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Teaching the Cuban Missile Crisis

Teaching about the Cuban Missile Crisis generally begins with the political [...] »

Veterans, Oral History, and the Library of Congress

Veteran oral history projects relate the classroom to real people and real [...] »

Bring "The National Parks: America's Best Idea" into the Classroom

The new PBS film series talks about fascinating people and places we often [...] »

Bookmark This! Virtual Fieldtrips

As good as the real thing?

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Teaching about Columbus Day: Mythbusters

Will the REAL Cristoforo Colombo please stand up.

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Primary Sources: 100 Milestone Documents

Consolidated access to pivotal diplomatic, legal, and political primary [...] »

Bookmark This! Free Maps!

If all you need are basic maps for classroom exercises, this may be the [...] »

Especially for Secondary School Teachers: American History on Facebook

History and art museums, archives, and libraries share information and [...] »

Bookmark This! Gilder Lehrman's History Now

It's all about the American Revolution.

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Online Professional Development through the Library of Congress

Library of Congress professional development for teachers emphasizes a self- [...] »