Zinn Education Project: American History Through Music

Subject: Arts / Music / Social History
Themes: Worker's Rights Young Activists Women's Rights The Arts Education Civil Rights 21st Century 20th Century 19th Century
Age groups: High School
Resource type: Teacher Tools

In an article first published in Rethinking Schools, music historian, Rick Mitchell talks about examining Americans history through our music. Register at Zinn Ed to download the PDF of the article, which includes a fantastic list of songs that can be used to study and explore different American social movements.