Roger Brooks, CEO and President of Facing History, shares the experience of a Facing History high school freshman from Palo Alto, California.
The letter exchange between George Washington and the Hebrew congregation of Newport was not the only landmark event in the early history of America that dealt with issues of religious freedom and identity. Seixas’ letter and Washington’s subsequent response exist within a timeline of many other events during which the newly formed country faced those issues. Continue reading below for information about some of those events.
Resources to help educators manage the difficult conversations around the bigotry and hatred demonstrated by white supremacists and neo-Nazis in Charlottesville, VA.
Draft of telegram from Martha Sharp to Boston Unitarian leadership with update on children's rescue, September 5, 1940
President and CEO Roger Brooks addresses the 2016 US Presidential Election results and the impact on classrooms around the world.
1899: Representatives of 26 nations met for the International Peace Conference where they drafted the Convention with Respect to the Laws and Customs of War on Land, one of the first formal statements of international laws related to war and war crimes.