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Colonial Williamsburg Multimedia - Audio : The Colonial Williamsburg Official History & Citizenship Site. Top 100 Speeches of the 20th Century by Rank - American Rhetoric. History & Politics Out Loud. Welcome to WyzAnt's Audio History section!

History & Politics Out Loud

Here, you can listen to famous speeches made by influential leaders of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. We're offering original audio tapes of how JFK dealt with the Cuban Missile Crisis. You can also hear Dr. Martin Luther King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech. Use these resources to bring history and politics alive! Do you want to learn more about United States History and Government? Sign up for free to access more History resources like . World Digital Library Home.

Cambridge Digital Library - University of Cambridge. Primary Sources at Yale. National Archives of Australia. Digital Bodleian. Founders Online: Home. Home - Trove.

Welcome · Digital Public Library of America. Calisphere: The deeper you look, the more you'll discover. Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts. Newspapers by State - Historical Newspapers Online - Guides at Penn Libraries. Primary Source Sets. Teachers Abraham Lincoln: Rise to National Prominence Speeches, correspondence, campaign materials and a map documenting the free and slave states in 1856 chronicle Lincoln’s rise to national prominence Alexander Hamilton Manuscripts, images, and historic newspapers document the life and accomplishments of Alexander Hamilton American Authors in the Nineteenth Century: Whitman, Dickinson, Longfellow, Stowe, and Poe A selection of Library of Congress primary sources exploring the topic of American authors in the nineteenth century, including Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Edgar Allan Poe.

Primary Source Sets

Top. Mapped historical photos, film, and audio. History Writing Tasks - DBQ like. Schools - Primary History. Teacher's Guides and Analysis Tool. The Teaching with Primary Sources Journal- Teaching with Primary Sources. Current Issue Primary sources support the study of many disciplines, including both history and geography.

The Teaching with Primary Sources Journal- Teaching with Primary Sources

Connecting and layering these two disciplines supports investigation of multiple perspectives and contributes to a multi-dimensional understanding of complex topics. Historical and Geographic Thinking, Vol. 8, No. 1, Spring 2016 Previous Issues Previous issues of The Teaching with Primary Sources Journal, formerly known as Teaching with Primary Sources Quarterly, are available through this archive. Archive About The Teaching with Primary Sources Journal The TPS Journal is an online publication created by the Library of Congress Educational Outreach Division in collaboration with the TPS Educational Consortium. Each issue focuses on pedagogical approaches to teaching with Library of Congress digitized primary sources in K-12 classrooms. The TPS Journal Editorial Board. Student Discovery Sets - For Teachers.

The new Library of Congress Student Discovery Sets bring together historical artifacts and one-of-a-kind documents on a wide range of topics, from history to science to literature.

Student Discovery Sets - For Teachers

Interactive tools let students zoom in, draw to highlight details, and conduct open-ended primary source analysis. Full teaching resources are available for each set. Children's Lives at the Turn of the Twentieth Century Children of a century past: How were their lives different from today's? How were they the same? The Constitution The drafts and debates that brought the Constitution and the Bill of Rights into being, including notes by the documents' framers.

The Dust Bowl Songs, maps, and iconic photographs document the daily ordeals of rural migrant families during a disastrous decade. HSI: Historical Scene Investigation. History Project. Roland Marchand developed documentary source problems for his students at the University of California Davis.

History Project

The History Project gathers these lessons here and continues to build on Marchand's model. Outstanding teachers, graduate students, and staff from The History Project each have contributed lessons that add to the growing collection. Each assignment encourages students apply their analytical skills to a set of primary sources from which they can deduce and explain events from the past. Each has also been written or adapted for use in university, high school, and middle school classrooms.

Use the fields on the right to browse through our extensive list of lessons. Search and browse our lessons using the controls to the right: