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.