Fall Saturday Webinars: Open for Registration!

We’ve decided to do something different with our Saturday Webinars for this school year, splitting…

Let Us Have Peace: Reconstructing the West, Grant’s Peace Policy

On May 29, 1868, General Ulysses S Grant accepted the Republican nomination for president in…

What John Lewis taught me about forgiveness

The tributes to Congressman John Lewis have flooded the airwaves and filled the newspapers since…

Committed to War: The First Battle of Bull Run

Although Union and Confederate forces had traded shots in some small skirmishes after Abraham Lincoln's…

Special Webinar Series: Presidential Elections and Campaigns: What Can We Learn From History?

Join citizens and teachers from across Missouri as the Missouri Humanities Council and TeachingAmericanHistory.org present…

Remembering Seneca Falls

[caption id="attachment_40295" align="alignleft" width="294"] Report of the Woman's Rights Convention, held at Seneca Falls, New…

Under Construction: Merchants and Morality in Colonial Massachusetts

Almost every American can close their eyes and picture the scene. A small ship arrives…

Engaging Students in America’s Past and Future

Angus McDougall, a teacher from Hiram, Ohio, enrolled in the Master of Arts in American…

Truths Held in Tension: Frederick Douglass’s “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?”

Among speeches denouncing slavery, perhaps the most effective ever delivered is Frederick Douglass’s “What to…