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History eNews from Emerging America – March 13, 2019

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Published on Wed, 03/13/2019


America Transformed: Teaching Westward Expansion Using Primary Sources

With historian Heather Cox Richardson

April 3 & April 10, 2019 – Boston Public Library, Leventhal Map Center – Register

Westward Expansion Primary Source Set

EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA – Info & Registration.



ONLINE COURSE – Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources. Instructors Rich Cairn & Alison Noyes. Meets Massachusetts 15-hour requirement for training in strategies for effective schooling for students with disabilities and the instruction of students with diverse learning styles. Grad credit available. Register.

  • March 27 to May 7

America Transformed: Teaching Westward Expansion Using Primary Sources. Instructors Michelle LeBlanc, Rich Cairn, and historian Heather Cox RIchardson

  • April 3 & April 10, 2019, 9am-3pm – Boston Public Library, Leventhal Map Center. Register with Leventhal.

Teaching Grades K-5 Civic Engagement and Social StudiesInstructor Laurie Risler. Grad credit available. Register.

  • April 23 and May 21 – Northampton.


Library of Congress Teacher Blog

  • Crowdsourcing and the Papers of Mary Church Terrell, Suffragist, and Civil Rights Activist
  • Singing Out for Social Justice

OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS – Across Massachusetts and the U.S.

  • March 16 – 8am-5pm – Historic Deerfield: New England Travels – Information
  • March 19 – 6-7:30pm – JFK Presidential Library and Museum: Exploring Race through Drama – Information and Registration
  • March 19 – 7pm – American Antiquarian Society: “Who Owns the News: A History of Copyright” – Information
  • March 20 – 4pm – UMass Amherst – “Clickbait, Hashtags, and Viral Rage: Writing Politics on Social Media – and How We Can Do Better” – Information
  • March 21 – 6:30pm – How to Live Forever: The Enduring Power of Connecting the Generations (Boston College) – RSVP
  • March 24 – 2pm – Historic Deerfield: Winter Lecture Series: “Through an Indian’s Looking Glass: William Apess, Pequot”, Presented by Drew Lopenzina, Old Dominion University – Information and Registration
  • March 25 – 6-7:30pm – JFK Presidential Library and Museum: President Carter: The White House Years – Information and Registration
  • March 26 – 4-5pm – Library of Congress: Exploring Social Justice Through Primary Sources and the Arts  Part 1 – Information
  • March 26 – 7-8pm (Webinar) – Library of Congress: NCSS Webinar with Kaleena Black and Cheryl Ederle entitled, “Engage, Enrich, and Empower Student Discovery with Primary Sources”. Register.
  • March 27 – 6-7:30pm – JFK Presidential Library and Museum: New Insights: Native American History in the Colonial Period – Information and Registration
  • March 27 – 6-9pm – Primary Source: Reimagining Civics: Democracy, Social Justice, and Global Education – Tickets and Information
  • March 28 – 1-2pm – Waynesburg University: Placing Primary Sources – Using Story Maps to Connect Space, Place, and Time – Information and Registration
  • April 2 – 7pm – American Antiquarian Society: I Now Pronounce You Lucy Stone – Information
  • April 4 – 6-7:30pm – JFK Presidential Library and Museum: American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race – Information and Registration
  • April 5 – Student Government Day – Information
  • April 16 – 7pm – American Antiquarian Society: “Frontier Rebels: The Fight for Independence in the American West” – Information
  • May 2 – 7pm – American Antiquarian Society: “A Conversation with Jill Lepore on History and the Public” – Information
  • May 7 – 7:45pm-4:14pm – Massachusetts Service Alliance: 2019 Massachusetts Conference on Volunteerism – Information and Registration
  • May 21 – 7pm – American Antiquarian Society: Black Girlhood in the Nineteenth Century – Information

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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.