NEH Connections

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World War I and America

World War I and America a multimedia website and anthology of writings by Americans who experienced World War I.

Voices of Democracy

The Voices of Democracy project is designed to promote the study of great speeches and public debates. The emphasis of the project is on the actual words of those who, throughout American history, have defined the country's guiding principles.


African American abolitionist Maria W. Miller Stewart delivers speech at Franklin Hall

Pennsylvania Packet and Daily Advertiser, first U.S. daily newspaper, published


Mission Nuestra Señora de la Concepción de Acuña, San Antonio, Texas

National Hispanic Heritage Month

The U.S. Government has set aside the period from September 15 to October 15, to honor the many contributions Hispanic Americans have made and continue to make to our nation by observing National Hispanic Heritage Month. EDSITEment honors them with these resources.

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Back to School: History, Social Studies, and Philosophy Resources

Social Studies/History for Back to School includes Philosophy resources and helps secondary-level teachers respond to the CCSS requirements. Each resource aligns to an ELA Anchor Standard for College and Career Readiness as well as three Literacy in History/Social Studies standards at a given grade level.

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Civics Renewal Network

The Civics Renewal Network is a consortium of nonpartisan, nonprofit organizations committed to strengthening civic life in the U.S. by increasing the quality of civics education in our nation's schools and by improving accessibility to high-quality, no-cost learning materials.

September 11 Digital Archive

The September 11 Digital Archive uses electronic media to collect, preserve, and present the history of September 11, 2001 and its aftermath. The Archive contains more than 150,000 digital items, a tally that includes more than 40,000 emails and other electronic communications, more than 40,000 first-hand stories, and more than 15,000 digital images.