Coming of Age in the Holocaust – Coming of Age Now is a free, interactive curriculum for middle and high-school students and their educators that features individual testimonies of thirteen people who were adolescents during the Holocaust.
In 2004, the Olympic games were played in Greece -- more than 2,500 years after the first Greek Olympics. This feature compares the ancient and modern incarnations of the games.
On April 3, watch how — at a cost of 5000 lives and $350 million — the canal connected the Earth’s two biggest oceans and reinforced America’s international stature.
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.
This page from EDSITEment features resources relating to the First Amendment of the United States Constitution and presents information about the history and application of the amendment.
This feature describes EDSITEment’s library of Advanced Placement U.S. History resources and provides an index of these lessons aligned with APUSH topics.
Directions: This Launchpad, adapted from www.WhatSoProudlyWeHail.org, provides background materials and discussion questions to enhance your reading and understanding of Edward Everett Hale’s short story “The Man without a Country.” After reading the story, you can click on the videos to hear editors Amy A. Kass and Leon R.
George Caleb Bingham's painting, "The County Election," highlights the growth of democracy in America as pioneers moved into the interior of the continent.
The Marchand Archive is an NEH-funded, ever-expanding collection of document-based lesson plans developed by outstanding teachers associated with The History Project, and more than 8,600 images. Lesson plans encourage students to apply analytical skills to primary sources; the images supplement lessons and include maps, Aztec codices, early Americana, advertising posters and more.