Watch this webinar to hear three classroom teachers discuss teaching strategies and reflect on classroom successes and challenges.
This Explainer defines the term political polarization and provides information on how it impacts US politics and society.
Facing History has a range of resources on Japanese and Japanese American incarceration (often referred to as "Japanese internment") during World War II that you can use to accompany the Righting a Wrong poster exhibition.
Watch this webinar to hear Mr. Charles Mauldin, Selma March youth leader, reflect on his experiences as a student activist and the power of young people to spark social change, both during the civil rights movement and today.
Facing History and Ourselves has curated a collection of readings, written by staff members and scholars, that touch on the echoes of the letter exchange between George Washington and the Hebrew congregation of Newport. These readings address issues of religion, difference, and identity, and suggest that reflecting on these issues is just as important today as it was in 1790.
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.
Watch to examine the way the Reconstruction Era is remembered and the impact of its various legacies in contemporary society.