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from Tools for Teaching the History of Civil Rights in Milwaukee and the Nation (Madison, WI: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2015)

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The Black Hawk War, 1832

Learn about the 1832 conflict between the Sauk and Fox Indians and American troops that ended with the surrender of Black Hawk

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Margarethe Schurze

Discover the history of Margethe Schurze, who created the United States' first kindergarten.

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Aldo Leopold

Discover the history of ecologist and University of Wisconsin professor Aldo Leopold

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Chief Oshkosh

Discover the history of Oshkosh, chief of the Menominee Indians.

Help your students think like archaeologists with The Mammoth Mystery interactive resource.

Supplemental teaching materials for 'Native People of Wisconsin'

Interactive whiteboard resources designed for use with Patty Loew's "Native People of Wisconsin" for the 4th grade classroom.

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Kate Pelham Newcomb

Discover the history of Kate Pelham Newcomb, Wisconsin's most famous female doctor.

Use the 'History and Critical Thinking Handbook" to help guide your students to deeper and more meaningful connections to the past.

Print these free paper dolls based on the books Rascal and Caddie Woodlawn to find out about kids lives in Wisconsin over 100 years ago.

Learn about life on the frontier in Wisconsin in 1851, as recounted in guides designed to attract immigrants to the state from Europe.

Wisconsin in the Civil War: Camp Randall

Examine the experience of Confederate prisoners at Camp Randall through newspaper articles

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Cordelia Harvey

The Wisconsin Angel

Discover the history of Cordelia Harvey, the "Wisconsin Angel."

Introduce students to Freedom Summer with this overview of key events. Each slide contains images of original documents and notes to help guide discussion

Borrow a traveling exhibit about community life in a Native American village 500 years ago.

Download the 'Thinking Like A Historian' poster for your classroom.

Wisconsin and the Civil War: Camp Randall

Use the letters of Civil War solders to take a closer look at Camp Randall and Wisconsin's role in the Civil War

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Mildred Fish-Harnack Part I

Historian, Activist and Author

Discover the history of historian, activist and author Mildred Fish-Harnack.

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Vel Phillips

Discover the story of Vel Phillips, the first African American woman to become a judge in Wisconsin.

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Belle Case La Follette

Discover the history of Belle Case La Follete, women's suffrage activist and wife of Bob La Follette.
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