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History has been shaped and influenced by the out come of ancient trials—such as the Trial of Socrates in 399B.C.—to Rosenberg Trial in the 1950s. This site offers a comprehensive look at 50 prominent court trials throughout history and its resources can be used to give young learners an introduction to the history of the modern judicial system. FIND OUT MORE »

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Sketch, Male and Female Dolphins, 1796, Benjamin H. Latrobe, MD Hist. Society

Whether you're bolstering your teaching of local history or the War of 1812, [...] »

Advertisement, Dancing, Alberta Ferretti, 2009

How have GLBT lifestyles been portrayed and used by the commercial media? [...] »

Drawing, Gibson Girl, Charles Dana Gibson, Clash of Cultures in the 1910s...

Supported by images and documents, this essay explores the culture wars of the [...] »

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Print, Carolina Parrot, c.1827-1838, John James Audubon, Birds of America, UoP

Human history affects more than human beings. [...] »

Photo, Telephone operator at booth, new quotation system, NYSE, c1928, Flickr

Where do historians turn for historical evidence? [...] »

Photo, Sea Lion performance, c.1971-1982, http://www.floridamemory.com/

How did explorers describe the plants and animals they discovered in America? [...] »

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An official report of the trials of sundry Negroes, 1822

Tried and executed in 1822, along with many other slaves, for a plotted [...] »

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.? [...] »

photographic print, Quentin Roosevelt Planting a Tree, c1904, Edward S. Curtis,

The "go-green" movement is rampant in modern America. However, support for [...] »

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Transparency, U.S. Capitol exteriors, c. 1920-1950, Theodor Horydczak, LoC

Represents historians across executive, judicial, and congressional government [...] »

Oil on canvas, Gun Crew. . . , 1940-42, McClelland Barclay, U.S. Navy

Who defends our seas, and how do they do it? Explore primary sources and more. [...] »

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

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

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Pearl Harbor telegram dispatch

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