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Teaching American History

Bring the documents and debates of the nation's past into the present

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READ what those who lived through America’s past said about their challenges and choices

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JOIN in discussions of primary documents, learning from fellow teachers and scholar specialists

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EXPLORE historical exhibits, listen to podcasts, check out lesson plans and toolkits

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John Trumbull, Signing of the Declaration of Independence, 1818; placed 1826 in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol. Courtesy Architect of the Capitol.

Our Purpose

Teaching American History helps teachers bring the documents and debates of America’s past into the present through document based seminars, document collections, a web based document library, and other resources.

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MA in American History and Government:

a flexible study program

Designed to meet the needs of working teachers

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Featured Program:
Upcoming Programs:
28
February 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
One-Day Seminars:
One-Day Seminar: The First Federal Congress hosted by US Capitol Historical Society & Congresswoman Virginia Foxx (Washington, DC)

hosted by TAH.org Location: Washington DC

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05
March 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday
One-Day Seminars:
One-Day Seminar: "Jim Crow" (Broken Arrow, OK)

Location: Oklahoma

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Become a Member of Teaching American History

When you become a member of TAH, you can save individual documents and resources from our library to your account for easy access later. You can also create and save customized document collections for use in your classroom. Membership is FREE and connects you to the leading online resource for American history teachers and students!

Benefits:

  • Save your favorite documents and resources to your personal dashboard
  • Create customized document packets to use with your students

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