Documents and Debates: The Nullification Crisis

High above the football stadium at Clemson University sits Fort Hill, the stately antebellum home…

Documents in Detail: Lincoln’s Resolution Submitting the 13th Amendment to the States

Join us for our April episode of Documents in Detail, focusing on Abraham Lincoln's Resolution…

Documents in Detail: Frederick Douglass’ Oration in Memory of Abraham Lincoln

Our final Documents in Detail webinar for the 2020-21 school year, and the last in…

The Civil Rights Act of 1866: A First Attempt to Protect the Rights of African Americans

Today we are pleased to feature a post by Stacy Moses, a teacher at Sandia…

Slavery and Its Consequences—A New Core Document Collection

Slavery and its Consequences was recently released in Teaching American History’s Core Document Collection. We…

Remembered as a Rebel, Instead of a Scientist

Beginning on April 12th, 1861, Confederate guns around Charleston Harbor opened fire on Ft. Sumter,…

Saturday Webinar: Sandra Day O’Connor

Our final 'Remember the Ladies' webinar for Spring 2021, focusing on the first female United…

Wilson’s War Message

President Woodrow Wilson, on April 2nd, 1917, spoke before a special joint session of Congress,…