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We Can Do Better: Lessons from Charlottesville

created Aug 14, 2017 01:41 PM
by Nancy McTygue, Executive Director The images are horrifying – angry white men with torches lit marching through a southern town on a summer night.  Bodies flying in the air after being ...

Repeat after us, say no to the mission project.

created May 23, 2017 10:40 AM
by Tuyen Tran, CHSSP Assistant Director   Source: The Mission San Diego, Southern California USA, c1915.  Photograph courtesy of the Library of Congress, Photographs and Prints Division.  ...

Teaching the Inauguration

created Jan 18, 2017 09:51 AM
With the presidential inauguration taking place in two days, you may want to use this classroom activity that features excerpts from inaugural addresses by California governors. The activity ...

Party Platforms, Historically Speaking

created Sep 06, 2016 09:02 AM
Much of the distinction between the Democratic and the Republican Parties today centers on what each party believes is the proper size, scope, and role of the federal government. These positions ...

What is the Role of the Vice President?

created Jul 15, 2016 10:32 AM
Note:  The following article is excerpted from the July 2016 edition of  Teach the Election , "Vice Presidents."  For the full issue (and all other issues),  subscribe to the Teach the Election ...

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