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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

former History eNews Editor, Emerging America
Karen Albano worked with Emerging America from 2015-2020, contributing to many facets of the program including developing curriculum, improving the accessibility of the website to educators, overseeing social media outreach, and editing the History eNews.