Titanic: Learning from Primary Sources

As the 100th anniversary (April 15) of deadly sinking of the ocean liner Titanic on its maiden voyage nears, renewed interest in this “unsinkable” luxury liner provides opportunities for students to explore, analyze and uncover varying perspectives in Library of Congress primary sources.  

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We have prepared resources, links and suggestions for teaching critical thinking, media literacy and historical analysis based on primary sources and teaching resources from the Library of Congress website. 

Follow the links & explore the primary sources to learn more about Titanic.