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Old Political Cartoons

Nov 11 2010
Poking fun and puncturing pomposity—how can you interpret political cartoons? [...] »

Martha Ballard

Nov 11 2010
Learning about the life of a midwife in 18th-century Maine through her diary and other sources. [...] »

Trade Routes and Emerging Colonial Economies

Oct 10 2010
The direct and indirect impacts of various trade routes during the 16th through 19th centuries. [...] »

East St. Louis Massacre

Oct 10 2010
Raising "the terrible weapon of self-defense" during riots in 1917 Illinois. [...] »

Trailing Lewis and Clark

Oct 10 2010
Spain sent several expeditions to find the Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery. [...] »

Fine Line Between Thief and Entrepreneur

Oct 10 2010
Explore the fine line between Captains of Industry and Robber Barons and how the terms has evolved over time. [...] »

Digitized Newspaper Archives

Oct 10 2010
How do you go back and find "the first draft of history"? [...] »

New England Puritans

Sep 9 2010
Trying to build a New Jerusalem on the coast of Massachusetts. [...] »

Breaking the Confederate Line at Antietam

Sep 9 2010
Hour by hour account of how Union Generals moved on the battlefield at Sharpsburg. [...] »

The Possible Path of Barnard Bee

Sep 9 2010
Examination of counterfactual questions and how they are used in historical analysis. [...] »

 
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