Meet Our Teacher Partners: Alan Vitale

At Teaching American History, we focus on telling America's story through historical documents because history…

African Americans Resist the Racial Violence of 1919: An Interview with David Krugler

A century ago, in the wake of a rapid demobilization of soldiers returning from World…

Documents in Detail: Federalist 1

Federalist 1 (1787) will be the focus of the 25 SEP 2019 Documents in Detail…

Documents Related to Labor, Servitude and Slavery in Early America

In a post earlier this week, we marked the 400th anniversary of the arrival of…

400th Anniversary of Landing of African Slaves at Jamestown

In late August 1619, John Rolfe tells us that the first enslaved Africans arrived in…

Women’s Rights & Roles: Colonial America

In anticipation of the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment granting women…

Jonathan Edwards: Founding Father of American Evangelicalism

The theme of this year’s Teaching American History Saturday webinars is American Minds. Prominent scholars…

The Atomic Bombs in the Context of World War II

On 6 August 1945, the B-29 bomber Enola Gay, piloted by Colonel Paul Tibbets, dropped…

Saturday Webinar: Benjamin Franklin

Live show to air at 11am, Saturday, 7 SEP 2019, exploring Franklin the entrepreneur, thinker,…

Implementing Brown v. Board of Education: One Southern Town’s Story Part II: Teenaged Integration Pioneers Endure a Lonely Spotlight

Continuing our blog series on the 65th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, last…