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Harvest of History     View
Explore this New York village from 1845 and learn about food production in the past and present. Then make your own video using the photos and video clips you collect. Authentic diary entries, maps, and newspaper ads are included.

The Oregon Trail     View
Enjoy the adventure of the Oregon Trail, the historical pathway to the state of Oregon and the entire western United States. Created by the authors of "The Oregon Trail," a television documentary that appeared on PBS.

Kids Pages: United States Patent and Trademark Office     View
Attention Inventors! This site is for you! Games and contests, stories, free posters, a calendar of patent, trademark & copyright history, and much more!

Vote: The Machinery of Democracy     View
Check out this exhibit of ballots, ballot boxes, cartoons, and art to find out about the history of voting methods in the United States. Includes a discussion of Bush v. Gore in the 2000 election.

Today in History: December 7     View
Learn more about the date which will live in infamy. This page gives information about the telegraph announcing the United States' attack on Pearl Harbor, Roosevelt's address to Congress, and other important details. Lots of links to other sites a ...

Salem Witch Trials: The World Behind the Hysteria     View
A look at the Salem Witch Trials, including what life was like in Salem, Massachusetts in 1692, details about the witch hunt and the witch trials.

New Perspectives on The West     View
Take a look at the western United States: the history, people, documents, photographs, and events.

America's Story from America's Library     View
The history of the United States comes to life in this exciting site from the nation's library. Read about famous Americans, listen to and watch old cartoons, music and movies, learn about the different eras and about different states, and much more.

Tale of Three Cities     View
"A vivid look at how life has, and hasn't, changed in the past 2,000 years" by comparing three cities from different millennia: Alexandria, Egypt in A.D.1; Cordoba, Spain in A.D. 1000; and New York City in A.D. 2000.

Stand Up for Your Rights     View
Learn about the history of civil rights in the United States: religious freedom, women & the vote, and school desegregation.



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