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The Vietnam War. Ken Burns, Lynn Novick

Documentary film series by Ken Burns and Kim Novick, premiers on PBS September 17, 2017

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The 14th Colony: A California Missions Resource for Teachers

NEH Summer Landmark for School teachers, The Fourteenth Colony, collection of K-12 instructional resources include multimedia spanning Native Californians, Missions, Presidios and Pueblos of the Spanish, and Mexican and early American traditions and eras. Primary sources, maps, and images document the cultural and historical geography of the California missions.


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Final round of televised debates between JFK and Nixon


Mission Nuestra Señora de la Concepción de Acuña, San Antonio, Texas

National Hispanic Heritage Month

The U.S. Government has set aside the period from September 15 to October 15, to honor the many contributions Hispanic Americans have made and continue to make to our nation by observing National Hispanic Heritage Month. EDSITEment honors them with these resources.

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Origins of Halloween and the Day of the Dead

Learn about harvest holidays in North America like Halloween and a similar Mexican holiday, the Day of the Dead.

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Modernist Journals Project

This multi-faceted project, a joint effort of Brown University and the University of Tulsa, explores modernism and its rise in the English-speaking world through periodical literature (1890-1922). It includes teaching materials for use in the classroom and in research..