The E Pluribus Unum Project
in Teaching and Learning

 E Pluribus Unum


An Introduction to the Project and Topics:

From ONE (Teacher) to MANY: Using The E Pluribus Unum Project in the Classroom, by Dr. Arnold Pulda

A Nation of Law in a Time of Change: America in the 1850's, by Dr. John McClymer

Using Documents on the First National Women's Rights Convention to Teach Women's Studies, Dr. John McClymer


Theories and Practices of Teaching and Learning with Technology:

Nobody Likes a Tourist (And Who Wants to Drive a Tour Bus?), by Dr. Lucia Knoles

How I Teach and Why I Teach that Way: A Statement on Teaching with Technology, Dr. Lucia Knoles


Commentaries, Syllabi and Assignments on Using the E Pluribus Unum Project in Higher Education

Dr. John McClymer, History

Modern European and U.S. History

Women and the American Experience, Spring 2002

19th Century U.S.History, 1815-1914

 Twentieth-Century U.S History

Immigration and Ethnicity in American History, 1815 to the Present

Seminar on the Culture Wars of the 1920s, Fall 2001

Dr. Lucia Knoles, Literature and Rhetoric:

Survey of American Literature, Fall 2001

Survey of American Literature, Spring 2001

Honors Major American Literature, Fall, 2000

Honors Major American Literature, Fall, 1999


Lesson Plans for Middle-School and High-School Teachers, by Dr. Arnold Pulda

The 1770's:

The Boston Massacre


Common Sense

Declaration & Resolves

Declaration of Arms

Arms and Olives

Declaration of Independence

Lord Dunmore

Jefferson and Slavery

Lexington and Concord


The Olive Branch Petition

Paine's "Plain Truth"

Response to Paine

The Boston Tea Party

Thinking about "Common Sense"

Writing and Revising


Commentaries on Related Topics

"Drowning in a Sea of Grimkes": One Teacher's Adventures in Using the Web and the Library to Immerse Students in Primary Resources

"Save Us from the Mischiefs and Scandals of an Uncultivated Offspring": Teachers and Librarians as Conservators of Culture in the Information Age

Factors to Consider when Designing Web-Based Teaching Resources

Destroying the Straight-Cut Ditch to Free the Stream: Using the Web to Teach for Inquiry


The E Pluribus Unum Project is funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and co-directed by Professor John McClymer, Department of History, Professor Lucia Knoles, Department of English, Assumption College, and Dr. Arnold Pulda, Director of Gifted and Talented student programs for the public schools in Worcester, MA. Visitors are encouraged to send inquiries or suggestions.