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Mar 20th 2017

Discover what shapes how we talk about schools today by exploring the history of U.S. education reform. Engage with the main actors, key decisions, and major turning points in this history. See how social forces drive reform. Learn about how the critical tensions embedded in U.S. education policy and practice apply to schools nationally, globally— and where you live.

Average: 5.7 (3 votes)
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In Part One of Women Have Always Worked, learn how women's work has changed the home, the workplace, and the nation from the Colonial Period through World War I. As we see American women coming into positions of unprecedented economic and political power, we start to wonder: why now? The Women Have Always Worked MOOC, offered in two parts, explores the history of women in America and introduces students to historians’ work to uncover the place of women and gender in America’s past.

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Apr 6th 2016

Learn about the political, social, and economic changes in the Union and the Confederacy and the Civil War’s long-term economic and intellectual impact.

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Jan 31st 2016

Learn about the political, social, and economic changes in the Union and the Confederacy and the Civil War’s long-term economic and intellectual impact.

Average: 7.8 (6 votes)
Jan 19th 2016

Explore the history of America through the view of key historic objects, inventions, and exhibits in the Smithsonian collections.

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Sep 30th 2015

Discover how the issue of slavery came to dominate American politics, and how political leaders struggled and failed to resolve the growing crisis in the nation.

Average: 10 (1 vote)