U.s. History Education Articles for Teachers
President's Day will soon be here, and I thought it would be beneficial to take some time to focus on President Lincoln because I was so struck by the portrayal of him in the movie Lincoln. My neighbor is a Lincoln historian. As we sat on the porch in our rocking chairs the other day, I was ...
Inauguration Day marks one of those important days for the United States that lends itself beautifully to teaching our classes about respect, ceremony, and tradition. We are privileged to live in a nation where the "changing of the guard" or transfer of power is peaceful. Let's share the res...
“I want to do it because I want to do it. Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others.” - Amelia Earhart As one of the most fascinating people of the 20th Century, aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart cemented her place in...
In 2011, Theodore Grippo, a retired Chicago lawyer who worked for more than 50 years in law enforcement and private practice, published his book, With Malice Aforethought: The Execution of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti. Grippo’s book reexamines a case that has historically been depicted ...
What a great nation we live in! Here we are in the twenty-first century celebrating two men who performed magnificently in a position that was established in the eighteenth century. George Washington and Abraham Lincoln are widely regarded as two of the finest presidents our country has ever had....
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