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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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Map, Indian Reservations within the limits of the US, 1890, US Census Office.

Documents the lives of Native Americans in the Northwest Coast and Plateau [...] »

Photo, Emperador Carlos V, 1898, Photo History of the Spanish-American War.

A wonderful collection of chronologies, images, maps, and other materials on [...] »

Drawing. Kiona Drawings site

Kiowa artwork from buffalo hide canvases to university art training. [...] »

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Postcard, 1910, Ault & Wiborg Printing Ink Company

How many turkeys have presidents pardoned? [...] »

Photo, Suffrage Straw Ride, c.1910-1915, Library of Congress

After more than two centuries of citizenship, much has been said about voting. [...] »

When does the past go from 'recent' to 'history?' Consider these questions [...] »

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Photo, At the close of the day, January 1911, Lewis Hine, Library of Congress

How can the story of coal help students understand the nature of today's fossil [...] »

Painting, John Brown, 1867, Thomas S. Noble, NYPL Digital Gallery

Did Northerners all respond the same way to Brown's infamous raid? Southerners? [...] »

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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Bush AIDS Flag. . . , ACT UP New York, New York Public Library

See our history come to life within the expansive exhibits and educational [...] »

Screenshot, Census for Kids, U.S. Census Bureau

The U.S. Census counts everyone! It creates a current image of the nation with [...] »

Photo, "Artis struisvogel leest krant van oppasser,"1951, Flickr Commons

Do you have struggling readers in your class? Try incorporating literacy [...] »

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Burr-Hamilton duel, from Martha Lamb, History of the City of New York, 1896

Was it illegal? Was it dishonorable? Was it a duel or was it murder? [...] »

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