Websites

The following websites have been approved for use in the classroom by EDSITEment. Browse websites by subject area.

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Art & Culture

Raid on Deerfield: The Many Stories of 1704

On February 29, 1704, a force of French and Native allies launched a daring raid on the English settlement of Deerfield, Massachusetts. This interactive site recounts the events, individuals, and historical background to this incident. A superb overview of early colonial America.

History & Social Studies
<a href="/websites/railroads-and-making-modern-america">Railroads and the Making of Modern America</a>

Railroads and the Making of Modern America

This NEH-funded archive based at University of Nebraska–Lincoln Center for Digital Research in the Humanities traces the growth of railroads, telegraphs, and steam ships from 1850 to 1900 and the dynamic social change they brought to America. The website includes primary sources and teaching materials.

History & Social Studies

Rebellion: John Horse and the Black Seminoles

Explores the story of the first black rebels to beat American slavery and leaders of the largest slave rebellion in U.S. history.

Art & Culture
<a href="/websites/religious-worlds-new-york-everyday-life-american-religious-diversity">Religious Worlds of New York: The Everyday Life of American Religious Diversity</a>

Religious Worlds of New York: The Everyday Life of American Religious Diversity

This site is the product of the Religious Worlds institute, a project of the Interfaith Center of New York and Union Theological Seminary, with support from the NEH. The site offers an array of lesson plans, curriculum idea, and professional development based on NEH Summer Institutes for School Teachers that delve into the doctrines of the world's major religions and encourage academically grounded engagement with the social realities of contemporary religious communities.

Art & Culture
<a href="/websites/rembrandt-and-collections-his-art-america">Rembrandt and Collections of His Art in America</a>

Rembrandt and Collections of His Art in America

This website is a product of a National Endowment for the Humanities Curriculum Development grant. It offers an online resource for teaching about the art of the great Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn focusing on those works held in collections across the United States.

History & Social Studies
<a href="/websites/remembering-jim-crow">Remembering Jim Crow</a>

Remembering Jim Crow

In this American Radio Works radio documentary podcast and website, funded by NEH, Americans—black and white—remember life in Jim Crow times.