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History eNews from Emerging America - August 1, 2018

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Published on Wed, 08/01/2018


  • Edward M. Kennedy Institute - Americans speak on the United States Senate - Poll
    • 76% of voters say that most senators are out of touch with the people in their states
    • Overall, 28% of voters say that they are satisfied with the U.S. Senate and 72% are dissatisfied, including 34% who are very dissatisfied.


Read the language of the bill. A watershed moment in Massachusetts history. Civic engagements gets a major boost. Now the hard work to implement begins!

Group of students standing together on stage in front of a projector screen.

Youth Facilitators Speak Out at Civic Education Institute July 24-26

Watch for several courses from Emerging America this fall.  

EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.

Contact HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES: Fall schedule available soon.

  • July 30-31 - Boston Public Library - Immigration and Maps - Register. (Waiting list only.)


Library of Congress Teacher Blog

  • Five Questions with Robin Butterhof, Digital Conversion Specialist, Newspaper and Current Periodical Reading Room

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Karen Albano

History eNews Editor, Emerging America
Karen Albano began working with the Emerging America program in 2015. She is currently the editor of the weekly History eNews, and has contributed to many facets of the Emerging America program, including developing curriculum, improving the accessibility of the website to educators, and overseeing social media outreach.