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David Hilton

Creating History - 12 views

    Could be useful for classroom or homework activities.
Christy Hanna

Setting Sail: Irish Immigrants During the Potato Famine - 2 views

    This site discusses experiences aboard ships crossing the Atlantic.
Caryn Koplik

America in Class Primary Source Collections, Lessons, and Online Seminars. - 10 views

Free primary documents, ready for classroom use, with notes and questions. Perfect for teaching the Common Core standards.

primary sources images documents america usa sources secondary sources c20th c19th c18th c17th

started by Caryn Koplik on 07 Sep 12 no follow-up yet
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Deven Black

Teachers' Domain: Mission US: Flight to Freedom - 5 views

    "Flight to Freedom," takes place in northern Kentucky and southern Ohio, and begins in summer 1848. The game is divided into five parts, as well as a framing prologue and epilogue. Students play this interactive adventure game and assume the role of Lucy. As the game opens, Lucy is a young slave on the King family's plantation outside of Lexington.
Rob Jacklin

Tenement Museum | From Ellis Island to Orchard Street with Victoria Confino - 12 views

    Both the museum itself and the site are terrific. Lots of primary source narratives.
Deven Black

SS Curriculum Guides - 22 views

    These are a set of out-of-print guides made by the NYC Board of Education in 1993-1994. They are full of primary sources, short text selections and activities which many teachers have found very useful. Although designed for 7th and 8th grade they can be modified for high school and elementary school. Many teachers have used these over the last 17 years to help them develop their lessons. They are large files so they will take a few minutes to open. Note that both sets follow the same format but the 8th grade guides were done with a modern text style and therefore "looks" much better.
Deven Black

Educational Resources | NAPT - 8 views

    Native American Public Telecommunications
Brian Peoples

Don Cheadle on African American Lives: What He Discovered - 5 views

    Interesting story that links Indian Removal (1830s) with the Civil War and Reconstruction, then includes the consequences of the Dawes Act - which benefited Cheadle's family but few Natives.

Oregon Trail Journal/blog - 5 views

    Over the next several months I'll be blogging the 1853 Oregon Trail journal of Elizabeth Goltra. Each day one of her entries will be posted and plotted on a map to track her progress across the plains. So, if you like fording creeks and cholera ...
Rob Jacklin

3D American Civil War on Google Earth - 18 views

    "Informing you about 3D models of Civil War related places, buildings, and structures that are featured in Google Earth or created with the Sketchup software."
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