What’s New at Teaching American History?

We hope you have been enjoying the new Teaching American History website. We have the…

Henry Clay: The Great Compromiser

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

Emma Lazarus, Poet of Exiles

When the Statue of Liberty was officially dedicated on October 28, 1886, President Grover Cleveland…

A Valley Forge Week-End Wrap Up

Most professional development takes place inside schools and school district offices, and good teachers glean…

Documents in Detail: The Webster-Hayne Debates

The Webster-Hayne Debates (1830) were the focus of the 20 NOV 2019 Documents in Detail…

Women’s Rights & Roles: The Early Republic

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

How the Framers Understood Impeachment—And How Party Politics Altered Their Intent

With current news focusing on the House of Representatives’ impeachment inquiry, we asked Jeremy D.…

MacArthur’s Return to the Philippines

On 20 October 1944, American forces under General Douglas MacArthur landed in the Philippines, establishing…

Does the Presidency Function as the Founders Intended?

[caption id="attachment_36053" align="alignleft" width="307"] Professor Stephen F. Knott[/caption] In his new study of the presidency,…

As the SCOTUS Term Begins: Teaching What Free Speech Means

The first Monday in October traditionally opens the Supreme Court’s yearly term. To mark this…

Alexander Hamilton: Founding Father of the Commercial Republic

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

Saturday Webinar: Henry Clay

American Minds Webinar Live show aired at 11am, Saturday, 2 NOV 2019, with a focus…