• Sor Juana, la monja y la escritora: Las Redondillas y La Respuesta

    Created April 15, 2011
    Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz

    Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, la primer gran poeta de América Latina, es considerada una de la figuras literarias más importantes del continente americano y una de las primeras feministas. En el siglo XVII, defendió su derecho a la educación, proponiendo la mayor participación de las mujeres en la cultura y la pedagogía en una sociedad dominada por los hombres.

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    U.S. State and Territory Online Encyclopedias

    This collection of free, authoritative source information about the history, politics, geography, and culture of some of the states and the territories.

  • Sor Juana, la poetisa: Los sonetos

    Created March 8, 2011
    Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz

    Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, una muy importante figura literaria a nivel mundial y la primer gran poeta de la América Latina, es un producto del Siglo de Oro Español.

  • Sor Juana Sonnet Unscrambler

    Created March 4, 2011

    President Martin Van Buren is born

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  • JFK, Freedom Riders and the Civil Rights Movement

    Created November 17, 2010
    JFK, Freedom Riders: Burning Bus

    Students learn how civil rights activists including the Freedom Riders, state and local officials in the South, and the Administration of President Kennedy come into conflict during the early 1960s.

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    An EDSITEment Spotlight on the 100th anniversary of the Mexican Revolution

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    November 20, 1910
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    When Worlds Collide

    This PBS website looks at how the Old and New Worlds mixed after Columbus landed on Hispaniola in 1492. The 90-minute documentary and website trace milestone events during the 16th century and illustrates how both the New World and the Old were radically transformed by contact. The extensive resources for teachers and students include a timeline, scholarly essays and lesson plans.

     

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    Mission US: For Crown or Colony?

    Let your students fill the shoes of 14-year-old printer's apprentice Nat Wheeler as tensions mount before the Boston Massacre in Mission US, "For Crown or Colony?," an NEH-funded multimedia project featuring a free, interactive educational game set in 1770s Boston, with lesson plans, and more.

  • Other Worlds: The Voyage of Columbus

    Created October 27, 2010
    Other Worlds: The Voyage of Columbus

    Meet the people whose encounter with Columbus led to the creation of a New World.