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Women’s History Month Toolkit Special Edition: 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

August 18, 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and August 26, 1920 was its adoption into law. These were two important milestones in the long fight for U.S. women’s voting rights. This Resource Toolkit (PDF 799) for Women’s History Month for March 2020 contains lesson plans, discussion guides, posters, ...
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African-American History Month Toolkit Available

Each February, the United States celebrates African-American History Month, also known as Black History Month. This annual celebration recognizes the achievements by African Americans and their central role in U.S. history. This Resource Toolkit (PDF 662KB) contains lesson plans, videos, photos, exhibits, articles, and PowerPoint slides to be used at American Spaces to recognize the achievements by African Americans and ...
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USAGM Resources Available to American Spaces

The United States Agency for Global Media (USAGM), formerly known as the Broadcasting Board of Governors, is an independent agency of the U.S. government that runs news agencies around the world through five networks: Voice of America Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Radio Free Asia Middle East Broadcasting Networks – Al Hurra & Radio Sava Office of Cuba Broadcasting These news agencies provide independent, timely, and accurate reporting in more than 60 languages with ...
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Outbreak DIY Exhibit

The Smithsonian Museum of Natural History has created a do-it-yourself (DIY) exhibit called Outbreak, showing how diseases travel and how people around the world track down and respond to outbreaks. This colorful and interactive exhibit, which can be printed locally, contains 16 pre-designed panels with two customizable templates, along with audio/visual content and a resource ...
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