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Ancient Greeks/Modern Lives

Ancient Greeks/Modern Lives aims to inspire people to come together to read, see, and think about classical literature and how it continues to influence and invigorate American cultural life.

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Automobile in American Life and Society

The automobile’s impact on American life is everywhere. Each of the site’s five sections contains two essays, plus a select annotated bibliography or bibliographic essay to guide further reading.

The Pueblo Revolt begins in New Mexico

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Troy

This NEH-supported educational website from the Universities of Cincinnati and Tübingen has archeological information, animations, geography, history, time lines, myths and legends as well as teaching and learningn resources: all in an engaging format for the classroom. 

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Cine con Clase

From the Center for the Liberal Arts (CLA de la Universidad de Virginia/The University of Virginia), an NEH-funded site using films clips to teach Spanish language and culture. Advanced, AP, college level, and older students.

Helen Beatrix Potter, English author, illustrator, and conservationist best known for children’s books, born

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Hermann Hesse, German-Swiss poet, novelist, and painter, born

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La Red

La Red de Radioifusoras y Televisoras Educativas y Culturales de México A.C.

Site contains authentic video and audio material that is educational or culturally informative and includes cuisine, dance, the arts, and news. Intermediate through advanced students.

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Posadas and Other Traditions of Mexico

From Dirección General de Culturas Populares, a section of a larger site focusing on holidays celebrated in Mexico and their wider significance. Intermediate through advanced students.

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Nuestro Chile

Writings, heroes, history from Educarchile (portal educativo chileno). The site surveys the history, literature, and cultures of Chile. Intermediate through advanced students.