A term under Themes for subject matter dealing with exploration and discovery, such as Columbus or Lewis & Clark

William Frederick Cody, “Buffalo Bill,” born

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President Reagan addresses nation on Challenger Disaster

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Death of Jack London

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African American mathematican Benjamin Banneker born in Maryland

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Pledge of Allegiance first recited in many U.S. public schools, marking the 400th anniversary of Columbus’s voyage

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Novelist James Fennimore Cooper born

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Contested Visions website main page image. Colonial painting

Contested Visions in the Spanish Colonial World

Contested Visions, funded in part by NEH and co-organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia, Mexico, examines the significance of indigenous peoples within the artistic landscape of colonial Latin America. The exhibition offers a comparative view of the two principal viceroyalties of Spanish America—Mexico and Peru—from the fifteenth to the nineteenth centuries.

New Mexico Centennial Online Atlas of Historic Maps

Atlas of Historic New Mexico

NEH affiliate New Mexico Humanities Council's online Atlas of Historic New Mexico maps contains twenty historic maps of New Mexico, annotated with descriptions by the map makers and others people living, working, and exploring in New Mexico at that time.

Nikola Tesla, Serbian-American inventor, born

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KnowLA

KnowLA is a comprehensive, dynamic online reference guide to the history and culture of Louisiana. Discover artist and naturalist John James Audubon with The Birds of America image gallery and video.