The environment has shaped human lives and been shaped by them. This Earth Day, learn and teach about the role of geography and nature in U.S. history.
Have you ever thought of the landscape around you as a primary source? Learn how to read your environment to learn about the past with resources created by an environmental historian. FIND OUT MORE »
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Beautiful scenery or impassable peaks? These 17 in-depth essays analyze how the [...] »
16th-century to present-day maps, focusing on Americana and cartographic [...] »
Discover the rich history of DC's cherry trees and what they reveal about U.S./ [...] »
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Teacher Eva La Mar's third graders become historians, writers, and [...] »
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