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The letter exchange between George Washington and the Hebrew congregation of Newport was not the only landmark event in the early history of America that dealt with issues of religious freedom and identity. Seixas’ letter and Washington’s subsequent response exist within a timeline of many other events during which the newly formed country faced those issues. Continue reading below for information about some of those events.
View information on how Facing History and Ourselves' resources align with the Massachusetts State History and Social Science Framework Content standards for US History I Topics 5, 6 and 7.
View our teacher checklist for preparing to teach current events to middle and high school students. We include recommended news sources, key questions to ask yourself as you plan, and strategies for navigating emotionally difficult or complex topics.
Find strategies, tips, and content to help you and your students learn from the insurrection at the US Capitol on January 6, 2021.