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Exploring "Thomas Jefferson, his slave and mistress Sally Hemings, their descendants, and the mysterious power of race,"... see more

An ongoing digitization project, the site contains the full text of over three hundred treaties concerning Native... see more

A narrated exhibit of American and Japanese art illustrating Comodore Perry’s mission to Japan in 1853-54. The lengthy... see more

Essays on religion, religious movements and religious groups in America from Colonial times through the 20th century.... see more

This website is the product of a six-year project at Kenyon College. Students studied the cultural effects of the... see more

In anticipation of the 50th anniversary of "Brown v. Board of Education," several educators put together this site to... see more

Inspired by the author's visit to Normandy, this essay summarizes the strategic importance and challenges of Operation... see more

Based on a rare book exhibit at the Canadian National Library, this site presents an account of the the human side of the... see more

This companion site to the PBS special "Reconstruction: The Second Civil War" offers insights into late 19th century... see more

This module received an honorable mention in the 2014 SoftChalk Lesson Challenge. This civil liberties unit outlines 'the... see more

A brief but detailed biographical account of the life of Theodore Roosevelt, including links to related articles, a... see more

This presentation is about the Weather Underground, a radical left-wing extremist group from the United States from the... see more

According to Professor Amy Sturgis of Lenoir-Rhyne University, the Trail of Tears shouldn’t have happened. In this video,... see more

An illustrated overview of the development of religion in America from Colonial times into the 19th century

This is a webcast conducted by Mark Bowles at American Public University, where he talked about his latest book entitled... see more

This site presents a general overrview of the nature of slavery in the southern United States, drawing upon actual... see more

Between 1840 and 1860, fur trappers used to say there was no law west of Leavenworth, Kansas. So how did more than... see more

The story of John Horse and the Black Seminoles has been largely untold, but according to Professor Amy Sturgis of Signum... see more

The Michigan Education through Learning Objects (MELO) project is a cross-disciplinary collaborative effort that has... see more

The Michigan Education through Learning Objects (MELO) project is a cross-disciplinary collaborative effort that has... see more

The Michigan Education through Learning Objects (MELO) project is a cross-disciplinary collaborative effort that has... see more

In 1838, poet, essayist, and lecturer Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote a letter to President Martin Van Buren protesting the... see more

Have you ever stopped to think about the incredible risks the Founding Founders took when they rebelled against British... see more

This video has been created as a tutorial covering the Civil Rights movement. The specific topic is cause and effect:... see more