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"Crisis at Fort Sumter" is an interactive historical simulation and decision making program. Using text, images, and... see more

This is a site for law students. It includes notes about important constitutional issues, links to Supreme Court... see more

"Virtual Jamestown" is a digital research and teaching project that explores the settlement and impact of Jamestown.... see more

This site provides an introduction to the Salem witch trials. It includes materials (text and multimedia movie) about... see more

This Plymouth Colony Archive presents a collection of searchable texts, including court records, colony laws, 17th... see more

This site is a companion to the Public Broadcasting Company series, "Africans in America." It traces the history of... see more

This web site focuses on national popular political culture in antebellum America. It includes background articles on the... 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

This site provides material from Harper's Weekly relating to the 1868 impeachment of Andrew Johnson. The site includes... see more

Tangled Roots is a research project about the shared history of African Americans and Irish Americans. The purpose of the... see more

This site aims to give teachers the tools to increase student understanding of the American economic system and the... see more

American Journeys is a digital library of more than 18,000 pages of eyewitness accounts of North American exploration.... see more

"At Home in the Heartland" is based upon a 1992 museum exhibit about family life in Illinois from 1700 to the present.... see more

This web site is associated with a literature course at WMU. It includes essays about literature and historical texts... see more

The purpose of Densho is (1) to preserve the personal testimonies of Japanese Americans who were incarcerated in U.S.... see more

This web site explores the famous revolt on the slave ship "The Amistad" and "how we make history of it." It provides a... see more

This is the companion site to PBS series "History Detectives" in which a team of history detectives solve mysteries,... see more

This site describes historical aspects of approximately 200 National Park Service sites. The "Teaching with Historic... see more

This web site uses the experience of Illinois at the end of the nineteenth century to illuminate larger themes in U.S.... see more

This site provides an introduction to the Great Depression of the 1930s and the New Deal. It includes lesson plans, ideas... see more

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

This is a companion site to the PBS documentary "The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow," a study of segregation and racial... see more

Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000) was "the first American artist of African descent to receive sustained mainstream recognition... see more