Italian Americans

The Italian Americans

The Italian Americans is a PBS documentary that reveals the distinctive qualities of one immigrant group’s experience and how they have shaped and challenged America. Educational resources trace their evolution from their arrival as migrant laborers with a role in the nation’s modernization, to the struggle against discrimination and lingering stereotypes, to a central role in the making of postwar America.

Lena Brodsky from Mission US 4

Mission US 4: City of Immigrants

“City of Immigrants” is the fourth entry in the Mission US multimedia project series that immerses players in U.S. History through free interactive educational games. Mission 4 engages students in the dynamic, dangerous world of New York City in the early 20th century as they assume the role of Lena Brodsky, a 14-year-old Jewish Russian immigrant.

Anna Mae Wong on her visa certificate

Chinese American Exclusion Act

Follow the stories of Chinese immigrants who arrived in America at the height of anti-Chinese restriction.

Baseball player jumping to catch ball.

Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American

Celebrates baseball and the many fans, players, and characters who helped shape our American story. From the National Museum of American Jewish History.

Virtual representation of Lena Brodsky, Mission US character

Mission US 4: City of Immigrants

“City of Immigrants” is the fourth entry in the Mission US multimedia project series that immerses players in U.S. History through free interactive educational games. Mission 4 engages students in the dynamic, dangerous world of New York City in the early 20th century as they assume the role of Lena Brodsky, a 14-year-old Jewish Russian immigrant.

An image of the south rim of the Grand Canyon

Nature, Culture, and History at Grand Canyon

A multi-media educational project, “Nature, Culture, and History at the Grand Canyon,” includes an interactive website and DVD, digital audio-tour, walking tour brochure, and educational resources for K20 teachers including Travelin’ Trunks and Lesson Plans.

Congress passes Indian Removal Act

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Spanish adventurer Juan Ponce de León makes first known landing in Florida by a European explorer

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