• Launchpad: Benjamin Franklin's Virtues

    Created July 6, 2012

    EDSITEment's 4th of July: Protest, Revolution, and Independence

    A complete listing of EDSITEment's lessons on the causes, the course and the consequences of the American Revolution and Independence

    Center for the Study of the American Constitution

    Housed within the History Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, CSAC does research and publishes materials relating to the creation and ratification of the American Constitution.

    two warships from 1812

    A Sailor's Life for Me!

    Experience life aboard “Old Ironsides” USS Constitution in this interactive game, A Sailor’s Life for Me! Sail to Victory. Learn about naval battleships  in the NEH-funded PBS documentary The War of 1812.

    Washington in Emmanuel Leutze's painting, "Washington Crossing the Delaware"

    The Constitution of the United States of America

    Constitution Day commemorates the signing of our supreme law in 1787. EDSITEment's resources cover the Constitutional Convention, the text of the Constitution, the federalist debates, and much more.

    Congress makes “Star Spangled Banner” official national anthem

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    Repeats every year until Sat Mar 03 2035 .
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    March 3, 1931
    Clockwise from top left: Presidents Roosevelt, Reagan, Truman, and Eisenhower

    Electing America's President

    EDSITEment looks at the history of American presidential elections from George Washington to the present.

    Wampanoag warrior

    Celebrate "We Shall Remain" for Native American Heritage Month

    EDSITEment celebrates the PBS series "We Shall Remain" for Native American Heritage Month and shows how it can be used in the classroom.

    Photograph of a Hopi woman basket weaver, c. 1910

    Native American Heritage Month

    November is Native American Heritage Month, and NEH and EDSITEment have numerous teaching resources to help students discover Native American history.