U.S. History

It Seems Like We’ve Been Here Before

By Ateret Cope / Saturday, February 5, 2022 / Comments Off on It Seems Like We’ve Been Here Before

My title draws on the Harry Chapin song “Circle”, and its signature line, “It seems like I’ve been here before, I can’t remember when.” Though a song about love, it […]

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Processing yesterday’s news from Capitol Hill in D.C – January 6, 2021

By Ateret Cope / Saturday, February 5, 2022 / Comments Off on Processing yesterday’s news from Capitol Hill in D.C – January 6, 2021

On January 6, 2021, Americans and the world, witnessed one of the most dangerous moments in the history of this Republic – a mob broke into the Capitol in an […]

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The White House

Resources for Discussing Civil Discourse and Peaceful Transitions of Power

By Ateret Cope / Tuesday, February 1, 2022 / Comments Off on Resources for Discussing Civil Discourse and Peaceful Transitions of Power
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Responding to the Insurrection

By Ateret Cope / Tuesday, February 1, 2022 / Comments Off on Responding to the Insurrection

This Teaching Idea is designed to help guide an initial classroom reflection on the insurrection at the US Capitol that occurred on January 6, 2021. We will continue to publish […]

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Processing Yesterday’s News from Capitol Hill in DC

By Ateret Cope / Tuesday, February 1, 2022 / Comments Off on Processing Yesterday’s News from Capitol Hill in DC

A lesson guide to teach the events of January 6, 2021 from Washington D.C.

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June 6, 2020 Riot

Three Ways to Teach the Insurrection in the U.S. Capitol

By Ateret Cope / Tuesday, February 1, 2022 / Comments Off on Three Ways to Teach the Insurrection in the U.S. Capitol

The nation on Wednesday witnessed a grave breach of its democratic traditions. For the first time in American history, supporters of the losing presidential candidate forcibly disrupted the official counting […]

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Holocaust Teaching Materials

By Ateret Cope / Sunday, January 30, 2022 / Comments Off on Holocaust Teaching Materials

Explore the categories, including but not limited to Americans and the Holocaust, Antisemitism and Racism, Nazism and Jim Crow, to find lesson plans and training materials that match your curricular […]

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Race in US History

By Ateret Cope / Sunday, January 30, 2022 / Comments Off on Race in US History
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