Category: Social Studies

Teaching the Lesser-Known Aspects of History

One aspect of teaching that continues to strike me is how captivating students can find the lesser-known elements of historical events. For example, my students are intrigued to learn that approximately 400 women disguised themselves as men so they could fight in the Civil War for the Union and the Confederacy.

Women in Congress

The 116th Congress is historically significant. More women than ever have joined Congress. In fact, women make up nearly one-quarter of the new Congress. Our latest infographic presents a visual history of women in Congress.

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