A Teaching American History Project of the Oakland Unified School District


Readings about History Research
  • The Library as Muse: Researching the Anti-slavery Movement by Adam Hochschild hochschild.pdf (158 Kb) One researcher discusses how access to electronic databases and other library resources have facilitated historical research in the past decade.

Readings on Teaching About Democracy
  • Now Is the Time to Teach Democracy by Alan Singer
    Article from the February 2002 Newsletter of the Organization of American Historians. http://www.oah.org

  • The author is responding to an article of the same name Now is the Time to Teach Democracy by Diane Ravitch published October 17, 2001 in Education Week in response to the events of September 11th and as part of a larger debate on multicultural education.