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Lithograph, Moosehead Lake, 1840-1880, Currier & Ives.

Documents the birth of the conservation movement through published works, [...] »

Native Americans and the Environment Logo, 2002 NCSE.

A collection of resources and educational information regarding Native American [...] »

Screencapture, FDR Memorial, National Park Service homepage

Lesson plans, essays, multimedia, activities, and artifacts of U.S. heritage. [...] »

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screenshot of a US Presidents Google Earth project

Bring geography into the history classroom with resources from Google Earth. [...] »

Watch Smithsonian curator Barbara Clark Smith discuss John Smith’s Map of [...] »

Poster, Map Your Course. . . , 1941-1945, Office of Emergency Mgm't., NARA

Need to understand the theory behind maps as a history education tool? Look no [...] »

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

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

Illustration, "Karpfenschuppige Taube. . . ," 1880s, NYPL

For each pair of animal and plant species, identify the one that is not native [...] »

Photo, 2011 National Cherry Blossom Festival Youth Poster Art Contest, SodexoUSA

The cherry trees in Washington, DC were a gift from Japan. What does their [...] »

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