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Interactives & Media, Lessons & Activities
Discuss the story of the Dust Bowl through images from photographer Arthur Rothstein, through song with Woody Guthrie's Dust Bowl ballads, and through text writings from President Roosevelt and farmer Caroline Henderson. Then, challenge students to consider modern environmental issues with
Primary Sources, Interactives & Media, Lessons & Activities
This teacher's resource challenges students to think about the Greensboro Woolworth's lunch counter and it's importance to the Civil Rights movement. It includes a preliminary activity intended to introduce students to doing history with objects and 3 lesson plans focused on s
Lessons & Activities
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith traces the unfolding of America’s experiment with government “of, by, and for the people” and illustrates the fact that democracy involves civic engagement and participation.
This exhibition and its
Artifacts, Primary Sources
A poster calling attention to the break in at the Watergate.
Primary Sources, Lessons & Activities
Use a video clip and primary sources to develop an understanding of the challenges facing the ground troops during World War II’s Battle of the Bulge, then take on the role of one of those soldiers and write a letter home. This lesson plan (which includes background information and full-color p
Reference Materials, Primary Sources
Sstudents can learn about sheet music based on transportation themes from the collections of the Museum's Archives Center. This reference page is included in the online exhibition entitled America on the Move, which focuses on transportation in US history.
Reviewed Websites, Primary Sources, Lessons & Activities
This historical investigation is aligned with the C3 Framework and from C3 teachers.org.
This inquiry leads students through an investigation of youth voting practices. By investigating the compelling
Lessons & Activities
This lesson plan outlines topics for short research projects and classroom performances related to the Mexican War. Have students select individuals connected to the Mexican War, perform research, and then interview each other to showcase the disparate views on the motivations behind the War and
This website reviews the early history of submarines and their radical transformation after World War II. Students will learn how submarines were built, how they work, and what they do. They will also learn the story of submariners and their families, Americans who were on the fron
Primary Sources, Interactives & Media
In this webcast, students will hear from Freedom Rides veterans Congressman John Lewis, Jim Zwerg, Rev. James Lawson, and Diane Nash, and view clips from the PBS American Experience documentary Freedom Riders. The site includes a teachers guide and the webcast included questions from studen