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Emerging America logo against vista of sky, river, distant mountains.
Date: Feb 24 2021
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol.
Emerging America logo against vista of sky, river, distant mountains.
Date: Feb 10 2021
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 8, Issue 4 for February 10, 2021

 

IN THIS ISSUE News Events @ Emerging America  New at the Library of Congress Professional Development Events Other Resources Emerging America Blog post: Humanity Worth Defending: Disability History in State Standards 2021

 

Dorothea Dix in a long dress holds a book and sits in a room with a medical bag on the floor
Date: Feb 8 2021
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“If you believe people have no history worth mentioning, it is easy to believe they have no humanity worth defending.”     - William Loren Katz, Historian  

Two young Black women in white hats and long dresses sit in an open carriage with flower-decorated wheels drawn by a white horse in front of a brick building
Date: Feb 5 2021
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by Laurie Risler

 

In the classroom I am continually reminded that the most important question to teach students to ask is, “Whose voice is missing?” I also remind myself to ask, “How do I make all voices central to the curriculum and not only add them in the periphery?”  For too long the voices missing have been the voices of women and people of color. At History’s Mysteries we…