9-12 Resources

Pre-1865

Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Americas: A Visual Record

Showcases more than 1,230 images depicting the enslavement of Africans, the[...] »

Denmark Vesey
An official report of the trials of sundry Negroes, 1822

Tried and executed in 1822, along with many other slaves, for a plotted[...] »

Post-1865

The Tet Offensive
Eddie Adams, Vietcong shooting prisoner cropped

American historians have depicted the Tet Offensive as the turning point for[...] »

Panic of 1873
Panic as a Health Officer Cleaning the Streets

Beginning in Europe, the Panic of 1873 quickly spread to the United States[...] »

Classroom Tools

Historical Thinking & Literacy

Turning Students into Historians
Photo, Student opening night, Jasmine Alinder

How do you engage students with primary sources and their community[...] »

Using Technology

Digital History
Engraving, The death of Cpt James Cook.., 1790, Ntnl Oceanic and Atmospheric Adm

Multimedia resources for teaching slavery, private life, technology, and[...] »