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The Museum will close at 2:30 on Wed, Nov 22, and will be closed on Thurs, Nov 23, for Thanksgiving. More

Classroom Resources

Facing Freedom in America

Posted under Classroom Resources for Grades 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

In the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, the Founding Fathers set out to define American freedom. But they didn’t have the last word. Since then, generations have built on and challenged this foundation. Experience four ways Americans have defined freedom for themselves: defending it through armed conflict, struggling with it in respect to race and More

Great Chicago Stories: High School Students

Posted under Great Chicago Stories for Grades 9, 10, 11, 12

Enrich your instruction with Great Chicago Stories, an award-winning suite of twelve historical fiction narratives and supporting classroom resources. Download the narratives, which were written and classroom-tested by local teachers, and corresponding artifact sets. Please note: Due to website maintenance, the Great Chicago Stories interactive map and audio features are unavailable at this time. If you have questions More

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