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Crash Course on PBS Use one of the services below to sign in to PBS: You've just tried to add this video to your Watchlist so you can watch it later. But first, we need you to sign-in to PBS using one of the services below. American Experience . WGBH img| or Madman? |Watch Preview| 9:00/8:00 c;img| and Control|Coming soon to select theaters|Find Screening| Presidents Collection|Watch over 30 hours of presidential documentaries streaming free.|Watch Online| 9:00/8:00 c All Films Education Programs Truman Presidential Inquiries A joint project of the Truman Library and Independence School District Take a look at four classroom units developed by Independence School District teachers this summer. Truman Presidential Inquiries 13th Annual Teachers Conference “Presidential Elections: Washington to Obama” July 18 - 22, 2016Speakers include Donald Ratcliffe, James Fuller, Roy Morris, David Pietrusza, William Horner, William Crotty. Hoover Library, FDR Library, Reagan Library, Clinton Library, Lincoln Library and Mount Vernon. Download application form | Full schedule The White House Decision Center The White House Decision Center, a nationally recognized hands-on history lab where participants step into the roles of President Truman and his advisors, work with formerly classified primary source documents, and collaborate to tackle some of history’s greatest challenges.

Ancient China Inquiry Lesson c) According to the information in the above sources, which government had the fairest and most lenient system of law and order; the earlier rulers who based their laws on the teachings of Confucius or the the Qin Emperor who based his legal system on the ideas called Legalism? Remember T.E.E.L. Use the main or key Topic words from the question when you start your answer.... Use one or two quotes from the sources as Evidence to support your answer; And finish with a 'Therefore...' sentence or a sentence that Links back to the question using the main or key words in the question. d) Watch and pause this video to record some of the key points about the Qin and Han Dynasty.

NC Civic Education Consortium – Program in the Humanities About the Consortium The NC Civic Education Consortium, a program of UNC-Chapel Hill’s Program in the Humanities & Human Values, works to extend the resources of the University to North Carolina’s K-12 educators. We offer quality professional development programs which include access to scholars on key topics, innovative lesson plans, and interactive pedagogical training. For more about our upcoming teacher trainings, or to inquire about our customized trainings for school districts and educational organizations, click here.To access our Database of K-12 Resources, which includes lesson plans aligned to the NC Essential Standards and activities for use in after school and extra-curricular programs, click here.Questions about the Consortium? Contact Christie Norris, Director of K-12 Outreach at What are educators saying about the Consortium?

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Missouri Secretary of State Kids Skip Navigation Register to Vote About Jason Kander Accessibility Info Contact Us September 11: Bearing Witness to History - National Museum of American History Soon after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History began collecting objects to document and preserve the material record of this important event in American history. The immediate collecting priorities focused on the attacks, the response and rescue efforts, and the commemoration that followed. The collection we present on this site represents a work in progress.

Constitutional Principles - Bill of Rights Institute Separation of Powers James Madison knew that a key challenge of maintaining just government was framing it in such a way that the government would be forced to control itself. How does a system of separated powers—and the checks and balances built into those separated powers—preserve liberty? C-SPAN Classroom Are you a teacher? Register with C-SPAN Classroom Today! Are you a teacher? New York - State History New Yorkers are rightfully proud of their state's many achievements and contributions. This synopsis is adapted from a brief history previously printed in the Legislative Manual. Before the year 1900

George Washington to Continental Congress, December 16, 1776 The George Washington Papers at the Library of Congress, 1741-1799 George Washington to Continental Congress, December 16, 1776 The Writings of George Washington from the Original Manuscript Sources, 1745-1799. John C. Fitzpatrick, Editor. Center for the Study of the American Constitution We have provided some suggestions on how to use various parts of our website. Most are based in the documents found within the Ratification, Confederation, and Founders Pages. Since many state standards of instruction emphasize the use of primary sources, all of our suggestions are focused on using and interpreting documents.

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