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Teaching Materials

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Lithograph, Declined with Thanks, 1900, John S. Pughe, LOC

Develop an engaging unit on American Imperialism that streamlines State [...] »

History Content

Website Reviews

You've read his words, but do you know who he was? Explore the man behind [...] »

Website Reviews
Cartoon, The Immigrant: The .., April 25 1896, Frank Beard, The Ram's Horn.

Follow the contentious election of 1896 with close to 100 political cartoons [...] »

Best Practices

Using Primary Sources

Integrate these two guides into your curriculum to help students develop [...] »

Using Primary Sources

When visiting historical sites, sometimes you need a visual/emotional "hook [...] »

History Quiz

What do these biased narratives of the French and Indian War tell us?

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Digital Classroom

Chronozoom is a dynamic timeline tool that presents large scale timelines in a creative way.

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Thinking Like Historians

Interactive Historical Thinking Poster (Elementary)
Historical Thinking Poster Elementary
Find strategies, quizzes, and lessons for teaching historical thinking in your classroom. | [...] »
Interactive Historical Thinking Poster (Secondary)
Historical Thinking Poster Elementary
Find strategies, quizzes, and lessons for teaching historical thinking in your classroom. | [...] »
Civil War Interactive Poster
Historical Thinking Poster Elementary
Get students thinking like historians as they learn about the Civil War! | [...] »