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Digital History Reader

An online learning experience designed to help students develop the analytical skills employed by historians. It presents key events in U.S. and European history in the format of self-contained modules. Students learn by exploring data, evaluating conflicting accounts or interpretations, and developing conclusions based on the evidence.

Spanish Civil War begins

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Repeats every year until Tue Jul 17 2035 .
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July 17, 1936
Greek god Hephaestus

Troy

This NEH-supported educational website from the Universities of Cincinnati and Tübingen has archeological information, animations, geography, history, time lines, myths and legends as well as teaching and learning resources: all in an engaging format for the classroom. 

Cine con Clase

Cine con Clase

From the Center for the Liberal Arts (CLA de la Universidad de Virginia/The University of Virginia), an NEH-funded site using films clips to teach Spanish language and culture. Advanced, AP, college level, and older students.

BBC Mundo

BBC Mundo: BBCMundo.com

The site contains news of the world in Spanish. Advanced students. AP recommended.

War of 1812 begins

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Repeats every year until Mon Jun 18 2035 .
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June 18, 1812

Ernest Hemingway wounded while serving as a Red Cross ambulance driver in World War I

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Repeats every year until Sun Jul 08 2035 .
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July 8, 1918

Demos: Classical Athenian Democracy

Dēmos is a digital encyclopedia of classical Athenian democracy that will be useful to a wide audience. The aim is to describe the history, institutions, and people of democratic Athens in the 5th and 4th centuries BCE, to publish the efforts of scholars to answer questions about Athenian democracy, and to invite you, our audience, to explore, discover, and judge for yourselves. The earliest work on Dēmos was supported by grants from Furman University and the NEH.

SEXTO DE PRIMARIA — Geografía

Libro de Texto de SEXTO DE PRIMARIA — Geografía

From the Secretaría de Educación Pública (México), a searchable and downloadable online textbook on geography, including cultural geography such as human migration and world economy, as well as research assignments. Intermediate students.

Libro de Geografía Universal

Libro de Texto de QUINTO DE PRIMARIA — Geografía

From the Secretaría de Educación Pública (México), a searchable and downloadable online textbook on world geography, including the oceans, the continents, world capitals, mountain ranges, water bodies, among many others. The textbook is rich in visual resources. Intermediate students.