American Civil War. The American Presidency Project. Discovering American Women's History Online. U.S. Army Center Of Military History. Collection: Historic Photos from Grand Canyon National Park. Home: Political Posters, Labadie Collection, University of Michigan. Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States. A spectacular historical atlas refashioned for the 21st century Here you will find one of the greatest historical atlases: Charles O.
Paullin and John K. Wright's Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States, first published in 1932. This digital edition reproduces all of the atlas's nearly 700 maps. Many of these beautiful maps are enhanced here in ways impossible in print, animated to show change over time or made clickable to view the underlying data—remarkable maps produced eight decades ago with the functionality of the twenty-first century. hide introductory video next Old Atlas, New Functionality Georectified Maps Most maps in the atlas have been georectified, warped so that they can be placed consistently on top of a digital map. National Archives Experience. A Warrior in Two Worlds. The War for Independence Through Seneca Eyes: Mary Jemison Views the Revolution, 1775-79. The American Revolution divided Indian communities as well as Euro-American ones.
Captured at the age of fifteen along the Pennsylvania frontier and adopted and integrated into a Seneca community, Mary Jemison watched the war through the eyes of a wife and mother. The Iroquois attempted to remain neutral in the conflict, and Jemison watched tribal leaders return from a meeting with Patriot colonists at German Flats, secure in their belief that Indian neutrality would be respected. Instead, the British sought to attract Iroquois support and four of the six Iroquois nations declared their allegiance to the crown. Soon, Seneca lands became a battleground and their fields were laid waste by the colonists’ scorched earth tactics. Jemison described the ensuing destruction and disease in 1823 when she related her life story to James Seaver, a local doctor near her home among the Iroquois of western New York.
"Brother, you have merited death! "Brother! Source: James E. Making of America. Aking of America (MoA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction.
The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. The collection currently contains approximately 10,000 books and 50,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints. For more details about the project, see About MoA. Making of America is made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. New Additions: We have recently added a new feature, subject browsing. 99 more volumes focusing on New York City were added to MoA in June 2007. The Invasion of America: How the United States Took Over an Eighth of the World. In Canada, First Nation Community Declares State Of Emergency Over Suicide Attempts. The isolated Cree community of Attawapiskat — shown several years ago, in a photo by the Toronto Star — struggled all winter with a high rate of suicide attempts.
Spencer Wynn/Toronto Star via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Spencer Wynn/Toronto Star via Getty Images The isolated Cree community of Attawapiskat — shown several years ago, in a photo by the Toronto Star — struggled all winter with a high rate of suicide attempts. Spencer Wynn/Toronto Star via Getty Images The leaders of the Attawapiskat First Nation, an isolated Cree community in northern Ontario, Canada, have declared a state of emergency over a series of suicide attempts. The CBC reports that about 2,000 people live in the community. That comes after 28 suicide attempts in March, the Canadian news service reports: "Including Saturday's spate of suicide attempts, a total of 101 people of all ages have tried to kill themselves since September, Shisheesh said, with one person dying.
Picture This: California Perspectives on American History. EyeWitness to History - history through the eyes of those who lived it. A People's History of the United States. Outline of U.S. History (Updated) The Student as Historian: An Interactive TAH Webinar. The life & age of woman.
Stages of woman's life from the cradle to the grave  I think that this was a great learning experience. It really got me to think about my own practices in teaching. I just wrapped up two webinars with teachers participating in a Teaching American History (TAH) Grant workshop hosted at Davis School District, Utah. We held separate one-hour sessions for elementary and secondary teacher focusing on Common Core strategies for using documents to let your students be the historian in your classroom. For information on my webinar services click here. I was in Portland Oregon - they were in Salt Lake City, but through the wonders of technology (I used WebEx videoconferencing along with a web-based LearningCatalytics response system) we were able to interact. The right documents. Download my slide deck for strategies, resources, lessons and links to great websites. This webinar was very informative, and motivates me to want to change the way I teach students.