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In this Lesson Plan Review, students analyze primary and secondary sources describing an encounter between the Lewis and Clark expedition and a Native American tribe. The lesson overall is a great way to encourage students to work collaboratively to analyze this important historical interaction from multiple perspectives. FIND OUT MORE »

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Document, Marbury v. Madison, 1803, Our Documents

Constitutional or not? Read about this 1803 landmark court case deciding issues [...] »

Negative glass plate, O'Sullivan, 1862, "The Beauregard" cannon, LOC

Analysis of photographs of Civil War artillery broadens students understanding [...] »

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Constitution of the United States

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Middle school student, VA

Use the three P’s (Preparation, Purpose, and Proficiency) to provide feedback [...] »

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Photography, Magnified, 10 March 2009, Jake Bouma, Flickr CC

Searching for new, exciting ways to engage your students in the classroom? Why [...] »

Chicago Daily News negatives collection, DN-0086141. Chicago History Mus.

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Photography, Parade 1960, Flickr CC

Use this four-step learning routine to deeply explore visual primary sources. [...] »

Marginalia, CHNM

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Gelatin silver print, Children in free public library, 1900-1937, Lewis Wickes H

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Lithograph, ...Jesse James, Donaldson Lith. Co., 188-?, Library of Congress

Wrestling bears, surly cowboys, vultures circling lone travelers. . . Find resources on American myth. [...] »

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