The Living Room Candidate: Presidential Candidates’ Religion

This election season has seen the issue of religion surface again and again.  The Romney…

The Living Room Candidate: Historical Presidential Campaign Commercials

What is a social studies teacher to do with television being dominated by presidential campaign…

The Miller Center: Presidential Campaign Debates

[caption id="attachment_278" align="alignleft" width="261" caption="Carter v. Reagan Debates"][/caption] The 2012 presidential debates are approaching.  Many…

The Miller Center: The Truman Doctrine

[caption id="attachment_275" align="alignleft" width="111" caption="Stalin Chokes on the Truman Doctrine"][/caption] President Truman's March 1947 address…

Riding the Tiger: Election Season Blog

[caption id="attachment_269" align="alignright" width="240" caption="“I discovered that being a President is like riding a tiger.…

Constitution Day at NEH EDSITEment

The National Endowment for the Humanities' EDSITEment project presents a series of Constitution Day resources and…

Religion in 18th Century America Lesson Plan

Many APUSH classes are beginning their study of the reasons that Colonial America sought  separation…

Inspired to Make a Difference after 9/11

Tomorrow marks the eleventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11th.  The National September…

September 4, 1957: Little Rock Central High School

On this day in 1957, Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus, in defiance of a federal court…