Allow students to see that history as we know it is interpretation, perspective, and bias. [...] »
I have used this activity with Native Americans and slavery with great success. I have worked over the years to collect a variety of old textbooks from different time periods.
Smithsonian Barbara Clark Smith looks at what a colonial newspaper article says [...] »
Historian Rosemarie Zagarri reads the Declaration of Independence closely, [...] »
Pamphlets and documents from 1875 to 1900 highlight African American leaders [...] »
Learn about the experiences of immigrants detained at Angel Island and how this [...] »
Teach your students to read like a historian with this guided four-step reading [...] »
Find primary sources and the tools to present them to students—in one [...] »
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