Meet the Press! A visit from the Macculloch Hall Historical Museum

Friday, December 16th, Berkeley Heights students will be visited by educators from the Macculloch Hall Historical Museum. Students will learn about the role of illustrated newspapers and political cartoons in the 1850s. They will work in teams to design a front page for an 1862 newspaper selecting images and creating headlines to capture the interest of their audience. Using primary sources, they will learn about the life and legacy of Thomas Nast, an artist and political cartoonist who lived in Morristown, NJ at the end of the 19th century.