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“His Highness, The President” and the First Congress: Moving Toward Republicanism

Congress Protects the Right to Vote: The Voting Rights Act of 1965

New DocsTeach Activity: Petition Against the Annexation of Hawaii

Congress and Harriet Tubman’s Claim for a Pension

To What Extent was Reconstruction a Revolution?

Reconstruction was a tumultuous period in American history, and the question of whether it produced lasting change in regard to civil rights is still debated by scholars. A DocsTeach Activity using primary sources allows your students to enter the debate and develop critical thinking skills by evaluating historical congressional records as historians. Available on, […]