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Spotlight on Elementary Education

History has been shaped and influenced by the out come of ancient trials—such as the Trial of Socrates in 399B.C.—to Rosenberg Trial in the 1950s. This site offers a comprehensive look at 50 prominent court trials throughout history and its resources can be used to give young learners an introduction to the history of the modern judicial system.


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History Through Deaf Eyes

What has the U.S. deaf population experienced?

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The Kraus Collection of Sir Francis Drake

Peruse 60 primary and secondary materials concerning the voyages of Sir [...] »

America at Work, America at Leisure: Motion Pictures from 1894-1915
Image, America at Work, America at Leisure: Motion Pictures from 1894-1915, LoC.

Collects 150 1894–1915 motion pictures on work, school, and leisure [...] »

History Quiz

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California or Bust

Who went west when? Answer questions about migration from 1935 to 2000.

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From War to Revolution

Can you answer these questions on figures who took part in the French and [...] »

The Great Black Hope

These African American athletes drew crowds with their skill and [...] »

Beyond the Textbook

Question textbook narratives
Huey Long
Stereograph, U.S. Senator Huey Long, c.1933, Keystone View Company

How exactly did U.S. Senator Huey Long intend to end poverty across the U.S [...] »

Women's Reform Movement
Print, A downright gabbler, or a goose that deserves to be hissed, 1829

The Seneca Falls Declaration of Sentiments in 1848 reflected the voices of [...] »

Girls’ Labor and Leisure in the Progressive Era
Photographic Print, Protest against child labor in a labor parade, 1909 May 1, L

The historical impact young girls had on the Progressive Era is often [...] »

National Resources

Federal teaching resources
National Museum of Natural History
Photo, . . . trephining [sic]. . . , 1926, Library of Congress

Don't let "natural history" scare you away! The museum covers anthropology [...] »

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Modern art isn't impossible to understand. Approach it as the product of its [...] »

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

Service-learning and history don't have to be exclusive. Consider the [...] »

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Freedom and the National Debt
1837 mock bank note

Old Hickory's hard currency—what are useful focal points in Jacksonian-era [...] »