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Interactives & Media, Worksheets
Freedom Summer veteran Courtland Cox discusses his work in the civil rights movement, the relationship between the work of Freedom Summer and the recent voter registration requirements, and emphasizes that the challenge of this generation of young people will be the fight for equal access to qual
Primary Sources, Lessons & Activities, Worksheets
Historical research starts with a question about the past. However, piecing together an accurate answer to these questions is not as straightforward as it may seem. Primary sources can—and often do—conflict with one another, as do secondary sources. That said, sources can also
Reviewed Websites, Primary Sources, Lessons & Activities
This historical investigation is aligned with the C3 Framework and from C3teachers.org.
The compelling question “Can peace lead to war?” offers students an opportunity to explore the historic cont
Artifacts, Primary Sources
During the Great Depression, government photographer Dorothea Lange took this picture at a migrant farmworkers' camp near Nipomo, California. Lange's brief caption recorded her impressions of the family's plight: "Destitute pea pickers ... a 32-year-old mother of seven children."
Primary Sources, Interactives & Media, Lessons & Activities
This teacher's resource challenges students to think about the Lincoln-Keckley as an object that has multiple symbolic meanings. It includes a preliminary activity intended to introduce students to doing history with objects and 3 lesson plans focused on the multiple meanings of the dress, t
The National Archives oversees this website run by the Office of the Federal Register. The OFR provides access to many achival resources related to Federal Laws, Presidential Documents, and Administrative Regulations and Notices. This site is an excellent resource for both student and
Interactives & Media, Lessons & Activities
Abraham Lincoln is typically portrayed as a gaunt, bearded man, both thoughtful and troubled. The story that goes along with this image is as familiar to Americans as any children’s fable. He was born in a log cabin. He became the 16th president. He freed the slaves and saved the Union. He was
Interactives & Media
In this series of interviews, member of the Greensboro Four Joseph McNeil talks about what motivated him to participate and shares a message for young people on being involved in their communities.
This bibliography, included in the online exhibition July 1942: United We Stand, includes books on the "United We Stand" magazine cover campaign, World War II and the home front, the American flag and magazine history.
Primary Sources, Lessons & Activities
February 2017 marked the 75th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, a document that President Roosevelt signed in 1942, two months after Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor. The order resulted in the imprisonment of 75,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry and 45,000 Japanese nationals in prison ca