Surviving—and Thriving in—the Summer Residential Program of MAHG

Did you know? Teaching American History, a project of the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University,…

Loser Wins: William Jennings Bryan and the Legacy of Populism

History teachers rarely focus on the losers of presidential elections. Yet two men stand out…

Lonely Dissenter: Jane Addams Reflects on her Peace-making Efforts During World War I

In her essay “Personal Reactions In Time of War,” Jane Addams describes her experience as…

The Long Controversy Over Alger Hiss

When Alger Hiss was convicted of perjury on January 17, 1950, it was, in one…

Documents in Detail: Plessy v. Ferguson

Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) was the focus of the 19 FEB 2020 Documents in Detail…

Women’s Rights & Roles: The Moral Reformers

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

The League of Nations Begins, the United States Abstaining

One hundred years ago this month, forty-one nations became founding members of the League of…

Historical Reads: The Battle of Midway

I am interested in a variety of topics and eras in history, although I am…

A Weekend That Changed Everything

In 2020, Teaching American History will offer twenty free multi-day colloquia for social studies teachers. These…

Saturday Webinar: William Jennings Bryan

The live show aired at 11am, Saturday, 1 FEB 2020, exploring the person and politics…