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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:33pm
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This lesson will look at the partisan political issues which emerged in the election of 1864 around Abraham Lincoln's role as a wartime president...
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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:33pm
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All of the major candidates for president in the 1824 election claimed allegiance to the same party, the Democratic-Republicans. What distinguished...
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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 10:59am
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  • High School
Understanding the positions of the suffrage and anti-suffrage movements—as expressed in archival broadsides, speeches, pamphlets, and political...
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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:33pm
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The Abolitionists vividly brings to life the struggles of the men and women who led the battle to end slavery. Through innovative use of reenactments...
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Monday, August 15, 2016 - 7:21pm
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The Abolitionists vividly brings to life the struggles of the men and women who led the battle to end slavery. Through innovative use of reenactments...
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Friday, December 30, 2016 - 11:44am
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A huge system of forced, unpaid labor, mostly affecting Southern black men, that lasted until World War II. Slavery By Another Name tells the stories...
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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:33pm
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Attracting a diverse group of volunteers—black and white, young and old, male and female, secular and religious, northern and southern—the Freedom...
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Friday, September 28, 2018 - 1:13pm
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When Mildred and Richard Loving were arrested in July 1958, in Virginia, for violating a state law that banned marriage between people of different...
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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:33pm
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In this lesson, students will analyze maps, treaties, congressional records, firsthand accounts, and correspondence to determine the different roles...
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Sunday, August 21, 2016 - 8:52pm
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This lesson plan will examine how the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 affected the political balance between free and slave states and explore how its...