Anniversaries

September 7, 2015
Ask students to read, or share out loud, the following:   Hurricane Katrina Anniversary Why are people marking the anniversary of a hurricane? What makes Hurricane Katrina so special that Amazon…
November 10, 2014
To The Teacher: In this lesson and a companion lesson on Poland’s nonviolent revolution, students explore two major upheavals that signaled a new era in global relations that began 25 years ago.…
October 28, 2014
To The Teacher: This year marks the 25th anniversary of the 1989 free elections in Poland, which signaled the end of Soviet-influenced single-party rule in the country. This move toward democracy…
May 27, 2014
To the Teacher: This summer marks the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act. On July 2, 1964, when President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law landmark legislation outlawing discrimination based…
April 29, 2014
To the Teacher:  This summer marks the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Freedom Summer, an effort by civil rights groups to register African American voters in the Deep South. One year after Freedom…