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Memorial Day recounts the history of the day we honor those who have died in service to our nation. Learn about some of the first observances. Find out about the history of Veterans Day, the...  (Department of Veterans Affairs) provides lessons, teaching guides, best practices, and other resources for teaching history. See videos on "what is historical thinking," teaching history in elementary school, and...  (, supported by Department of Education)
National Mall App provides maps, walking directions, news, events, and information on the various sites on the National Mall in Washington, DC. The Park Lens feature uses augmented reality to show you...  (National Park Service)
American Memory Timeline helps teachers and students navigate the vast online collections of primary source materials at the Library of Congress. The links, arranged by chronological period, lead to sets of...  (Library of Congress)
The Online Exhibit Hall presents information on the current live and online exhibitions at the National Archives. It features famous documents including the Emancipation Proclamation, the Marshall Plan, the...  (National Archives and Records Administration)
The Archival Research Catalog (ARC) is a searchable database of the cornerstone documents of our government. It has more than 126,000 digitized copies of the National Archives' most popular and significant manuscripts...  (National Archives and Records Administration)
What Is an American? invites students to look at life histories from the interviews of everyday Americans conducted by Works Progress Administration officials between 1936-1940 and determine to what extent...  (Library of Congress)
Centuries of Citizenship: A Constitutional Timeline is an interactive timeline of events marking more than 200 years of our constitutional history. These events tell the evolving story of our Constitution and the role it continues to...  (National Constitution Center)

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