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EDSITEment offers subject-based access to top humanities sites, EDSITEment lesson plans, and at-home activities. Subject areas include literature and language arts, foreign languages, art and...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Country Studies/Area Handbooks presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world. It...  (Library of Congress)
World Factbook provides in-depth country profiles with information on geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues. It includes maps of...  (Central Intelligence Agency)
World History Matters offers guides and strategies for analyzing images, maps, newspapers, and other primary sources. Case studies (written by teachers) discuss the teaching of 16 primary sources, from...  (Center for History and New Media, George Mason University, supported by National Endowment for the Humanities)
Latin America and the Caribbean: Peace Corps provides lessons around stories, letters, poems, and folk tales from experiences of Peace Corps volunteers. Topics include the geography and cultures of the Dominican Republic...  (Peace Corps)
Portals to the World is a starting point for studying other countries and parts of the world. Learn about the culture, economy, geography, government, history, languages, politics, religions, and other...  (Library of Congress)
U.S. Institute of Peace: Publications features analyses and policy recommendations on current international affairs issues, particularly on the prevention and resolution of conflict. Recent publications focus on Iran's...  (U.S. Institute of Peace)
Country Background Notes provides factual descriptions of the world's independent states, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. Learn about the people, history, government, political conditions, economy, geography...  (Department of State)
Kids' Page: Central Intelligence Agency provides lesson plans on problem solving, gathering and analyzing information, myths about the CIA, the role of intelligence in war, codes and code-breaking, and the importance of...  (Central Intelligence Agency)
Careers: Central Intelligence Agency describes career opportunities with the CIA that include analytical positions, clandestine service, language positions, scientists, engineers and technology, and support services...  (Central Intelligence Agency)
Library of Congress: Exhibits features background information on current exhibitions at the Library's Thomas Jefferson Building, in Washington, D.C., and a list of the Library's online exhibitions...  (Library of Congress)
Smithsonian Education offers more than 1,200 education resources aligned with standards of learning in every state. Simply enter your state into the search engine to find lesson plans, virtual exhibitions...  (Smithsonian Institution)
Artistic Exchange: Europe and the Islamic World presents 31 paintings, bowls, and other objects that illustrate the Islamic world's influence on European art. Elements of Islamic art are identified in each of the European pieces...  (National Gallery of Art)
The Library of Congress Catalogs maintains a searchable database of about 12 million records -- books, serials, computer files, manuscripts, cartographic materials, music, sound recordings, and visual materials...  (Library of Congress)
H-NET, Humanities Online is an interdisciplinary organization of scholars dedicated to developing the educational potential of the Internet. The site includes discussion areas on a growing list of cultural...  (Michigan State University, supported by National Endowment for the Humanities)
Ask a Librarian provides basic research assistance related to business and economics; the humanities and social sciences; genealogy, U.S. local history, and heraldry; newspapers, current periodicals...  (Library of Congress)
Using Primary Sources in the Classroom offers suggestions for using photos, documents, and other artifacts to help make history come to life for students. Suggestions include the use of inventions, uniforms, fashion...  (Library of Congress)
InTime offers 400 video vignettes of pre K-12 teachers using technology in language arts, math, science, and other instruction. A conceptual model for analyzing the use of technology in...  (Department of Education)
A Walk Through Time looks at the evolution of timekeeping—how humans have measured the passage of time throughout history. The site describes and shows depictions of ancient calendars, sun and water...  (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
Copyright on the Web answers 11 questions students, teachers, & parents may have about using web images, sound recordings, and text in papers, presentations, and web projects...  (Library of Congress)
Library of Congress LIVE is a series of free events and webcasts that combine the treasures from the Library's collections with music, dance and dialogue. Webcast archives include the invention, art, and...  (Library of Congress)

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