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  • The Civil War: From the Front Lines to the Front Pages

    Students see how technology affected news coverage and public perception of the Civil War, then create their own front pages with breaking news, maps and telegrams.

  • Choose the News

    Students learn how a newspaper’s front page or website reflects the interests and values of the community, then work in teams to create their own front page or homepage.

  • Speed of News

    Students see how technology affects communication through hands-on exploration of telegraphs, typewriters, metal type sorts and more.

  • Battle for the Bill of Rights

    Through role-play and debate, students learn about Federalists, Antifederalists and the creation of the Bill of Rights.

  • Front Page Frenzy

    With the day's front pages and a supersized board game, students learn about front page elements and purpose.

  • Introduction to the First Amendment

    Students get a brief overview of the First Amendment rights and limits, and discuss what life would be like without them.

  • The EXPRESSway

    Celebrate freedom of expression in this fun museum experience.

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