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"Reporting America at War"

The NEH-funded film by Stephen Ives, Reporting America at War, explores the role of American journalists from San Juan Hill to the Persian Gulf in a three-hour documentary that tells the dramatic and often surprising stories of the reporters who wrote the news from the battlefield.

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A President's Vision

Texas Humanities offers an examination of some notable American presidents and considers some of the programs that they initiated during their administrations

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Indigenous Literary Perspectives In Global Conversation

This resource from the University of Montana, Missoula campus, covers topics in Native American studies including curriculum suggestions from NEH Summer scholars.

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Pathways to Freedom: Maryland and the Underground Railroad

Maryland Historical Society and Maryland Public Television support this resource on Maryland’s Underground Railroad with robust educational materials targeted to grades 4-8.

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Ohio History Central

This reference source, maintained by the Ohio History Connection, provides background on the natural history, archaeology, and history of the state of Ohio.

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A President's Vision

This suite of materials from Texas Humanities offers an examination of some notable American presidents and considers some of the programs that they initiated during their administrations.

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Teach It

Teach It from CT Humanities offers online inquiry-based social studies activities aligned with the new social studies framework for grades 3, 5, 8, and high school. Content is designed to connect local events to the American history curriculum. Help build the site by submitting your own materials.

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World War I: American Artists View the Great War

An online exhibition from the Library of Congress containing posters, cartoons, photographs, and other images illustrating the impact American artists had in raising patriotic sentiment for WWI.

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Mission US: Up from the Dust

“Up from the Dust,” the fifth entry in the Mission US series of free interactive educational games, has students deal with the hardships a Great Plains family of wheat farmers encounters during the Dust Bowl and the Great Depression.