An MIT open courseware unit on how Japanese artists visualized the arrival and effects of Commodore Perry's fleet in 1853.
The mission of the Bill of Rights Institute is to educate young people about the words and ideas of America's Founders, the liberties guaranteed in our Founding documents, and how our Founding principles continue to affect and shape a free society.
Provides online access to digitized primary source materials, transcriptions, translations and contextual information relating to the early history of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1741-1844. It is the aim of this project to encourage broad or specialized exploration of local, regional and national history.
Dedicated to educating the public about Franklin’s enduring legacy and inspiring renewed appreciation of the values he embodied.
BackStory is a brand-new public radio program that brings historical perspective to the events happening around us today.
An online library of documents in law and diplomacy from the 16th to the 20th Century.
In-depth materials on family life in Illinois from 1700 to the present.
A gateway to educational resources on the history and cultures of Asia.
Information about all aspects of Asian culture, particularly Asian current affairs. Also available are links to pronunciation guides for Asian languages. This site also contains constructive activities for elementary grade students.
An initiative of the East Asian Curriculum Project and the Project on Asia in the Core Curriculum at Columbia University, Asia for Educators (AFE) is designed to serve faculty and students in world history, culture, geography, art, and literature at the undergraduate and pre-college levels.