential campaigns. Continue reading

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