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Iolani Palace

Iolani Palace: TwHP Lesson

Why did Hawaii become part of the United States? How did Native Hawaiians respond?

Mary Ann Shadd Cary house

Mary Ann Shadd Cary: TwHP Lesson

Were free African Americans, living in the United States before the Civil War, truly “free”?

African Burial Ground memorial

African Burial Ground: TwHP Lesson

How do Americans show respect for the bodies and memories of the deceased?

the Alamo

San Antonio Mission: a TwHP Lesson

What is less well known outside the Southwest is that the Mission San Antonio de Valero--the Alamo--was only one of a chain of missions...

forts at old san juan

Forts at Old San Juan: A TwHP Lesson

These massive masonry defenses today exist as the oldest European style fortifications within the U.S.

Manzanar garden

War Relocation Centers: a TwHP Lesson

This lesson plan covers the war relocation centers that were set up under President Roosevelt during WWII.

Big Spring

Trail of Tears: a TwHP Lesson

The Trail of Tears National Historic Trail commemorates the removal of the Cherokee and the paths that 17 Cherokee detachments followed west

Grant school, mixed class

Brown v. Board: a TwHP Lesson

On May 17, 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court proclaimed that “in the field of public education ‘separate but equal’ has no place.”

Upper cliff dwelling pottery

Tonto National Monument: a TwHP Lesson

From about A.D. 1050 until approximately 1450, the Salado culture thrived in this valley where the Tonto Creek joins the Salt River.

marchers with American flags

Selma to Montgomery: a TwHP Lesson

This lesson explores some of the methods the State of Alabama used to prevent African Americans from exercising their right to vote.

historic photo of cedar hill

Frederick Douglass Homes: a TwHP Lesson

By examining Douglass's life and three of his homes, you can discover how Douglass grew from an enslaved youth to an empowered statesman.

Last updated: October 18, 2017

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