Portrait of Alexander Hamilton

"Rediscovering Alexander Hamilton"

Rediscovering Alexander Hamilton tells the story of one of America's most important founding fathers. It takes viewers to the Caribbean islands where Hamilton was born, to Yorktown and Wall Street where he fought and worked, and to Harlem and Weehawken, New Jersey, where he lived and died.

  • Launchpad for Activity 3: How Did the Flintstones Really Live?

    Created August 6, 2012

    Launchpad for Activity 3: How Did the Flintstones Really Live?

    (Note: Parts 1 through 4 of the LaunchPad are adapted from the educational games provided on the original Lascaux website from the French Ministry of Culture, accessible through the Internet Archive Wayback Machine.)

    Launchpad: "Bartleby, the Scrivener," by Herman Melville

    photographic portrait of Herman MelvilleDirections: This Launchpad, adapted from www.WhatSoProudlyWeHail.org, provides background materials and discussion questions to enhance your reading and understanding of Herman Melville’s short story “Bartleby, the Scrivener.” After reading the background, turn to read the stor

    EDSITEment's Back-to-School Lesson Plans

    Interdisciplinary multimedia resources for your classroom this fall.

  • Planilla de aprendizaje para el estudiante: Esperanza renace de Pam Muñoz Ryan

    Created July 26, 2012

    John Newton, slave ship captain turned preacher and author of “Amazing Grace,” born

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    Frederick Douglass makes his dramatic escape from slavery in Maryland

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    Alexander Hamilton–Aaron Burr duel

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