Students Investigating Primary Sources—Super Sized!

View the new SIPS activity for High School U.S. History titled, Big U.S. History Ideas Through Political Cartoons: 1898-1940 and discuss how political cartoons illustrate big ideas in U.S. history.

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Video lessons that engages former members of Congress to help high school students understand Congress.

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