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Freedom Now! An Archival Project of Tougaloo College and Brown University
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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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Disability History Museum
Postcard, Charity Postcard of Irvin Malzi, 1910, Robert Bogdan Collection.

Explore the experiences of those with disabilities through documents and [...] »

History Quiz

Test your history knowledge
Column A and Column B

In the 19th century, no one expected Chinese food to take off in the United [...] »

Women in Blues (and Jazz)

In the early 20th century, the new music recording industry embraced [...] »

Dance, But Not That Way . . .

Do you know how to dance the Sleigh Bell Polka? Learn the proper way to [...] »

Beyond the Textbook

Question textbook narratives
Panic of 1873
Panic as a Health Officer Cleaning the Streets

Beginning in Europe, the Panic of 1873 quickly spread to the United States [...] »

John Brown's Raid
Painting, John Brown, 1867, Thomas S. Noble, NYPL Digital Gallery

Did Northerners all respond the same way to Brown's infamous raid? [...] »

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 [...] »

National Resources

Federal teaching resources
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Photo, Russ Hopcroft, from the University . . . , 2002, Ian MacDonald, NOAA

Explore the history of science and technology, maritime history, and the [...] »

Military History
Photo, The Five of Hearts - Renault. . . , U.S. Army Center of Military History

The U.S. Armed Forces maintain multiple historical offices within each [...] »

U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency

How did recreational drug use grow into a U.S. drug culture? How did it [...] »

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Tax Rates of the Mid-20th Century
graph, "Historic Tax Rates for the Highest and Lowest Income Earners", Wikimedia

Is it April 15 already? Discussing the recent past in context.

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