Mount Vesuvius erupts, burying Pompeii

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Historic St. Augustine

Part of the University of Florida Digital collections, the NEH-funded Historic St. Augustine Collection contains primary sources including historic interpretation notes, architectural sketches, drawings, archaeological field reports, maps and photographs related to properties in the historic district.

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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.

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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.

The Pueblo Revolt begins in New Mexico

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Puerto Rico Encyclopedia

This collection of free, authoritative source information about the history, politics, geography, and culture of Puerto Rico is updated regularly to ensure that they are accurate and accessible. The editors are continually adding new entries, photographs, and maps, so check back frequently to see what's new.

Guampedia

A free, authoritative source information about the history, politics, geography, and culture of Guam; updated regularly to ensure that the content is accurate and accessible. The editors are continually adding new entries, photographs, and maps, so check back frequently to see what's new.

New Georgia Encyclopedia

A free, authoritative source information about the history, politics, geography, and culture of the state of Georgia; updated regularly to ensure that the content is accurate and accessible. The editors are continually adding new entries, photographs, and maps, so check back frequently to see what's new.

Encyclopedia of Connecticut History Online

A free, authoritative source information about the history, politics, geography, and culture of the state of Connecticut; updated regularly to ensure that the content is accurate and accessible. The editors are continually adding new entries, photographs, and maps, so check back frequently to see what's new.

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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.