Tag Archives: History
  1. Civic Dispatch: Collinsville Museum Celebrates Local History

    Jean O’Connor-Snyder intern Hannah White reports on The Museum of Collinsville History in her thought piece from Collinsville, Alabama.

    Not all small towns can boast of having a museum to showcase their history. But Collinsville can.

    The Museum of Collinsville History documents and celebrates the rich history of this community in northeast Alabama. Historic objects donated by countless citizens, ranging from military artifacts to agricultural tools, can be seen by visitors who stop by the museum housed in a former bank on Main Street. Read More »

  2. Remembering Us

    2017-18 Civic Fellow Jessica Holdnak reflects on the shared power of a history in which we can all see ourselves.     Read More »

  3. Using Deliberative Questions to Dive Deeper into History

    As we enter the new school year, it seems like a good time to introduce deliberative practices to your classroom. One way to make your class lectures more deliberative is to ask clarifying questions. These questions guide students in identifying the values and motives behind major decisions as well as the tradeoffs, consequences and risks of making those choices. 

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  4. Front Cover of the Creek War Issue Guide

    The Creek War of 1813-14: What Would You Do?

    We are pleased to announce the release of our newest historical issue guide, “The Creek War of 1813-14: What Would You Do?” This issue guide is designed for classroom deliberation on a period of Alabama history that deserves more of our attention.

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