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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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Website Reviews

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Business Plan Archive
Image, Business Plan Archive.

Through this collection of business plans and planning information, track [...] »

Disability History Museum
Postcard, Charity Postcard of Irvin Malzi, 1910, Robert Bogdan Collection.

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

WTO History Project

Take a peek at Seattle protest history through the WTO Ministerial Week.

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History Quiz

Test your history knowledge
Potent Quotables: Every Vote Counts

After more than two centuries of citizenship, much has been said about [...] »

The "Daisy" Ad

Johnson, Goldwater, and the politics of fear.

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Playing History

Board games preserve the past in squares, paper money, and toy tokens. [...] »

Beyond the Textbook

Question textbook narratives
Labor and Trade in Colonial America
Photo, Weavers at Colonial Williamsburg, May 29, 2010, animalvegetable, Flickr

Was colonial trade really triangular? What kinds of work did colonists do, [...] »

Panic of 1873
Panic as a Health Officer Cleaning the Streets

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

Causes of the American Revolution
Broadside, A card, New York, 1774, LoC, rbpe 10700100

What were the causes of the American Revolution? They were more complicated [...] »

National Resources

Federal teaching resources
Federal Judicial Center
Photo, Harry Anstead. . . , 2000, Newhall Photography, Flickr Commons

The Federal Judicial Center is the education and research agency for federal [...] »

Indian Health Service
Photo, "Baby being weighed by nurse," IHS, 1887-1969, Dept. of Health

Disease ravaged colonial-era Native American populations. What health [...] »

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

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

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Civilization is All Relative

Common misconceptions of the classification of civilization are debunked. [...] »