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Teaching American History (TAH) Projects

Watch video of keynote speakers from the 2009 and 2011 Teaching American History Project Directors meetings. Topics include historical thinking, public history, and lessons learned from TAH. FIND OUT MORE »

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Photo, "Eat Money," waɪ.tiː, August 7, 2007, Flickr

Three years to spend nearly a million dollars [. . . ]. What could go wrong? [...] »

Cigarette card, "Thanks for your invitation," c. 1893-1903, NYPL

Invite teachers in through the choice of project model and venue. [...] »

Illustration, The Capture of Vicksburg, August 1, 1863, Harpers

Context and finding connections make for effective primary source use. [...] »

Photo, Teachers discussing grant. TAH: Pursuing Justice Grant

With flexible grant design, all teachers can participate. [...] »

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What does architecture say about the past and the present? TAH teachers learn [...] »

Educators tour the NMAAHC exhibit "Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello: Paradox [...] »

Photo, classroom, bringinghistoryhome.org

What do carpentry and history have in common? [...] »

Historian Christopher Hamner visits the original Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial [...] »

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