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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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How was the 1955–1956 Montgomery Bus Boycott covered in Montgomery? Take a [...] »

United States Immigrant Station c. 1903

More than 6,000 images related to U.S. social conditions and institutions. [...] »

Image, Gifts of Speech: Women's Speeches from Around the World.

More than 400 speeches by women—politicians, scientists, and celebrities. [...] »

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The Stamp Act of 1765 had colonists crying foul. Answer these questions about [...] »

Photo, Portrait of Ella Fitzgerald, […] William P. Gottlieb, Library of Congress

In the early 20th century, the new music recording industry embraced hundreds [...] »

Print, Pocahontas at the court of King James, 1907, Richard Rummels, LoC

What do you picture when you hear her name? [...] »

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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.? [...] »

An official report of the trials of sundry Negroes, 1822

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

Photographic Print, Protest against child labor in a labor parade, 1909 May 1, L

The historical impact young girls had on the Progressive Era is often [...] »

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Cigarette card, Imaginary A plane, c. 1957-1958, NYPL Digital Gallery

Fly me to the moon became a famous Frank Sinatra line. NASA also made this a [...] »

Screenshot, Marines exercising, Marines.com

Why are the Marines known as "America's 911 Force"? Explore this division of [...] »

Art, Auxliarist, Lew Jackson, U.S. Coast Guard

Who protects U.S. interests in international and domestic waters? [...] »

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The First Thanksgiving, Jean Louis Gerome Ferris

Only two eyewitness accounts of that first Thanksgiving remain. [...] »

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