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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. FIND OUT MORE »

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Scroll painting, of Sumo, 1854-1906, anonymous Japanese artist, Perry. . . site

Explore the official beginning of U.S.-Japan international relations. [...] »

Map, Boundaries between Texas and Tam(Mexico), 1910, The Norris Peters Co., D.C.

This site showcases over 8,000 images documenting the history and development [...] »

Print, Genl. John C. Fremont., New York Public Library Digital Gallery

What were common presidential campaign strategies between 1840 and 1860? [...] »

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Photo, Kellogg Company. Women inspecting filled boxes of cereal..., 1934

A morning meditation on flakes: Do your morals and values help you decide which [...] »

Print, Carolina Parrot, c.1827-1838, John James Audubon, Birds of America, UoP

Human history affects more than human beings. [...] »

Who went west when? Answer questions about migration from 1935 to 2000. [...] »

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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. [...] »

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 all [...] »

Postcard, Train Load of Cotton for Export, South, 1902-1903, NYPL

Did King Cotton cause the Civil War? Or should you look further? [...] »

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Photo, Kids watching rockets at the Summer Adventure, LANL site

Follow the development of Weapons of Mass Destruction through the protection of [...] »

LSD, Featuring the Mad Hatter, U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency

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

Photo, Harry Anstead. . . , 2000, Newhall Photography, Flickr Commons

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Puritans going to church, Samuel Appleton, 1884, Library of Congress

Trying to build a New Jerusalem on the coast of Massachusetts. [...] »

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