Guiding Student Investigation of a Miniature Flask for Insight into Maya Civilization

In the January/February 2018 issue of Social Education, the journal of the National Council for the Social Studies, our “Sources and Strategies” article features an image of a Maya miniature flask. The flask, like much of the Maya civilization, remains somewhat mysterious but can offer insights into daily life in Central America.

“Civil War Images: Depictions of African Americans in the War Effort,” a New Primary Source Set from the Library of Congress

Soldiers, sailors, nurses, artisans, laborers, officers, scouts, and spies: African Americans were at the center of the Civil War from the moment it began and played many roles in the war’s conduct and resolution. The newest primary source set for educators from the Library of Congress, “Civil War Images: Depictions of African Americans in the War […]