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Cartoons for the Classroom :: AAEC - Association of American Editorial Cartoonists Tooning into history Resources to help you include political cartoons in the study of different eras Herblock's 20th Century: From the Crash to the Millennium Herbert L. Presidential elections, 1860-1912 : Cartoons from Harper's Weekly Lincoln vs. America in Caricature Highlights from the Lilly Library collection of political cartoons. Baldy Editorial Cartoons, 1946-1982, 1997: Civil Rights, Cold War, Vietnam Clifford H. Cartoons from the Clifford H. Civil War and Reconstruction Who was Thomas Nast? His cartoons popularized the elephant to symbolize the Republican Party and the donkey as the symbol for the Democratic Party. Click here to find out more about Thomas Nast, including a biography, timeline and portfolio of his most important cartoons. Political cartoons from the presidency of Franklin D. Waiting for the New Deal, Supreme Court Reform, War years 1942, 1943 . . . Harry S. Post World War II cartoon resources Oliphant's Anthem: Pat Oliphant at the Library of Congress

How The USA Expanded (In One Mesmerizing Animated GIF) The 90-Second History Of Education 9.80K Views 0 Likes Well here's an insanely detailed infographic to peruse. It's the history of education and details the past, present, and future. Rewind Your VHS Tapes Or Face $1 Penalty 623 Views 0 Likes Was it really that long ago when you had to stand up and walk across the room to rewind our VHS tapes to re-watch a favorite scene or catch a softly spoken line that you missed? POP QUIZ: What Is History? 3.42K Views 0 Likes I love these thought-provoking questions. Digital History We are very sorry, but you have reached a page that has moved or no longer exists. Please visit our home page to experience our new look and updated navigation. On August 8, 2012, Digital History switched to a new interface. We have been restructuring the database and the organization of Digital History for the past three years, and we feel this makeover will significantly improve the usability of our materials. In our new interface, materials are organized by era, so users will easily be able to view many different types of resources for a particular era such as the textbook, images, primary sources, multimedia and teacher materials. Although the links to our textbook, primary sources, and other educational materials changed in the new interface, we believe the benefits significantly outweigh any inconvenience. Please email Sara McNeil at smcneil@uh.edu if you have any questions about Digital History.

Welcome to OurDocuments.gov The following is a list of 100 milestone documents, compiled by the National Archives and Records Administration, and drawn primarily from its nationwide holdings. The documents chronicle United States history from 1776 to 1965. Complete List of Documents Please note that you can always use the thumbnail images at the top of every page to navigate directly to any of the 100 Milestone Documents. home 100 milestone documents the people's vote tools for educators news & events national competitions about this site contact information related resources search Privacy & Use Accessibility

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DocsTeach Help your students think through primary source documents for contextual understanding and to glean information to make informed judgments. The first few times you ask students to work with primary sources, and whenever you have not worked with primary sources recently, be sure to model careful document analysis. Direct students’ attention to the procedures involved and the kinds of questions you ask about the documents. After several instances of modeling, ask students to work as a class to analyze documents, vocalizing the process as they go. Eventually, students will internalize the procedure and be able to go through these steps on their own every time they encounter a primary source document. Remind students to practice this same careful document analysis for every primary source they see. Learn more about introducing your students to primary source documents. For any type of document — a written document, image, map, chart, graph, audio or video — move through the following steps:

Wordplay - Spanish Vocabulary Game National Geographic - Inspiring People to Care About the Planet Since 1888 Overview - The Great Gatsby: Primary Sources from the Roaring Twenties - Lesson Plan Back to Lesson Plans Lesson Overview In order to appreciate historical fiction, students need to understand the factual context and recognize how popular culture reflects the values, mores, and events of the time period. Since a newspaper records significant events and attitudes representative of a period, students create their own newspapers utilizing primary source materials from the American Memory collections. Objectives Students will be able to: locate, analyze, and evaluate primary source images and text from the American Memory collections; and synthesize fictional events and primary source materials as they create parallel stories for a newspaper project. Standards Time Required One week Recommended Grade Level Topic News, Journalism & Advertising Arts & Culture Era Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929 Credits Margie Rohrbach and Janie Koszoru

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