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West Virginia Encyclopedia

This comprehensive collection of free, authoritative source information about the history, politics, geography, and culture of the state of West Virginia has a special section for classroom teachers and is updated regularly to ensure that its contents are accurate and accessible.

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Guampedia

Guampedia, Guam’s online encyclopedia, informs of the unique history, culture, environment and present-day society of the Pacific Island of Guam.

John T. Scopes arrested in Tennessee for teaching Darwin’s theory of evolution

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PBS: "The Jewish Americans"

David Grubin’s landmark documentary series explores 350 years of Jewish American history. This quintessentially American story chronicles the struggle of a tiny minority who make their way into the American mainstream while, at the same time, maintaining a sense of their own identity as Jews. It includes essays on Jewish life in America, video clips, and resources for educators.

Albert Einstein

PBS: "The Jewish Americans"

David Grubin’s landmark documentary series explores 350 years of Jewish American history. This story chronicles the struggle of a tiny minority who make their way into the American mainstream while, at the same time, maintaining a sense of their own identity as Jews. It includes essays on Jewish Life in America, video clips, and resources for educators.

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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.

Essayist Michel de Montaigne born

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What is Chronicling America?

Leadership and Legacy in History: How to Use Chronicling America for National History Day Project 2015

Chronicling America: A Unique Collection of Primary Sources

You may already know about Chronicling America, the long standing partnership between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities, which provides free access to almost 8 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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What is Chronicling America?

An Introduction to Chronicling America