Will there be upsets? Which digital project will be this year’s Cinderella story? Who will earn immortal glory as the #JMM19 victor? Today, we will start to answer those questions, as voting begins for Junto March Madness 2019.
We announced the matchups on Monday and we will begin with voting for the first four of our eight brackets today. Voting will end on Wednesday at 5:00pm (EST). Voting for brackets five through eight will begin on Thursday and end on Friday.
We encourage you to not just vote for your favorites, but to take the opportunity to explore some of the digital projects that you haven’t had the opportunity to use in the past. As you do so, feel free to share your thoughts in the comments below or on Twitter using the hashtag #JMM19. As always, we hope you will engage with this competition in the spirit of good fun.
Bracket one: Teaching resources and podcasts
Matchup one: 1. Ben Franklin’s World v. 8. Thomas Jefferson Hour
Matchup two: 2. Age of Jackson v. 7. Constitutionally Speaking
Matchup three: 3. MHS Classroom and Online Resources v. 6. O Say Can You See?
Matchup four: 4. Raid on Deerfield v. 5. La Florida
Bracket two: Empire and Founding Documents
Matchup five: 1. Yale Indian Papers Project v. 8. Townshend Family Papers
Matchup six: 2. Georgian Papers Programme v. 7. Occom Circle Project
Matchup seven: 3. Southeastern Native American Documents v. 6. Interactive Constitution
Matchup eight: 4. American Notes v. 5. Haiti and the Atlantic World
Bracket three: Data Visualizations and Geospatial Projects
Matchup nine: 1. Slave Voyages v. 8. Globalization of the United States, 1789–1861
Matchup ten: 2. Slave Revolt in Jamaica v. 7. Magazine of Early American Datasets
Matchup eleven: 3. Indian Nation v. 6. Oak of Jersualem
Matchup twelve: 4. Native Land v. 5. New Map of Empire Atlas
Bracket four: Blogs and online publications
Matchup thirteen: 1. Black Perspectives v. 8. Bunk History
Matchup fourteen: 2. Age of Revolutions v. 7. Boston 1775
Matchup fifteen: 3. Borealia v. 6. Nehri, Chef des Haytiens
Matchup sixteen: 4. Common-place v. 5. Adverts 250
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