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Browse Blog - holidays and heritage

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When Did July 4 Become the Fourth of July?

Even Thomas Jefferson got his dates mixed up. [...] »

Resources: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

The term Asian Pacific American covers millions of people, thousands of cultures, and dozens of countries. [...] »

Remember the Ladies—But Not Just in March

Women's history should be integral to the total narrative of American history. [...] »

Another Kind of American Idol

Explore the history of America's most iconic image—the American flag. But remember: lip-syncing is not allowed! [...] »

Lincoln Bicentennial: A Teachable Moment (updated February 24)

An ongoing reference to exhibits, events, lectures, reenactments, ceremonies, and other tributes commemorating the significance of Lincoln's life and his presidency during this 200th-year anniversary. [...] »

Happy Presidents Day

What exactly is Presidents Day? [...] »

Objects and Memory: Making Sense of Catastrophe

What is it about a piece of paper, an ID card, or a teddy bear that evokes powerful memories? [...] »

Teaching about Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a day of remembrance. Materials for all classroom levels are plentiful. [...] »

March is Women's History Month

March is Women's History Month and classroom resources and lesson plans abound. [...] »