NEH Connections

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Hi Phi Nation

Hi Phi Nation is a philosophy podcast that turns stories into ideas. Season One brings stories of ordinary and extraordinary human experiences that raise fundamental philosophical questions, with repercussions for culture, policy, and science.

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Ken Burns: "Prohibition"

Ken Burns documentary that tells the story of the rise, rule, and fall of the Eighteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and the entire era it encompassed. Website includes essays, interactive timeline & map, and lessons and activities.

 

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Former vice president Aaron Burr arrested for treason against the United States

President Roosevelt authorizes internment of Japanese Americans

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Documenting African American History

Each February, Americans honor the rich and diverse history of African Americans. EDSITEment offers teaching resources to give students the chance to explore African American history through primary sources.

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EDSITEment's Guide to Black History Month Teaching Resources

In this special revised and updated feature for Black History Month, teachers, parents, and students will find a collection of NEH-supported websites and EDSITEment-developed lessons that tell the four-hundred-year old story of African Americans from slavery through freedom and citizenship to the presidency.

Best of the Web

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Mark Twain in His Times

Discover Mark Twain as writer, speaker, inventor, and more. Explore the background to his great works; play his "Memory Builder" game, and enjoy online interactive exhibits.

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BackStory with the American History Guys

A public radio program and podcast from the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities that puts current events into a historical perspective. Listen live, stream on your device, and explore the site's rich archive for your classroom.