The curated resources linked below are an initial sample of the resources coming from a collaborative and rigorous review process with the EAD Content Curation Task Force.
This lesson looks at the life of Jourdon Anderson, an escaped slave who wrote a letter to his former master in 1865. This lesson explores the idea of justice and how one can seek just on behalf of themselves and others.
Bill of Rights Institute
Are the tactics used by suffragists to fight for political power still effective? This video series explores four techniques that suffragists used to reshape the nation’s democracy: protesting, organizing, branding, and lobbying.
Smithsonian National Museum of American History
This lesson plan will help students grasp the goals of the federal government as stated in the preamble to the constitution through small group exercises and concluding with a presentation to their classmates.
Emerging America - Collaborative for Educational Services
This free curriculum unit from the New-York Historical Society explores the active and engaged role that 18th century women played in colonial and revolutionary America.