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This documentary charts the far-reaching social, political, and social changes brought about by the pervasive presence and fear of death during the Civil War.
Using the Fernald School--a Waltham, Mass. institution in which children labeled as “feeble-minded” were confined by the state government--as a case study, this news segment examines the history of eugenics.
This PowerPoint for Lesson 10 of the Standing Up for Democracy unit is ready to use in the classroom with student-facing slides and complete teaching notes.
Use this guide to the documentary film Freedom Riders to help students explore the stories of the brave activists who challenged segregation in the South in 1961.
Over a single generation, the web and digital media have remade nearly every aspect of modern culture. What does it mean to be human in a 21st century digital world?
As Hitler crossed Europe, millions of Jews and political enemies of the Third Reich were exterminated. Yet many more would have died were it not for the bravery of a few foreign service diplomats.
In the aftermath of 9/11, a college student travels across the U.S. to document stories in Sikh, Muslim, and Arab-American communities, raising important questions about “who counts” as American.
For more than thirty years, Eleanor Roosevelt was America’s most powerful and influential woman. Through interviews and rare home movie footage, this film reveals her hidden dimensions.
Immigrants of every background recall their extraordinary adventures, from the treacherous passage across the sea to the start of a new life in a new land.
A Honduran boy goes on an unforgettable quest looking for his mother, eleven years after she is forced to leave her starving family to find work in the United States.
In this memoir, Francis Bok recounts his story of being kidnapped into slavery at the age of ten in Sudan.