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Facebook Twitter The following is an annotated guide to some of the most useful visual resources available online.

Gathered by scholars of American history and visual culture, each annotation describes the range and content of the website\'s visual resources and assesses its utility for teaching U.S. history. National Gallery of Art Teaching Resource: Exploring Themes in American Art Website Type: Archive Date Reviewed: Jan. 14, 2008 The National Gallery of Art’s website has produced a series of teaching resources that seek to illuminate the museum’s impressive collection by elaborating on the underlying historical context of each exhibited piece.

American Beginnings: The European Presence in North America, 1492-1690 Date Reviewed: Jul. 1, 2008 This highly detailed site focuses attention on the earliest decades of European settlement in North America, using primary texts and illustrations as a means of engaging users’ understanding of a complex and often oversimplified historical interaction. Writing about History. Fair-Use Policy Primary Sources and Secondary Sources What is a Primary Source?

Writing about History

A primary source is a document that was created at the time of the event or subject you've chosen to study or by people who were observers of or participants in that event or topic. If, for example, your topic is the experience of workers in the Chicago packinghouses during the first decades of the twentieth century, your primary sources might be: Chicago newspapers, c. 1900-1920, in a variety of languages. The medium of the primary source can be anything, including written texts, objects, buildings, films, paintings, cartoons, etc. Primary sources would not, however, include books written by historians about this topic, because books written by historians are called "secondary" sources.

What are Secondary Sources? Once you have a topic in mind, you need to find out what other scholars have written about your topic. You want to move past just looking for books in the library. Storytelling with Maps. Our Story In 2 Minutes. World Wonders Project. Historypin. 11 LEGO Recreations Of The World’s Most Famous Photos. The recreation of events have been achieved in many media formats from photographs to movies but in this post, Designussion showcases something a little different.

11 LEGO Recreations Of The World’s Most Famous Photos

The following images are recreations of some of the worlds most famous photos in LEGO. Enjoy. Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 This famous photo, taken on 5 June 1989 by photographer Jeff Widener, depicts an unknown man halting the PLA’s advancing tanks near Tiananmen Square. Lunch atop a Skyscraper [1932] Lunch Atop a Skyscraper is a famous photograph taken in 1932 by Charles C. Reichstag flag [1945] Soviet Union soldiers Raqymzhan Qoshqarbaev and Georgij Bulatov raising the flag on the roof of Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany in May, 1945. Afghan Girl [1984] The picture of Sharbat Gula, as it appeared on the June, 1985 National Geographic cover. Portrait of Winston Churchill [1941] This photograph was taken by Yousuf Karsh, a Canadian photographer, when Winston Churchill came to Ottawa. Games and Animations. Tip: Press ctrl and F (or Command and F on a Mac) to perform a keyword search of this page.

Games and Animations

To keyword search all Best of History Web Sites pages use the search engine located on each page. Welcome to the Best of History Web Sites Games and Animations section. Below you will find an annotated list of fun history games and animations organized around broad historical periods. Most of these games and animation are aimed at students ages 10-16. HistoryLab (historylab) on Pinterest.


Revolutions. American History. Ancient History. Eastern History. European Hist. Art Hist. History Videography. Multimedia Resources for Educators. These links provide access to Web sites with resources educators can use in multimedia presentations such as those created with Microsoft PowerPoint, Corel Presentations and Apple Keynote.

Multimedia Resources for Educators

Please follow the guidelines for copyright and usage that are provided at each Web site. Always use caution when downloading or saving files from the Internet. A note about Copyright. Disclaimer: The Utah Education Network does not vouch for content appropriateness or curriculum relevance of the following Web sites. Pictures, ClipArt, And Images Videos, Movies & Streaming Resources Multiple Media Types Sounds, Audio & Music PowerPoint & Multimedia Slideshow Resources Search Engines for Resources Related Materials: FedFlix : Free Movies : Download & Streaming. Free Educational Videos for K-12 Students. HarpWeek: Explore History.

The Best of the Humanities on the Web. Best of History Web Sites. TIELab. Social Studies. Economic Manuscripts: Capital Vol. I - Chapter One. Karl Marx.

Economic Manuscripts: Capital Vol. I - Chapter One

Capital Volume One Part I: Commodities and Money Chapter One: Commodities Contents Section 1 - The Two Factors of a Commodity: Use-Value and Value Section 2 - The twofold Character of the Labour Embodied in Commodities Section 3 - The Form of Value or Exchange-Value.