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“A valuable blueprint for teaching the history of abolitionism and the end of slavery” 

—  Eric Foner, Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery

“If most adults knew even the basic information contained in this high school curriculum we would take giant steps forward in our efforts to understand and address our country's historic systemic inequality.” 

—  Chenjerai Kumanyika, Co-host of Gimlet Media's Peabody Award-winning podcast Uncivil


Sanchez, Adam. “Teaching the Reconstruction Revolution: Picturing and Celebrating the First Era of Black Power.” Rethinking Schools, 37, no. 1 (Fall 2022). 

Sanchez, Adam. “Who Killed Reconstruction? A Trial Role Play.” Rethinking Schools, 36, no. 2 (Winter 2021-22). 

Sanchez, Adam and Jessica Lovaas. “Teaching a People’s History of the March on Washington.” Rethinking Schools, (Spring 2021). 

Sanchez, Adam. "Teaching a People's History of the New Deal." In View, J., Guiden Pittman, A. (2021). Teaching the New Deal, 1932-1941. New York, United States of America: Peter Lang Verlag.

Sanchez, Adam. “The Largest Civil Rights Protest You’ve Never Heard Of: Students Explore the 1964 NYC School Boycott.” Rethinking Schools, 34, no. 2 (Winter 2019-20). 

Sanchez, Adam, ed. Teaching a People’s History of Abolition and the Civil War. Milwaukee, WI: Rethinking Schools, 2019.

Sanchez, Adam. “40 Acres and a Mule: Role Playing What Reconstruction Could Have Been.” Rethinking Schools, 33, no. 3 (Spring 2019). 

Sanchez, Adam and Mthethwa, Nqobile. “When the Impossible Suddenly Became Possible: A Reconstruction Mixer.” Zinn Education Project, Oct. 2018. 

Bigelow, Bill, Adam Sanchez and Tim Swinehart. “Teaching Blockadia: How the Movement Against Fossil Fuels Is Changing the World.” Zinn Education Project, Apr. 2018.

Sanchez, Adam. “Teaching SNCC: The Organization at the Center of the Civil Rights Revolution.” Rethinking Schools, 32, no. 2 (Winter 2017). 

Sanchez, Adam and Jesse Hagopian. “What We Don’t Learn About the History of the Black Panther Party — But Should” Rethinking Schools, 32, no. 1 (Fall 2017). 

Sanchez, Adam “Who Made the New Deal? Teaching a People’s History of the Great Depression.” Rethinking Schools, 30, no. 1 and 2 (Fall 2015 and Winter 2015/2016). 

Sanchez, Adam. “Greed as a Weapon: Teaching the Other Iraq War.” Rethinking Schools, 28, no. 2 (Winter 2013/2014). 

Sanchez, Adam. “Te Tremble: An Unnatural Disaster.” Rethinking Schools, 25, no. 4 (Summer 2011).

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