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This interactive website examines the history of New England from the 16th to the 20th century. In addition to its enormous collection of primary sources, the website also has approximately 100 activities designed specifically for student use. Peruse this website today and discover a wonderful survey of New England culture! FIND OUT MORE »

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Photo, Mr. Toshihiko Tanabe, Hiromi Tsuchida, Hiroshima Archive

View photo galleries of Hiroshima by esteemed photographer, Hiromi Tsuchida. [...] »

Graphic, Native American Tribes: 1783, University of Oregon, Mapping History

Explore American and world history through this collection of maps. [...] »

Photo. The Young family. Flickr

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Print, Settler's first blockhouse, E. Sachse & Co., c.1870, LoC

East or West? See if you can determine which region produced these images on [...] »

Photo, Lincoln Inaugural Bible, 2008, Michaela McNichol

The first day on the new job is difficult for everybody—including U.S. [...] »

Photo, African American baseball players, c.1899-1900, Library of Congress

Baseball might be America's favorite past time, but it has not always been [...] »

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Dynamics of Idealism- Volunteers for Civil Rights, 1965-1982 432x240

Textbooks are silent about defining race and racism, even though the modern [...] »

Panic as a Health Officer Cleaning the Streets

Beginning in Europe, the Panic of 1873 quickly spread to the United States [...] »

Stereograph, U.S. Senator Huey Long, c.1933, Keystone View Company

How exactly did U.S. Senator Huey Long intend to end poverty across the U.S.? [...] »

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Photo, Jason Tully, a CDC laboratorian. . . , ID# 7294, 2004, James Gathany, CDC

For when those historical figures suffered conditions you don't recognize. [...] »

Official poster, Veterans Day, 2008, United Staes Department of Veteran Affairs

Learn about the men who fought for American ideals and survived. [...] »

Photo, . . . Sachsenhausen, Germany. . . , 1938, GSA, National Archives

Commemorate the lives of the millions of people murdered during the Holocaust. [...] »

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Isadora Duncan and other dancers, 1917, Arnold Genthe, New York Public Library

Explorations of the body, self-reference, and the entanglement of art and politics have all been the themes of feminist art—as they have been themes of other art of our time. [...] »

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