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Digital Public Library of America

Digital Public Library of America

"The Digital Public Library of America empowers people to learn, grow, and contribute to a diverse and better-functioning society. We do this by maximizing public access to our shared history, culture, and knowledge."

Smithsonian History Explorer


"Smithsonian's History Explorer was developed by the National Museum of American History in partnership with the Verizon Foundation to offer hundreds of free, innovative online resources for teaching and learning American history. The site is designed for use by K-12 teachers and students, afterschool program providers, families, and individuals interested in lifelong learning. History Explorer's resources focus on learning history by ""reading"" objects for the stories they hold about the nation and its many peoples. Learning activities feature artifacts selected from over 3 million items in the Museum's collections, and draw on the expertise of the Museum's renowned curatorial staff. "

History Lessons


"Lessons Worth Sharing"


National Endowment for the Humanities

"Driving excellence in humanities education"

Digital Collections, Available Online, American History

Library of Congress

Docs Teach

National Archives

"DocsTeach is a product of the National Archives education division. Our mission is to engage, educate, and inspire all learners to discover and explore the records of the American people preserved by the National Archives."

CK12 History

CK-12 Foundation

OpenStax Humanities


"Access. The future of education."

Below are a few awesome resources for learning about this subject.

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