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This great site offers full versions of over 200 classic children's books. The collection itself ranges from classics like "Alice in Wonderland," to more obscure tales—such as Charlotte Herr's "How Punky Dunk Helped Old Prince." With its diverse collection of stories, tales, and nursery rhymes, the site is perfect for young readers. FIND OUT MORE »

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Engraving, The death of Cpt James Cook.., 1790, Ntnl Oceanic and Atmospheric Adm

Multimedia resources for teaching slavery, private life, technology, and film. [...] »

Page, The Laws of Texas, 1920-21 [Vol 20], 1921, Hans P. M. Neilsen, UNT.

Delve into Texas law from early colonization through 1897. [...] »

Paint, Oct 16, 1942 (Minidoka), 2003, R. Shimomura, In the Shadow of My Country.

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To legally exist, English colonies needed charters from the monarchy. Answer [...] »

Photo, Suffrage Straw Ride, c.1910-1915, Library of Congress

After more than two centuries of citizenship, much has been said about voting. [...] »

Photo, Portrait of Ella Fitzgerald, […] William P. Gottlieb, Library of Congress

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Broadside, A card, New York, 1774, LoC, rbpe 10700100

What were the causes of the American Revolution? They were more complicated [...] »

Eddie Adams, Vietcong shooting prisoner cropped

American historians have depicted the Tet Offensive as the turning point for U. [...] »

Photo, Model A Ford in front of antique gas pumps, August 4, 2007, Flickr

Americans today take cars for granted. How did they change American life? [...] »

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Art, Auxliarist, Lew Jackson, U.S. Coast Guard

Who protects U.S. interests in international and domestic waters? [...] »

Photo, Edith Norse Rogers at Rostrum, 1926, U.S. House of Representatives

A comprehensive current and historical look at this legislative body and its [...] »

Graph, "Sentences for those convicted in federal court," BJS

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