The “March” Trilogy was written by civil rights icon John Lewis, in collaboration with co-writer Andrew Aydin and award-winning graphic artist Nate Powell. All three volumes illustrate the story of Lewis’s commitment to nonviolent protest in the pursuit of social justice.
This series starts with the 1893 Columbian Exposition and continues through the Gilded Age. Three novels and a narrative history illustrate that spectacular time period in ways that in turn illuminate our own era.
These novels richly illustrate coming-of-age themes against the backdrop of World War II with three memorable protagonists- an Army bombardier, a girl on the American homefront, and a teenage survivor of the Nazi genocide.
20th Century US Conflicts: The Rise of a Superpower
By Vermont Humanities | May 25, 2018
The Spanish-American War and its related conflict in the Philippines marked the debut of the United States as a world power. How have successive wars increased that power – or callled it into question?
Founding documents and landmark speeches help us to understand America’s operating principles and values – what they mean, how well we practice what we preach, and what relationship words have to action in good times and bad.