9-12 Resources

Pre-1865

Slavery
Photo, "An ex-slave," 1897, New York Public Library Digital Gallery

What was it like to be a slave in 19th-century America? Accounts contrast.[...] »

Africans in America
Engraving, Rendition of Anthony Burns, 1854, The Granger Collection.

Trace the history of Africans in America through Reconstruction, with 245[...] »

Post-1865

Freedom's Story: Teaching African American Literature and History
Print, Heroes of the colored race, J. Hoover, c.1881-1183, Library of Congress

Slavery, Reconstruction, the Civil Rights Movement—you have to teach these[...] »

American Originals Part II
Peary sledge party at the North Pole, April 7, 1909 NARA

Introduce students to 25 documents selected by the National Archives for[...] »

Classroom Tools

Historical Thinking & Literacy

Especially for Teachers: Annenberg Media's Online U.S. History Textbook
Photo, ". . . computerized exam," 2001, Extra Ketchup, Flickr, cc

Here's a digital textbook for teachers packed with resources.


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Using Technology

Prezi

Open up a new world between whiteboards and slides with this presentation[...] »