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Postcard-style black and white photograph of a wide stone building with a dome.
Date: Mar 6 2018
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Nellie Bly’s account of her experience as an inmate at an asylum as an undercover journalist offers a gripping entry point into the history of mental health care reform and a discussion of how people in need of care should be treated. In this lesson, students explore several primary sources addressing the treatment of people with mental illness and disability at New York City’s Blackwell Island…

Date: Mar 5 2018
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 9 for February 28, 2018

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Date: Feb 22 2018
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 8 for February 21, 2018

"Uncle Sam" looks down at a crowd of immigrants with caricatured facial features and wearing the native dress of other countries while a rich man gestures blamingly in the crowd's direction.
Date: Feb 19 2018
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Carolyn Ritter, author of this newly available lesson on Immigration versus Nativism, writes: “The topic of immigration is just as controversial today as it was at the turn of the twentieth century. In this lesson, students will immerse themselves in the attitudes and opinions of many native-born Americans who did not welcome the arrival of immigrants from certain countries (Nativists).”  Drawi…

Date: Feb 18 2018
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 7 for February 14, 2018

A desktop contains a textbook, ipad, historic map of immigration routes, and the Library of Congress analysis tool.
Date: Feb 9 2018
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Accessing Inquiry, Emerging America’s initiative dedicated to supporting good teaching for ALL learners, has newly expanded online resources, and a new web page, Classroom Materials for Accessibility.    

The new page has links to resources for

Date: Feb 7 2018
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 6 for February 7, 2018

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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 5 for January 31, 2018

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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 4 for January 24, 2018

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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 3 for January 17, 2018