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100 Milestone Documents
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A collection of one hundred documents that are significant in shaping the history of the United States, beginning with the Lee Resolution of June 7, 1776, and ending with the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

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Social Studies
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Primary Source
Provider:
U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
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Milestone Documents
Date Added:
08/07/2023
100 Milestone Documents: Gibbons v. Ogden(1824)
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Use this site to learn all about this Supreme Court decision that dealt with interstate commerce. View an image of the original document and read the complete text.

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Primary Source
Provider:
U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
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Milestone Documents
Date Added:
10/03/2023
13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Abolition of Slavery
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Take a look at an image of the constitutional amendment that put an end to slavery in the United States. Interactive image is accompanied by an overview of the amendment's inception and adoption, as well as document transcript.

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Primary Source
Provider:
U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
Provider Set:
Milestone Documents
Date Added:
08/07/2023
1492: An Ongoing Voyage
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An exhibit by the Library of Congress supplies diverse facts on the famous 1492 voyage. The exhibition first examines the encounter between the European explorers and the native people. They explore five geographical areas: The Caribbean Island Societies, the Middle American Cultures, the Andes, Life in the Highlands, the South Atlantic Peoples, and the Diverse Societies of North America. The changing order of the Mediterranean World gives a new perspective to the discovery of America. The entry for Christopher Columbus, too, gives a different slant on the Man and the Myth. The entire site is fortified with pictures and descriptions of artifacts from the time. All in all, the Library of Congress presents multiple routes for discussions on Columbus Day.

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Library of Congress
Date Added:
08/28/2023
The 1828 Campaign of Andrew Jackson and the Growth of Party Politics
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Changes in voting qualifications and participation, the election of Andrew Jackson, and the formation of the Democratic Party"”due largely to the organizational skills of Martin Van Buren"”all contributed to making the election of 1828 and Jackson's presidency a watershed in the evolution of the American political system.

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History
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Provider Set:
EDSITEment!
Date Added:
11/19/2020
1896: New Immigrants
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1896, A Website for Political Cartoons provides a site from the collection of information concerning the Election of 1896, "New Immigrants" give us a view of immigration from a political standpoint.

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Social Studies
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Primary Source
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Vassar College
Date Added:
08/07/2023
The 1920's Ku Klux Klan from an Immigrant Perspective: Lesson 1-Background on the Ku Klux Klan
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The following education materials have been created to engage students with digitized foreign language newspapers. Students will learn how to search the Chronicling America website to find evidence of the past, detect bias in newspaper articles, and analyze the activities of the 1920s Ku Klux Klan in a historical context and from an immigrant perspective. Lesson 1 of 3.

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American History
Ohio in the United States
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Provider:
Ohio History Connection
Provider Set:
Ohio Memory
Date Added:
05/18/2022
The 1920's Ku Klux Klan from an Immigrant Perspective: Lesson 2 The 1920's Ku Klux Klan and Ohio Immigrant Reaction
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The following education materials have been created to engage students with digitized foreign language newspapers. Students will learn how to search the Chronicling America website to find evidence of the past, detect bias in newspaper articles, and analyze the activities of the 1920s Ku Klux Klan in a historical context and from an immigrant perspective. Lesson 2 of 3.

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American History
Ohio in the United States
Social Studies
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Activity/Lab
Lesson
Provider:
Ohio History Connection
Provider Set:
Ohio Memory
Date Added:
05/18/2022
The 1920's Ku Klux Klan from an Immigrant Perspective: Lesson 3 - Newspaper Editorial for Immigrant Newspaper
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The following education materials have been created to engage students with digitized foreign language newspapers. Students will learn how to search the Chronicling America website to find evidence of the past, detect bias in newspaper articles, and analyze the activities of the 1920s Ku Klux Klan in a historical context and from an immigrant perspective. Lesson 3 of 3.

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American History
Ohio in the United States
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Provider:
Ohio History Connection
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Ohio Memory
Date Added:
05/18/2022
1941 Axis Momentum Accelerates in WW2
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Describes the successes of the Axis Powers as they expand their reach across Europe, Hitler's decision to invade the Soviet Union, and the entry of the United States into the war after Pearl Harbor is attacked. [12:12]

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Audio/Video
Lesson
Provider:
Khan Academy
Date Added:
11/14/2023
1942 Tide Turning in World War II in Europe
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1942 saw the Allies beginning to gain the upper hand against the Axis in North Africa, and the Germans began to struggle in the Soviet Union. [5:12]

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Social Studies
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Khan Academy
Date Added:
11/14/2023
1945 - End of World War II
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Discusses the events of 1945 as the Allies advanced in Europe, forced Germany's surrender, made preparations for what would happen at the end of the war. Meanwhile, the fight against Japan continued until the dropping of the atomic bombs there. [8:04]

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Social Studies
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Provider:
Khan Academy
Date Added:
11/14/2023
1961-1963 Cuban Missile Crisis and Aftermath
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This site has information from the Yale Law School on international relations resulting from the Cuban Missile Crisis. Links to further information and related topics can be found within the text.

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Yale University
Provider Set:
The Avalon Project
Date Added:
08/28/2023
1968: A Time of Change
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Explore how the events and cultural and political changes that occurred in 1968 came to represent the upheaval and dramatic changes in American life during the 1960s.

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Interactive
Lesson
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Date Added:
11/06/2023
The 1980s Farm Crisis Collection
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This 90-minute film was produced by Iowa PBST Farm Crisis. This feaure examines the economic and personal disasters that afflicted the agriculture sector in the 1980s.

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Date Added:
09/01/2022
19th Amendment to the U.S. Const.
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This site contains a good overview of the 19th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. It gives background information on women's suffrage, provides the transcript of the actual document, and allows you to view an image of the document.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Primary Source
Provider:
U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
Provider Set:
Milestone Documents
Date Added:
10/03/2023