New History U High School Course: The History of American Protest

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This article originally appeared on the Gilder Lehrman Institute for American History website.

The Gilder Lehrman Institute's History U lets high school students explore American history with top scholars—completely free of charge.

The History of American Protest, led by Dr. John Stauffer of Harvard University, explores the rich history of progressive protest literature in American history from the American Revolution to contemporary music. Through an eclectic range of primary sources, students will examine the enduring legacies of three strands of protest: civil rights (starting with the antislavery movement), women’s rights, and workers’ rights. Read more...