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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.

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FDIC Historical Studies
Logo. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

What do you know about the 1980s Savings and Loan crisis?

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AdFlip

Nostalgic for X-ray glasses advertisements?

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The Irving Fine Collection, Ca. 1914-1962
Irving Fine, Leonard Bernstein, others. 1946. LOC

Experience the life and works of lesser known American classical composer [...] »

History Quiz

Test your history knowledge
American Myths: Popular Music

Each song has a story. What inspired it? When was it made? By whom?

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Reading Photographs: A Dusty Street

When and where was this photo taken? See what clues you can spot!

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Playing History

Board games preserve the past in squares, paper money, and toy tokens. [...] »

Beyond the Textbook

Question textbook narratives
Labor and Trade in Colonial America
Photo, Weavers at Colonial Williamsburg, May 29, 2010, animalvegetable, Flickr

Was colonial trade really triangular? What kinds of work did colonists do, [...] »

Panic of 1873
Panic as a Health Officer Cleaning the Streets

Beginning in Europe, the Panic of 1873 quickly spread to the United States [...] »

Denmark Vesey
An official report of the trials of sundry Negroes, 1822

Tried and executed in 1822, along with many other slaves, for a plotted [...] »

National Resources

Federal teaching resources
Military History
Photo, The Five of Hearts - Renault. . . , U.S. Army Center of Military History

The U.S. Armed Forces maintain multiple historical offices within each [...] »

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Photo, Russ Hopcroft, from the University . . . , 2002, Ian MacDonald, NOAA

Explore the history of science and technology, maritime history, and the [...] »

Small Business Association

What is the FAR? Looking for copies of small business laws? Well, you have [...] »