Mexican poet Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz born

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T.E. Lawrence (“Lawrence of Arabia”) born

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Ancient Greeks/Modern Lives

Ancient Greeks/Modern Lives aims to inspire people to come together to read, see, and think about classical literature and how it continues to influence and invigorate American cultural life.

Spanish Civil War begins

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Secretaría de Educación Pública (México): Viaje por la historia de México

Secretaría de Educación Pública (México): Viaje por la historia de México

A journey through the history of Mexico with a rich comprehensive survey of Mexican history from Pre-Columbian times to the end of the twentieth century created by the Secretaría de Educación Pública (México). Advanced students. AP recommended.

Museo Nacional de Historia: “¿Te lo dejaron de tarea?”

Museo Nacional de Historia: “¿Te lo dejaron de tarea?”

A homework help site that includes an overview of facts and biographical information on figures of Mexican history. The site is sponsored by the National Museum of History of Mexico, housed at the Chapultepec Castle. Advanced and native-speaking students. AP recommended.

Anne Frank and her family go into hiding

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Backstreets of Oaxaca, pastel by Pearl Lau, NEH Participant, 2010

Virtual_Oaxaca

Virtual_Oaxaca is a virtual representation of Oaxaca, the city, surrounding archeological sites, and arts communities. Created by teachers in an NEH-funded Summer Institute. Plan a lesson, watch a video, and peek at Oaxaca on Second Life. More to come!

Viaje a Grecia

El Viaje a Grecia

From the Ministerio de Educación de España, Instituto de Tecnologías Educativas, a journey to Greece with maps, virtual visits, videos, interactive texts, and interactives on Greek philosophers, with a complete collection of resources related to Greek philosophy and citizenship. Intermediate through advanced students.

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The Storm That Swept Mexico

A webpage for the PBS documentary, The Storm That Swept Mexico, with educational activities, interactives, resources and visuals for students and educators on the Mexican Revolution (1910).