400th Anniversary of Landing of African Slaves at Jamestown

In late August 1619, John Rolfe tells us that the first enslaved Africans arrived in…

Women’s Rights & Roles: Colonial America

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

Jonathan Edwards: Founding Father of American Evangelicalism

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

The Atomic Bombs in the Context of World War II

On 6 August 1945, the B-29 bomber Enola Gay, piloted by Colonel Paul Tibbets, dropped…

Saturday Webinar: Benjamin Franklin

American Minds Webinar Live show to air at 11am, Saturday, 7 SEP 2019, exploring Franklin…

Implementing Brown v. Board of Education: One Southern Town’s Story Part II: Teenaged Integration Pioneers Endure a Lonely Spotlight

Continuing our blog series on the 65th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, last…

Implementing Brown v. Board of Education: One Southern Town’s Story

Editor’s Note: Earlier this spring as the TAH editorial team was preparing for our essay commemorating…

Documents in Detail: Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom

The Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom (1786) will be the focus of the 28 AUG…

TAH Webinars: How They Are Different and Why You Should Register

  As with all TAH programs, our webinar series are designed to help classroom teachers…

Foreshadowing Brown: How a South Carolina Case Influenced the Supreme Court’s School Desegregation Ruling

As teachers, we know students become more interested in historical events if you can establish…

The Moon Landing – Resources for the 50th Anniversary

On 20 July 1969, American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people…

Saturday Webinar: Jonathan Edwards

https://tah-podcasts.s3.amazonaws.com/19-20+podcasts/2019+08+17+SatWeb+J+Edwards+audio.mp3 Live show aired at 11am, Saturday, 17 AUG 2019, exploring the famed revivalist preacher…

What We’re Talking About: A MAHG Reading Roundup 4

Every summer, TeachingAmericanHistory brings together scholars and teachers from around the nation to our campus…

Core Documents Collection: Women’s Voices in Religion in American History and Politics

https://tah-podcasts.s3.amazonaws.com/CDC+Podcasts/CDC+Women's+Voices+RAHP.mp3 While women have historically made up an overwhelming percentage of America’s religious practitioners, their…

What We’re Talking About: A MAHG Reading Roundup 3

Every summer, TeachingAmericanHistory brings together scholars and teachers from around the nation to our campus…

Protesting the Louisiana Purchase

For most teachers and students of American history the decision seems like the no-brainer of…

What We’re Talking About: A MAHG Reading Roundup 2

Every summer, TeachingAmericanHistory brings together scholars and teachers from around the nation to our campus…

What We’re Talking About: A MAHG Reading Roundup

Every summer, TeachingAmericanHistory brings together scholars and teachers from around the nation to our campus…

Summer Reading Recommendations from Our Staff

Unsure of what to read this summer? The Teaching American History staff have some recommendations.…

Adding the Lens of Literature to the Testimony of Primary Documents

This summer, Suzanne Hunter Brown will join historian Jennifer Keene (Chapman University) to lead a…

D-Day: What if it had failed?

General Dwight Eisenhower was the most powerful man in the world in early June, 1944,…

Religion and Rhetoric in Times of War: The 75th Anniversary of D-Day

Religious Rhetoric at the Front Among other equipment for battle on D-Day, the invading troops…

2019-2020 Webinars – Registration is Open

https://s3.amazonaws.com/tah-podcasts/18-18+podcasts/2019+05+29+Podcast.mp3 Saturday Webinars: American Minds – REGISTER HERE During the 2019-20 school year we will…

Did You Know…? Memorial Day

Did you know that the origins of this weekend’s holiday honoring America’s servicemen and women…

USS Midway Institute for Teachers

Join TAH.org and the USS Midway Museum Institute for Teachers for our Seminar series on…

Saturday Webinar: Federalists vs. Antifederalists

https://s3.amazonaws.com/tah-podcasts/18-18+podcasts/2018+09+08+Federalists+vs+Antifederalists.mp3 The second of TAH.org’s Great American Debates webinar series took place on Saturday, 8 September.…

“A Great Day for America and its Court”: Brown v. Board of Education Recognizes Segregation As “Inherently Unequal”

Today marks the 65th anniversary of a landmark Supreme Court decision mandating racial desegregation in…

Documents in Detail: LBJ’s Great Society

https://s3.amazonaws.com/tah-podcasts/18-18+podcasts/2019+05+15+DiD+Great+Society.mp3 In this final episode of the 2018-19 Documents in Detail year, we discuss President…

Saturday Webinars: The Great Society vs. Modern Conservatism

https://s3.amazonaws.com/tah-podcasts/18-18+podcasts/2019.05.11+SatWeb+Great+Society+vs+Conservatism.mp3 The final episode in the 2018-19 Great American Debates webinar series, in which the…

Documents in Detail: FDR’s 1944 State of the Union Speech

https://s3.amazonaws.com/tah-podcasts/18-18+podcasts/2019+04+24+DiD+FDRs+1944+SOTU.mp3 In this month’s episode of Documents in Detail, TAH faculty members discussed the meaning,…

Saturday Webinars: Martin Luther King, jr. vs. Malcolm X

https://s3.amazonaws.com/tah-podcasts/18-18+podcasts/2019+04+05+MLK+vs+MalX.mp3 Drs. Chris Burkett, Peter Myers, and Lucas Morel discussed the different views and goals…

Documents in Detail: Wilson’s Fourteen Points

https://s3.amazonaws.com/tah-podcasts/18-18+podcasts/2019+03+20+DiD+Wilsons+Fourteen+Points.mp3 Woodrow Wilson’s Fourteen Points laid out Wilson’s plan for not only a post-war world,…

The Bill of Rights

TAH has produced some new content and resources about the Bill of Rights, and we’ve…

Core American Documents: The Bill of Rights

https://s3.amazonaws.com/tah-podcasts/CDC+Podcasts/Gordon+Lloyd+Bill+of+Rights+CDC.mp3 TeachingAmericanHistory.org is excited to share another resource for American history,  government, civics, and social…

162nd Anniversary of Dred Scott v. Sandford

March 6th is the anniversary of the infamous Dred Scott v. Sandford Supreme Court decision, and…

Saturday Webinar: FDR vs. Hoover

https://s3.amazonaws.com/tah-podcasts/18-18+podcasts/2019+03+02+SatWeb+FDR+vs+Hoover.mp3 TAH’S Saturday Webinar on March 3rd, 2019, focused on the ideological, practical, and political…

Documents in Detail: Roosevelt’s Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine

https://s3.amazonaws.com/tah-podcasts/18-18+podcasts/2019+02+20+DiD+TRs+Corollary+to+the+Monroe+Doctrine.mp3 An essential statement of America’s changing role in the world at the time, both…

Saturday Webinar: Imperialists vs. Non-Interventionists

https://s3.amazonaws.com/tah-podcasts/18-18+podcasts/2019+02+02+Imperialists+vs+NonInterventionists.mp3 TAH.org’s Great American Debates Saturday Webinar for 2 February 2019 focused on the heated…

Documents in Detail: Lincoln’s Speech on the Repeal of the Missouri Compromise

https://s3.amazonaws.com/tah-podcasts/18-18+podcasts/2019+01+23+Repeal+of+the+Missouri+Compromise+Speech.mp3 Abraham Lincoln’s 1865 speech on the repeal of the Missouri Compromise signaled his return…

Saturday Webinar: Secessionists vs. Unionists

https://s3.amazonaws.com/tah-podcasts/18-18+podcasts/2019+01+12+Great+American+Debates+Secession+vs+Union.mp3 The first Great American Debates webinar of 2019 took place on Saturday, 12 January,…

Documents in Detail: Thomas Jefferson’s Letter to Roger Weightman

https://s3.amazonaws.com/tah-podcasts/18-18+podcasts/2018+12+19+DiD+Jeffersons+Letter+to+Roger+Weightman.mp3 Thomas Jefferson wrote this letter only weeks before his death in 1826, and in…

Saturday Webinar: Lincoln vs. Douglas

https://s3.amazonaws.com/tah-podcasts/18-18+podcasts/2018+12+01+SatWeb+Lincoln+vs+Douglas.mp3 TAH.org’s last Saturday Webinar for 2018 took place on 1 December, and featured another…

Documents in Detail: Bill of Rights

https://s3.amazonaws.com/tah-podcasts/18-18+podcasts/2018+11+14+DiD+Bill+of+Rights.mp3 Our Documents in Detail episode for 14 NOV 18 focused on the Bill of…

Saturday Webinar: Frederick Douglass vs. William Lloyd Garrison

https://s3.amazonaws.com/tah-podcasts/18-18+podcasts/2018+11+10+Douglass+vs+Garrison.mp3 Program Archive Page TAH.org’s Saturday Webinar for 10 NOV 2018 focused on the debate…

U.S. History Lesson Plans on the Great Depression and the New Deal

The Great Depression and the New Deal impacted a generation and forever changed the role…

Documents in Detail: Brutus I

https://s3.amazonaws.com/tah-podcasts/18-18+podcasts/Brutus+I+incomplete.mp3 The 24 OCT 18 episode of Documents in Detail took a look at Brutus…

TAH One-Day Seminars in the Southwest

With a few months of the 2018-2019 school year under your belt, you may be…

Saturday Webinars: Jefferson vs. Hamilton

https://s3.amazonaws.com/tah-podcasts/18-18+podcasts/2018+10+13+Hamilton+vs+Jefferson+webinar.mp3 The Saturday Webinar for October 2018 featured a discussion of the political and personal…

Core American Documents: The Executive Branch

https://s3.amazonaws.com/tah-podcasts/CDC+Podcasts/CDC+Excecutive+Branch+Bailey.mp3 “[The concept of executive power]…in our system of government, which subscribes to the rule…

TAH.org Podcast Now on Google Play

You can access our current and archived podcasts through Google Play, and subscribe to our…
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