Becoming U.S.: Age and Assimilation

If you emigrated to the U.S., were you a child or an adult at that time? Did you make the decision to come? In the second program of this series, we examine how one’s age at the time of immigration affects assimilation into language, culture, politics and work life. After short statements from panelists, audience […]

Americans All! Foreign-Born Soldiers in the First World War

During World War I, foreign-born soldiers represented nearly 1 out of 5 servicemen in the U.S. Army. This surge of Old World soldiers – from 46 nations – challenged the culture of the American military, its linguistic and religious traditions, and required top brass to reconsider training methods. Bloomsburg Professor Dr. Nancy Gentile-Ford will examine […]

How to Teach Controversial Topics and Civil Debate

How can sensitive issues such as immigration, racial discrimination, politics and government, and police behavior be debated in a civil manner? Our civics education resources provide a foundational knowledge for students to use in engaging in discussions about controversial topics.

Share Your Love of the Constitution

The National Constitution Center and iCivics have launched, a new digital site where Americans can share their thoughts about the U.S. Constitution and what they value most about the document.