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The Gettysburg Address
Online exhibit telling the story of the Gettysburg Address by focusing on the last handwritten copy of the speech, a manuscript that usually resides in the Lincoln Bedroom of the White House. Includes background information, printable version of the manuscript, transcripts in English and Spanish, and an interactive document that features actor Liam Neeson reading the address.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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The Japanese American Internment: How Young People Saw It
Set of four lessons (grades K–2, 3–5, 6–8, and 9–12) that address the Japanese American internment camps through primary and secondary sources. Younger students read or listen to Baseball Saved Us by Ken Mochizuki. Older students compare and contrast letters from teenage internees. By examining this historical event from multiple perspectives, students gain a more complete understanding of the nuances and human elements of history.
Provider: Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access
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Grade(s): All grades
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The Mask of Lincoln Portfolio Set
Downloadable portfolio version of a National Portrait Gallery exhibition, "One Life: The Mask of Lincoln." Commentary accompanies ten iconic photographs.
Provider: Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8, 9–12, General audience
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The Price of Freedom Collection Search
Online collection search with hundreds of artifacts related to America’s military history.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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The Price of Freedom: Americans at War Homepage
Online exhibit examining how wars have shaped the nation’s history and transformed American society. An interactive timeline, brief movies, and objects from the museum's vast collections present U.S. military history. Includes a collection search, interactive game, and learning resources.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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The Price of Freedom: Learning Resources
resources developed in conjunction with the Price of Freedom: Americans at War Teacher's Manual. Includes video footage, first-person reenactments, oral history interviews, a teacher’s manual/lesson plan, and a Civil War game.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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The United We Stand Campaign
Online exhibit examining the history and purpose of the July 1942 “United We Stand” magazine cover campaign. Authentic magazine covers, objects from the museum's collections, a timeline, and brief video news clips illustrate the collaboration between the Magazine Publishers of America and the US Treasury Department to help generate support for the war effort during World War II, the awards given by the United States flag association, and the history of the motto "United We Stand."
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 9–12
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Time and Navigation
Online exhibition covering the history of navigation at sea, in the air, and in space, from Viking voyages to GPS. Includes an educators area, interviews with professional navigators, personal stories, historical timeline, and a multimedia gallery containing newsreels and film, artifacts, maps, photographs, documents, and illustrations.   
Provider: National Air and Space Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12, General audience
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Treasures of American History: National Challenges
Online exhibit presenting objects from the Smithsonian collection that document the struggles, conflicts, and controversies that have shaped our nation. Topics discussed: American Revolution, slavery, westward expansion, Civil War, women’s suffrage, Great Depression, World War II, Civil Rights movement, and AIDS. Includes a Spanish translation.
Provider: National Museum of American History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Two Perspectives on the Battle of Little Bighorn and Greasy Grass
Lesson plan has students analyze historical perspectives on the Battle of Little Bighorn/Greasy Grass, also known as “Custer's Last Stand.” Students will interpret primary sources, develop critical thinking questions about the perspectives represented in the sources, and synthesize the data into a single version of the battle's history. Targets grades 6-9.
Provider: National Museum of American History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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