Alexander Hamilton Exhibition

This NEH-funded exhibit offers a look at founding father Alexander Hamilton. The site features historical artifacts, virtual tours of Hamilton's life in New York and New Jersey, a document database, and a comprehensive timeline.

Portrait of M.L. King from the website

Natural Law, Natural Rights, and American Constitutionalism

NEH funded online archive of educational resources on the history of natural law, natural rights and American Constitutionalism designed and written by scholars associated with the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University.

Image of Wright from the website

Making the Wright Connection

Making The Wright Connection is an online community of, and clearinghouse for, scholars and teachers of the works of Richard Wright (19081960), the author of such major works as Uncle Tom’s Children, Native Son, and Black Boy. Website includes podcasts of lectures by some of the world’s foremost scholars of Wright.

Children’s Good Manners Month

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Shays' Rebellion and the Making of the Nation

This site tells the story of Shays' Rebellion, an uprising against the Massachusetts government in 1786. It features essays on the topic, an encyclopedia of related figures, artwork, and maps. It also offers lesson plans. A timeline (1774-1820) presents key events over the years leading up to Shays' Rebellion, during the rebellion itself, and in its aftermath.

British philosopher John Locke born

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Martin Luther King portrait, from the website home page slide show

Natural Law, Natural Rights, and American Constitutionalism

This NEH-funded online archive of educational resources on the history of natural law, natural rights, and American Constitutionalism was designed and written by scholars associated with the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University.

 

Author of “Roots” and co-author of “Autobiography of Malcom X,” Alex Haley, born

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Congress passes the Sedition Act, making it a federal crime to publish false, scandalous or malicious writing about the U.S. government

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Digital History Reader logo. 1960s

Digital History Reader

An online learning experience designed to help students develop the analytical skills employed by historians. It presents key events in U.S. and European history in the format of self-contained modules. Students learn by exploring data, evaluating conflicting accounts or interpretations, and developing conclusions based on the evidence.