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Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. Chronicling America « Library of Congress. The Fallen of World War II - Data-driven documentary about war & peace. New Visions - Social Studies.

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02 - Settling The West. 03 - Industrialization/Urbanization/Segregation. 04 - Imperialism. 05 - Progressivism. 06 - World War 1. 07 - 1920's. 08 - Great Depression. Guide to the Constitution. We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

Guide to the Constitution

Article I: Legislative Essays » Section 1 All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives. Section 2. Facing History and Ourselves. THE WAR. American History. Zinn Education Project. RetroWaste: Vintage Fashion, Toys, Cars, Memorabilia and More! Gettysburg Animated Map. « Back to Maps | More on Gettysburg » « View All Animated Maps | More Animated Maps: JavaScript and Adobe Flash 9 are required to view the CWPT Animated Maps.

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Watch our animated map of the Battle of Gettysburg, produced by Wide Awake Films. Learn more about this important Civil War battle in Pennsylvania. More New Animated Maps Let Us Know Have feedback? Want the Latest? « Back to Maps | More on Gettysburg » « View All Animated Maps | More Animated Maps: JavaScript and Adobe Flash 9 are required to view the CWPT Animated Maps. DocsTeach. Teaching With Documents. Skip Navigation.

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Teachers Home > Teachers' Resources > Teaching With Documents Lessons by Era More Lesson Plan Resources Primary Source Research & Classroom Resources DocsTeachFind and create interactive learning activities with primary source documents that promote historical thinking skills. Analysis Worksheets Teaching With Documents: Lesson Plans. Voices of History - Old Time Radio Shows - OTR.

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Forty Remarkable Native American Portraits by Frank A. Rinehart from 1899. - Flashbak Flashbak

At some point in the 1870s he and his brother moved to Colorado and started working at a photography studio in Denver. When he was about twenty, Frank and his brother formed a partnership with the famous Western photographer William Henry Jackson. It was under Jackson that Rinehart perfected his, not inconsiderable professional photography skills. However Frank also became particularly interested in Native American culture. Search U.S. Newspaper Directory, 1690-Present. A People's History of the United States Summary.

Throughout A People's History of the United States, Howard Zinn blends critical approaches.

A People's History of the United States Summary

The book's twenty-five chapters move from the European discovery of North America through the year 2000, evoking American history in a roughly chronological sequence. However, each chapter also has a topical focus, which allows Zinn to trace distinct but intersecting lines of historical influence. Zinn uses these intersections of time and topic as a combination of springboard and platform: he inserts extended meditations on key themes where they grow logically from the narrative of the people's history.

US History. A People's History of the United States. Frontier Life in the West. Posted Feb 23, 2011 Share This Gallery inShare281 Between 1887 and 1892, John C.H.

Frontier Life in the West

Grabill sent 188 photographs to the Library of Congress for copyright protection. Grabill is known as a western photographer, documenting many aspects of frontier life — hunting, mining, western town landscapes and white settlers’ relationships with Native Americans. Most of his work is centered on Deadwood in the late 1880s and 1890s. Title: "The Deadwood Coach" Side view of a stagecoach; formally dressed men sitting in and on top of coach. 1889. Title: Villa of Brule A Lakota tipi camp near Pine Ridge, in background; horses at White Clay Creek watering hole, in the foreground. 1891.

Rebellion: John Horse and the Black Seminoles, First Black Rebels to Beat American Slavery. Douglas A. Blackmon. Little Known Facts About Slavery. Who Sold Whom?

Little Known Facts About Slavery

To quote once again the words of freed slave Ottobah Cugoano, who was writing in the late 18th century, we find the answer: "But I my own, to the shame of my own countrymen, that I was first kidnapped and betrayed by my own complexion, who were the first cause of my exile and slavery ; but if there were no buyers there would be no sellers. " Sins of The Fathers: A Study of the Atlantic Traders 1441-1807", by James Pope-Hennessey, p. 174-5. The Other reasons for African slavery were, as we know, a certain number of anti-social crimes, such as adultery or theft.

There was also, of course, slavery as the fruit of military conquest. But, until the Europeans came upon the scene, slaves were regarded inside Africa as useful and helpful people, whose ownership carried with it specific obligations - to feed, to clothe, to shelter and protect. Interactives archive: Flight. Anatomy of ConcordeOn this detailed cross section, examine the features that enabled it to fly faster than sound.

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Anatomy of a JetlinerLook under the floorboards, above the ceiling, and inside the wings at a jet's sophisticated internal systems. Antique AviationHear three pilots describe what it's like to fly pioneer aircraft. U.S. History II. U.S. History I. ExplorePAHistory.com. Jensen WWW guide to American Civil War & Reconstruction September 2006. Interactive Exhibits. We Choose the Moon: Pre-launch. DocsTeach. Martin Luther King Jr Archive - A Complete Trivia of MLK Jr. Colonial House . Interactive History. Military & Espionage.