Friendships Begun in MAHG Lead to Classroom Collaboration

Teachers attending Teaching American History programs find new colleagues—educators who may live far away, yet…

110 Years Ago Today: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, A Disaster that Inspired Lasting Reforms

At approximately 4:40 pm on Saturday, March 25, 1911, the eighth floor of the Asch…

Containment and the Truman Doctrine: Documents and Debates

Like many youngsters interested in history, I read only books about presidents and generals as…

Documents in Detail: 13th Amendment Resolution

Join us on 21 April 2021 at 7pm ET for our discussion of the resolution…

John Brown’s Legacy: From Kansas to the Classroom

I have a confession to make. In my years teaching American history, I did an…

Historical Reads: Patton’s Third Army Crosses the Rhine

On March 22nd, 1945, elements of the United States' Third Army, under the command of…

Saturday Webinar: Fannie Lou Hamer

 Our April Saturday Webinar was about 20th Century American social and political activist and…

The Market Revolution and (The Myth of?) Free Labor

What historical sites are on your bucket list? Fortunately, I have visited several of mine…

Ratification: The Great Debate, State by State

The 2020–21 school year is the most difficult year of teaching in decades. Only the…

Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address: Good Winners and Bad Losers

When Lincoln became president on March 4, 1861, white citizens of seven slaveholding states no…

Special Podcast: Core Documents Editors’ Roundtable

TAH has published almost 20 Core Documents collections over the last few years - all…

Women’s Voices Collection Documents the Visionary Work of Women

Today we feature a conversation with Sarah Morgan Smith, Teaching American History’s Director of Faculty…