• Lesson 1: The United States Confronts Great Britain, 1793–1796

    Created January 11, 2012

    This lesson will examine the ways in which Great Britain challenged American sovereignty in the early republic.

    Riots at the 1968 Democratic convention


    The Minnesota Historical Society, in partnership with the Atlanta History Center, the Chicago History Museum and the Oakland Museum of California, brings you a major exhibit documenting this pivotal year. The 1968 Exhibit is an ambitious, state-of-the-art, multi-media exhibit that looks at how the experiences of the year fueled a persistent, if often contradictory, sense of identity for the people who were there.

    Women’s rights advocate Elizabeth Cady Stanton becomes first woman to testify before Congress

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  • Revolution '67 video clip 2

    Created December 1, 2011
  • Launchpad: Revolution '67

    Created November 28, 2011

    We Shall Remain

    From the award-winning PBS series American Experience comes We Shall Remain, a provocative multi-media project that establishes Native history as an essential part of American history.

    Gudea of Lagash, ca. 2012 BCE

    World History for Us All

    World History for Us All is a powerful, innovative model curriculum for teaching world history in middle and high schools.

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    Reporting America at War

    The NEH-funded film by Stephen Ives, Reporting America at War, explores the role of American journalists from San Juan Hill to the beaches of Normandy, from the jungles of Vietnam to the Persian Gulf in a the three-hour documentary.

  • The Creation of the Bill of Rights: "Retouching the Canvas"

    Created October 19, 2011
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    Alaska History and Cultural Studies

    Alaska's History and Cultural Studies provides students, teachers and others access to a rich source of facts and viewpoints about Alaska and its history. Six units cover important themes and historical periods with stories of the people, photographs, maps, oral history, letters, and other primary resources.