Period: All US History

All US History

This Day in Civil Rights History

Book — Non-fiction. By Horace Randall Williams and Ben Beard. 2009. 368 pages.
A full page description of a key event in the history of the Civil Rights Movement for each day of the year.
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Howard Zinn Speaking at NCSS, 2008 - | Zinn Education Project: Teaching People's History

Why Students Should Study History: Article Excerpts

Article. Howard Zinn interview by Barbara Miner. 1994. Rethinking Schools magazine. I started studying history with one view in mind: to look for answers to the issues and problems I saw in the world about me. By the time I went to college I had worked in a shipyard, had been in the Air Force, had been in a war. I came to history asking questions about war and peace, about wealth and poverty, about racial division.
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Voices of a People’s History

Website. Voices helps to stage public readings of primary-source materials on a people's history. The website also offers dozens of film clips of readings by well-known people for classroom use.
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