Examine the moral dilemmas faced by five diplomats who, at great personal risk, assisted Jews fleeing Nazi persecution during the Holocaust.
This middle school curriculum leads students in an examination of identity, membership and belonging, and civic participation through an analysis of historical case studies and literature.
View lessons created by Facing History to help educators share the PBS and Citizen Film documentary American Creed with their students. These lesson plans bring together teaching strategies, videos, and activities that will help you explore themes such as common ideals and national identity.
This Explainer defines the term political polarization and provides information on how it impacts US politics and society.
Get our toolkit to learn how to strengthen your students' civic skills and knowledge. Our guide includes flexible activities and strategies ranging from one class period to a semester-long elective or independent civic action project.
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.