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Jourdon Anderson and the Meaning of Freedom in the Aftermath of Slavery

--Robert Cohen and Janelle Pearson
The featured letter from an emancipated slave to his former master illuminates the historical transition from slavery to freedom and is an excellent resource for classes in both history and literature.
* http://publications.socialstudies.org/se/7505/750511241.pdf

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Jourdon Anderson and the Meaning of Freedom in the Aftermath of Slavery

--Robert Cohen and Janelle Pearson
The featured letter from an emancipated slave to his former master illuminates the historical transition from slavery to freedom and is an excellent resource for classes in both history and literature.
* http://publications.socialstudies.org/se/7505/750511241.pdf

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Constitution Day Lesson Plans

The NCSS Publications archives and a number of educational websites offer excellent lesson plans that can help teachers prepare for Constitution Day.
* http://publications.socialstudies.org/se/7504/7504226.pdf

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Constitution Day Lesson Plans

The NCSS Publications archives and a number of educational websites offer excellent lesson plans that can help teachers prepare for Constitution Day.
* http://publications.socialstudies.org/se/7504/7504226.pdf

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From the Civil War to 9/11: Democracy and the Right to a Fair Trial

--Alan S. Marcus
The author examines The Conspirator—a film about the trial of Mary Surratt and the plot to murder President Lincoln—and outlines four key questions to guide teachers when using historical film in the classroom.
* http://publications.socialstudies.org/se/7504/7504196.pdf

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From the Civil War to 9/11: Democracy and the Right to a Fair Trial

--Alan S. Marcus
The author examines The Conspirator—a film about the trial of Mary Surratt and the plot to murder President Lincoln—and outlines four key questions to guide teachers when using historical film in the classroom.
* http://publications.socialstudies.org/se/7504/7504196.pdf

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A Gift to America after 9/11: A Lesson for Young Learners (Elementary Education)

--Robert A. Waterson and Mary E. Haas
The present from the Maasai people to the American people described in a picture book offers an ideal opportunity for teaching young students about 9/11 in a manner that highlights global citizenship and compassion.
* http://publications.socialstudies.org/se/7504/7504191.pdf

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A Gift to America after 9/11: A Lesson for Young Learners (Elementary Education)

--Robert A. Waterson and Mary E. Haas
The present from the Maasai people to the American people described in a picture book offers an ideal opportunity for teaching young students about 9/11 in a manner that highlights global citizenship and compassion.
* http://publications.socialstudies.org/se/7504/7504191.pdf

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Afghanistan, the Taliban, and Osama bin Laden: The Background to September 11

--The Choices Program, Brown University
Ten years after 9/11, the United States is still fighting a war in Afghanistan against the Taliban. This article details key issues and events including the rise of the Taliban and the emergence of Osama bin Laden as a global terrorist figure.
* http://publications.socialstudies.org/se/7504/7504185.pdf

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Afghanistan, the Taliban, and Osama bin Laden: The Background to September 11

--The Choices Program, Brown University
Ten years after 9/11, the United States is still fighting a war in Afghanistan against the Taliban. This article details key issues and events including the rise of the Taliban and the emergence of Osama bin Laden as a global terrorist figure.
* http://publications.socialstudies.org/se/7504/7504185.pdf

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