9-12 Resources

Pre-1865

Boston's Bloody Affray
Broadside from Boston, 1770, "Horrid Massacre!"

A struggle over naming a struggle—when and where did the Boston Massacre[...] »

Women's Rights: Sarah Bagley Letters

What do these letters from a women's rights activist reveal about social[...] »

Post-1865

Close Reading of a Primary Document
Photo, Ostrich reads newspaper of caretaker. Flickr

On the website Historical Thinking Matters, a student reads aloud a[...] »

Agents of Social Change: 20th-Century Women's Activism
Photo. Jessie Lloyd with an unidentified group. 1928

Source documents to help you approach 20th-century feminism.


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Classroom Tools

Historical Thinking & Literacy

Lincoln on the Big Screen
Poster, Out of the wilderness, Albert M. Bender, c.1939-1943, LoC

How do historians think about films like Steven Spielberg's Lincoln[...] »

Using Technology

Prezi

Open up a new world between whiteboards and slides with this presentation[...] »