Learning Experience

The Civil War & Citizenship for Asian Immigrants, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, & Pacific Islanders

Who can belong in the United States? What did Asian immigrants, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders fight for in the Civil War? Understanding citizenship post Civil War of AANHPIs with Virginia stories.

Learning Experience

The Changing Tides of Appalachia

An examination of global social movements through local oral histories.

Learning Experience

Child Labor in Virginia

How might we determine when reforms are needed?

A black and white photograph shows a white building with a few people standing in front of it and three trees in front of it.Learning Experience

The Birth of Public Education in Four Rural Virginia Counties

Who (person or group) had the most salient impact (local, state or national) on Virginia Public Education?

Learning Experience

Virginia History in Song

What can songs teach us about history?

Learning Experience

Counter-Narratives for Resistance

How do counter-narratives speak truth to power?

Learning Experience

It Can Hardly Be Denied: Corbin v Pulaski County School Board

How was “equal protection under the law” interpreted during and after the Jim Crow era?

A black and white photograph shows many people in a crowd between two ships, that area also filled with people.Learning Experience

Conclusion of United States War with Vietnam and Effects on the Homefront

An outside statue shows eight men and women of different ages and heights standing up. A quote on the wall behind them reads "It seemed like reaching for the moon. Barbara Johns"Learning Experience

Civil Rights Movement in Virginia: Brown v. Board of Education

“It seemed like reaching for the moon” – Barbara Johns

Support Virginia Humanities Education!

Most of the content provided on this website has been created by educators and teachers in Virginia K-12 classrooms across the state. Help us to continue paying our educators.