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Race—Are We So Different?

A traveling exhibit and website project of the American Anthropological Association, this site uses history, science, and lived experience to explain differences among people and reveal the reality—and unreality—of race. Discover a virtual exhibit tour, resources for middle and high school teachers, STEM resources, and a robust American history section with interactive timeline.

Boston massacre

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Anti-slavery advocates meet to discuss establishing new political party

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John Quincy Adams makes arguments in Amistad Case

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What is Chronicling America?

EDSITEment Resources for National History Day 2013/14: Rights and Responsibilities in History

The Theme for National History Day 2013–2014 is “Rights and Responsibilities in History”:  a fascinating subject with lots of potential for a really unique and winning project—if you have the resources to carry it out.

EDSITEment staff has been putting together the best humanities resources for over sixteen years with substantial, timely lessons built around primary sources, websites created and vetted by experts in the field, award-winning films, and databases like Chronicling America.

What is Chronicling America?

Rights & Responsibilities in History: How to Use Chronicling America National History Day Projects 2013/2014

Chronicling America: A Unique Collection of Primary Sources

You may already know that Chronicling America provides free access to over 6.5 million digitalized pages of America’s Historic Newspapers from 1836–1922. But did you know what unique types of primary source information this collection contains?

Historian Carter G. Woodson establishes “Negro History Week”

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Julia Ward Howe composes “The Battle Hymn of the Republic”

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Picturing Early America: People, Places, and Events 1770–1870

A resource developed from NEH Summer Institutes held at Salem State University that explore early American art and culture. The website assists teachers of American history, literature, art, geography, social studies, American studies, and other fields who wish to incorporate American art into their classrooms. It includes podcasts, unit plans, and print and electronic bibliographies.

What is Chronicling America?

An Introduction to Chronicling America