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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.

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Davy Crockett, American folk hero, frontiersman, congressman, and soldier, is born

George Orwell’s “Animal Farm” published

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Back to School: Literature and Language Resources

Literature and Language for Back to School includes American and World literature 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 Reading, Language and/or Writing standards at a given grade level.

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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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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Straightforward access to the museum's archives, including photographs, transcripts of lectures, and guidelines for teaching about the Holocaust.