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Portrait of Christopher Columbus

American Journeys provides eyewitness accounts of North American exploration, from the Vikings in Canada...

Link to 19th-Century Daguerreotype lesson plan

TeachingHistory.org provides lessons, teaching guides, best practices, and other resources for teaching...

The Route of the Corps of Discovery, courtesy of Florentine Films

Lewis and Clark: Mapping the West features maps of the famous expedition. The Corps of Discovery collected 30 maps from...

'Mitchell's Map of the United States.' Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1835. Newberry Library call number: H6083.58.

Historic Maps in K-12 Classrooms offers lesson plans built around historically important maps on 18 topics: Columbus's...


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