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Celebrate Constitution Day with these Free, Interactive Classroom Resources

Posted by Julie Leonhardt, Teacher and Student Travel Consultant on Sep 17, 2019 3:17:00 PM

September 17th is designated as Constitution Day (or Citizenship Day) to commemorate the signing of the U.S. Constitution in Philadelphia on this day in 1787. 

 

To help celebrate Constitution Day, teachers now have an interactive tool available to delve into the meaning and relevance of the U.S.Constitution. The Interactive Constitution app and online resource also includes a digital resource for compartive analysis of our rights to those of other nations.

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Topics: Philadelphia, National Constitution Center

Philly's Museum of the American Revolution to Help Migrants Succeed

The Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia is stepping up to help prepare legal permanent residents, also known as green-card holders, for the naturalization test required for American citizenship. 

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Topics: Philadelphia, Museum of the American Revolution

New Exhibit Opening at the National Constitution Center to Honor 14th Amendment

Good news, constitution lovers!  The National Constitution Center in Philadelphia is set to open a new 3,000 square foot permanent exhibit titled "Civil War and Reconstruction:  The Battle for Freedom and Equality".  

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Topics: Philadelphia, National Constitution Center

Book review of Historians on Hamilton: How a Blockbuster Musical is Restaging America's Past

Posted by Julie Leonhardt, Teacher and Student Travel Consultant on Oct 10, 2018 6:52:23 PM

The Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia offers a thoughtful look at the impact of the musical Hamilton in this review of a new book that delves into the topic. 

 

"The genius of Hamilton lies in its ability to offer both those who have long owned the narrative and those who have been excluded from it a place in America’s foundational story. "


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Topics: Philadelphia, Museum of the American Revolution, Hamilton

New Exhibit Opening at the Museum of the American Revolution: Hamilton was Here!

Posted by Stephanie Kelly, High School Teacher and Instructional Coach on Aug 22, 2018 11:37:54 AM

In 2016, Hamilton: An American Musical took Broadway by storm and captivated the nation.  Inspired by Chernow's 2004 biography Alexander Hamilton, the musical went on to receive a record-setting 16 Tony nominations, winning 11 including Best New Musical.  

 

And now, our students can learn more about the 18th century's most controversial founding father at the Museum of the American Revolution's newest exhibit “Hamilton was Here: Rising Up in Revolutionary Philadelphia.”

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Topics: Philadelphia

Independence Day 1776: July 2nd or July 4th?  You Decide!

 

Interesting Fact:  If you asked America's Founding Fathers what date America's "Independence Day" should be recognized on, you'd likely find their answers to vary.  Here's why...

 

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Topics: Philadelphia, National Constitution Center

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: Museum of the American Revolution - Philadelphia

Posted by Jeff Sellenrick, Licensed Tour Manager on May 8, 2018 11:29:45 AM

 

One of the newest and most popular attractions in Philadelphia, the Museum of the American Revolution is dedicated to telling the story of our nation’s founding. The Museum offers guided tours with trained educators who explain the challenges and ideals that were at the heart of the rebellion.

 

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Topics: Philadelphia, Museum of the American Revolution

The Museum of the American Revolution Re-Creates the Occupation of 1777 in Philadelphia

Posted by Julie Leonhardt, Teacher and Student Travel Consultant on Sep 26, 2017 4:34:09 PM

The British are Coming (Back)!

October 14 & 15, 2017,  10:00 A.M.  - 5:00 P.M.
at the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia
 
According to the Museum of the American Revolution, it will  "commemorate the 240th anniversary of the British occupation of Philadelphia with a two-day living history event."
 
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Topics: Philadelphia, Museum of the American Revolution

Free, Digital Resource from National Constitution Center is a Must-Have for Civics Teachers

Posted by Julie Leonhardt, Teacher and Student Travel Consultant on Sep 12, 2017 4:15:09 PM

 

In time for Constitution Day, teachers have an interactive tool available to delve into the meaning and relevance of the U.S.Constitution. The Interactive Constitution app and online resource also includes a digital resource for compartive analysis of our rights to those of other nations.

 

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Topics: Curriculum standards and student travel, Philadelphia, Historic Attractions, National Constitution Center

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