Day of the Dead ~ Día de los Muertos (Spanish)

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Mexico gains independence from Spain when the Plan of Iguala is promulgated

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American Experience webpage for Freedom Summer

American Experience: Freedom Summer

In the summer of 1964, student volunteers joined local African Americans in a historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in Mississippi. The website features historical background essays, bonus video interviews with participants and original art work.

American Experience webpage for Freedom Summer

American Experience: Freedom Summer

In the summer of 1964, student volunteers from around the country joined organizers and local African Americans in a historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most segregated states. The website features historical background essays, bonus video of interviews with participants and original art work.

  • In the Time of Butterflies: Violence against Women, New CCSS Model

    Created May 12, 2014
    Julia Alvarez In the Time of the Butterflies

    Have students analyze a speech, a nonfiction primary source that delivers a factual account of the historical events depicted in the novel.

    Map of Tenochtitlan

    The Aztecs and the Making of Colonial Mexico

    The virtual exhibit from the Newberry Library focuses on Colonial Mexico and the intersection and interaction between a Spanish culture of written knowledge and an Aztec culture of oral knowledge and pictorial writing.

    PBS: "Latino Americans"

    Latino Americans chronicles the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos from the first European settlements to the present day. The website contains trailers from all episodes, a timeline, and an opportunity to upload your own video history.

    PBS: "Latino Americans"

    Latino Americans chronicles the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos from the first European settlements to the present day. The website contains trailers from all episodes, a timeline, and an opportunity to upload your own video history.