PROJECT: Soul of America

PARTNER: Kunhardt Films


A full curriculum of six classroom lessons  to encourage educators and students to dive deeper into the historical content examined in the case studies explored in Soul of America.

Lesson One: Historical Thinking and “The Soul of America”

Lesson Two: Women’s Suffrage

Lesson Three: FDR and Japanese American Incarceration

Lesson Four: Senator McCarthy and the Press

Lesson Five: LBJ and MLK

Lesson Six: Our Better Angels and Our Worst Instincts Today

Each lessons has curated film clips from the feature documentary, primary source materials, and recommendations for additional research using the Interview Archive.