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Congress Protects the Right to Vote: The Voting Rights Act of 1965

A lesson on the Voting Rights Act puts students in the shoes of members of Congress as they deliberated the bill. Continue reading

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To What Extent was Reconstruction a Revolution?

Reconstruction was a tumultuous period in American history, and the question of whether it produced lasting change in regard to civil rights is still debated by scholars. A DocsTeach Activity using primary sources allows your students to enter the debate … Continue reading

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