Closer Readings Commentary

The Top Ten Documents in U.S. History

Recently, the History News Network used crowd sourcing to find the ten most important documents in American History. They eliminated the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution,and the Bill of Rights, as these would be on anyone's list.

We thought Thinkfinity teachers would be interested in this list. How many of these documents do you teach?

[Source: History News Network]

We also want to point out that EDSITEment has lessons built around the close reading of nine out of ten of these documents.