The Incredible Diversity of Ellis Island Immigrants
A worker captured the reality of America’s diverse national heritage by putting a human face on Ellis Island immigration.
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The attacks, which killed more than 100,000 instantly, ushered in two competing races — one to amass stockpiles of nuclear warheads, the other to prevent their…
Historical Movies for Middle School and High School Under R
From Schindler's List to Free State of Jones, Hollywood has pushed out some impressive historical dramas. However, these films can be brutal. Here are some great historical movies for junior high and high school.
Chilling History Photos Explained
What is it about color that gives us a more broad understanding of the past? Is it simply the added depth that it brings to the photo?
Here's what happened when students went to school during the 1918 pandemic — CNN
This isn't the first time leaders have struggled with deciding whether to keep schools open in a pandemic.
Mayhem erupts in the U.S. Capitol as Congress certified electoral votes
The nation on Wednesday witnessed a grave breach of its democratic traditions. For the first time in American history, supporters of the losing presidential ...
Wreckage of the Last U.S. Slave Ship Is Finally Identified in Alabama
It was torched and then sunk to the bottom of a river, but historians say they have now identified the remains of the last ship to carry slaves to the U.S.
James Baldwin's Literary Works
Read "The Cross of Redemption Uncollected Writings" by James Baldwin available from Rakuten Kobo. "Baldwin on race is Baldwin on the white American psyche.... The Cross of Redemption becomes an absorbing portrait of Ba...
Classroom resource: Three ways to teach the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol | PBS NewsHour Extra
Here are three ways to discuss Wednesday's insurrection at the Capitol with your class.
The War of 1812: U.S. History Review
The War of 1812: U.S. History Review - YouTube funny and informative! Warning (or selling point): mild swearing.
American Historical Association on Twitter
““The Assault on the Capitol in Historical Perspective: Resources for Educators” is now available as a web page with additional resources. We hope these resources help history teachers and students better understand the present. #twitterstorians #sschat https://t.co/AjSWcRcw0h”