8 Podcasts About Civics and U.S. HistoryHistorians in the News
tags: children, teaching history, civics education
American history’s ongoing experiment to create a more perfect union can be felt acutely during these times. But how did this ideal form? What was it like during the signing of the Declaration of Independence? Why was the U.S. Constitution created? How are U.S. laws made? How do we, as a diverse nation, find ways to protect, defend, and continue to move toward this ideal...by square dancing? This playlist offers windows into key documents, people, and cultural factors that shaped U.S. history.
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- Black Lives Matter Movement Prods Bethlehem and Other Districts to Review How History is Taught
- During the Civil War, the Enslaved Were Given an Especially Odious Job. The Pay Went to Their Owners.
- Riots Long Ago, Luxury Living Today
- Native Americans and Polynesians Met Around 1200 A.D.
- Campaign Urges NASA to Rename the John C. Stennis Space Center
- Historical Association Schools Teachers on White House History
- MIT Professor Tunney Lee, an Architect, Urban Planner, and Historian of Chinatown, Dies at 88
- Historian Adrian Miller on Denver’s Underrepresented Legacy of Black Culinary Excellence
- ‘If I tell people about what happened, I honor my ancestors.’ How the Pandemic is Helping a Slavery Historian Develop a K-12 Lesson Plan on African-American History
- In Memoriam: Historian and Politician Ivo Banac