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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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H.H. Bennett: Photographer Extraordinaire

View commercial photography from the last half of the 19th century.

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Anne Sullivan Macy: Miracle Worker
Photo, Anne and her husband with Helen Keller, c. 1905, AFB

When teaching about Helen Keller, why leave out her friend and educator Anne [...] »

Panoramic Maps, 1847-1929
Bird's eye view of the city of Nebraska City, Otoe County, Nebraska  1868

Did you know that between 1840 and 1929 many maps were not drawn to scale? [...] »

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Black Days in the Market

The Stock Market Crash of 1929 opened the curtain on the Great Depression. [...] »

Past Rebel Lines

Benedict Arnold wasn't the only spy in the American Revolution. Take this [...] »

Remembering All Veterans

Veterans Day is for everyone who fought for the U.S.—including those who [...] »

Beyond the Textbook

Question textbook narratives
Slavery
Photo, "An ex-slave," 1897, New York Public Library Digital Gallery

What was it like to be a slave in 19th-century America? Accounts contrast. [...] »

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 [...] »

Jim Crow Segregation: The Difficult and Anti-Democratic Work of White Supremacy
Print, For the Sunny South. An Airship. . . , 1913, Library of Congress

The fight against segregation and its discriminatory practices does not [...] »

National Resources

Federal teaching resources
U.S. Senate Historical Office
Lithograph, "The Great Congressional Tramp. . . ," 1882, Mayer, U.S. Senate site

Political cartoons, photos, oral histories, artifacts, essays, and facts. [...] »

Supreme Court of the United States

From John Jay to Sonia Sotomayor, the Supreme Court is the final word in law [...] »

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 [...] »

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Tippecanoe and Walking Canes Too
Battle of Tippecanoe, 1811

A family’s oral history intersects with larger events in U.S. history.

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