In this guest post, teacher Maria Adamson shares techniques for drawing students into the messiness of history, and giving them practice asking critically minded questions of the sources they encounter. Using this approach, she developed two new teaching activities focusing on identification papers of several Chinese people who were "on exhibit" in an ethnographic display in Philadelphia in 1899.
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Find resources about U.S. immigration and refugee policy during World War II and the Holocaust, shared during a recent webinar.
Find primary source documents and teaching activities related to protecting and expanding rights in America in commemoration of Bill of Rights Day on December 15.
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A new teaching activity focuses on a teenage refugee's written composition about his experience in the United States during WWII.