African American Union soldier, Civil War

EDSITEment's Guide to Black History Month Teaching Resources

In this special revised and updated feature for Black History Month, teachers, parents, and students will find a collection of NEH-supported websites and EDSITEment-developed lessons that tell the four-hundred-year old story of African Americans from slavery through freedom and citizenship to the presidency.

Ann Lee, founder of the Shakers religious movement, born

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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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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.

Canoe Maker, 1940 from website

Indians of the Midwest

This site highlights recent research of scholars who have provided new insights about the cultures and histories of Indian peoples in the Midwest.

Children and Youth in History

Children & Youth in History is a world history resource that provides teachers and students with access to sources about young people from the past to the present. Features teaching modules and primary source lessons.

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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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.

The Aztecs: Mighty Warriors of Mexico (Student Activity)

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