The videos in this gallery begin by looking at the historical relationship between China and Japan.
Facing History has developed documentary-style videos and supporting classroom activities that you can use with your students to deepen their analysis of To Kill a Mockingbird. The lessons below provide historical context in order to better understand the setting and the perspectives of characters in the novel.
Facing History's unique video collection includes insights from top scholars, the voices and memories of witnesses to history, and inspiring stories from teachers and students who wrestle with the complex questions of history in today's classrooms.
The videos listed on this page are referenced within The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy unit.
Read how a student used Facing History to navigate the divisive 2016 presidential election when voting for the first time.
This resource is drawn from Facing History's Boston Public Schools Civil Rights Curriculum
Facing History has eagerly awaited next week's release of Go Set a Watchman since its discovery was announced this past February. Today we were treated to a sneak preview with the release of the book's first chapter. As earlier media reports indicated, the book features an adult Scout returning to Maycomb, Alabama, to visit her father 20 years after the events of the original book. It is written in third person and therefore isn’t limited to Scout’s point of view.
The following scholars, prominent authors, and notable public figures contributed to Facing History's new publication, Washington's Rebuke to Bigotry: Reflections On Our First President’s Famous 1790 Letter To the Hebrew Congregation in Newport, Rhode Island. Find more about the contributors here.
Facing History and Ourselves, in partnership with the George Washington Institute for Religious Freedom has launched the Give Bigotry No Sanction project to inspire thoughtful conversation about matters of religious freedom.