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Memorandum about the First Nixon-Kennedy Debate (Teaching with Documents)

--David L. Rosenbaum
A memo from John Kennedy’s press secretary to Richard Nixon’s press secretary prior to the first televised presidential debate in history serves as a jumping off point for studying the major issues of the 1960 election.

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Memorandum about the First Nixon-Kennedy Debate (Teaching with Documents)

--David L. Rosenbaum
A memo from John Kennedy’s press secretary to Richard Nixon’s press secretary prior to the first televised presidential debate in history serves as a jumping off point for studying the major issues of the 1960 election.

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A Living History Classroom: Using Re-Enactment to Enhance Learning

--Mark L. Daniels
Teachers and students can bring history to life by donning period clothing or carrying objects common in past eras to engage students and enhance classroom presentations.

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A Living History Classroom: Using Re-Enactment to Enhance Learning

--Mark L. Daniels
Teachers and students can bring history to life by donning period clothing or carrying objects common in past eras to engage students and enhance classroom presentations.

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Remember The Alamo? Learning History with Monuments and Memorials

--Alan S. Marcus and Thomas H. Levine
Studying monuments and the political, ideological, or social perspectives they represent advances students’ historical thinking skills while highlighting for them the subjective nature of history.

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Remember The Alamo? Learning History with Monuments and Memorials

--Alan S. Marcus and Thomas H. Levine
Studying monuments and the political, ideological, or social perspectives they represent advances students’ historical thinking skills while highlighting for them the subjective nature of history.

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It is My Desire to be Free: Annie Davis’s Letter to Abraham Lincoln and Winslow Homer’s Painting ... (Teaching with Documents)

--Michael Hussey and Elizabeth K. Eder
A study of the featured document and painting will give students a greater understanding of the multi-step process of emancipation and the changing relationship that developed between freed slaves and former slave owners.

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It is My Desire to be Free: Annie Davis’s Letter to Abraham Lincoln and Winslow Homer’s Painting ... (Teaching with Documents)

--Michael Hussey and Elizabeth K. Eder
A study of the featured document and painting will give students a greater understanding of the multi-step process of emancipation and the changing relationship that developed between freed slaves and former slave owners.

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The Constitution by Cell (Teaching with Documents)

--Stephanie Greenhut and Megan Jones
A pilot program at the National Archives challenges students to determine how certain documents illustrate the Constitution “in action,” then create digital stories using cellular phones and web tools.

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The Constitution by Cell (Teaching with Documents)

--Stephanie Greenhut and Megan Jones
A pilot program at the National Archives challenges students to determine how certain documents illustrate the Constitution “in action,” then create digital stories using cellular phones and web tools.

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