The Historical Society of Pennsylvania is committed to working with teachers to help students learn American history and historical thinking skills. Our vast collection provides content for lessons connected to academic standards - from the founding of the nation through the twentieth century. Our staff stands ready to aid students in research and assist them in understanding the past and its meaning to their lives today and in the future.  

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Discover innovative, interdisciplinary ways to teach about Philadelphia's Yellow Fever epidemic of 1793, a topic all too relevant to today's news of Ebola. Participants on September 27 will gain teaching ideas and classroom-ready materials as...