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.


Astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first person to walk on the moon

Mark Twain’s satire, “Innocents Abroad,” published


EDSITEment's 4th of July: Protest, Revolution, and Independence

A complete listing of EDSITEment's lessons on the causes, the course and the consequences of the American Revolution and Independence

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“Amazing Whales!” A Read-Aloud Informational Text

This feature is a guide to using informational read-aloud text, “Amazing Whales!” by Sarah L. Thomson. It introduces this species to young naturalists in the primary grades K–1, who are mastering reading skills.

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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.