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This interactive website examines the history of New England from the 16th to the 20th century. In addition to its enormous collection of primary sources, the website also has approximately 100 activities designed specifically for student use. Peruse this website today and discover a wonderful survey of New England culture! FIND OUT MORE »

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Map, Indian Reservations within the limits of the US, 1890, US Census Office.

Documents the lives of Native Americans in the Northwest Coast and Plateau [...] »

Platinum print, Girl from Rättvik, c.1906-1914, Augustus F. Sherman, NYPLDG

Speed up your online search for resources on American women's history with this [...] »

John White. Americæ pars, nunc Virginia dicta. [Frankfurt am Main]

Enjoy this sneak peek at the Mellon Collection of Virginia history. [...] »

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Postcard, [. . . rural carrier. . . ], 1912, Smithsonian, Flickr Commons

Trade in your old Cabriolet for a new 1876 Landau? Test your knowledge of the [...] »

Postcard, Thanksgiving day, 1907, Raphael Tuck and Sons, NYPL

What traditional Thanksgiving foods would have been hard to come by during WWII? [...] »

Photo, "Peace Plaza. . . ," 2008, Old Shoe Woman, Flickr Commons, cc

Answer these questions about memorials to the life and ideals of MLK. [...] »

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Photographic Print, Protest against child labor in a labor parade, 1909 May 1, L

The historical impact young girls had on the Progressive Era is often [...] »

photographic print, Second atomic bombing of Nagasaki, 1945 August, LOC

Controversial issues are often simplified in textbooks. Discover the facts [...] »

Photo, At the close of the day, January 1911, Lewis Hine, Library of Congress

How can the story of coal help students understand the nature of today's fossil [...] »

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Bush AIDS Flag. . . , ACT UP New York, New York Public Library

See our history come to life within the expansive exhibits and educational [...] »

Photo, Hani at work, Ed Yourdon, 2009, Flickr, creative commons

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

Photo, 2010 Vancouver Olympics Olympic Rings, Michael Francis McCarthy, Flickr

The U.S. Dept. of State offers a historic perspective of American diplomatic [...] »

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Ads that were revolutionary ... or not. What products could be sold during the American Revolution? [...] »

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