|Online exhibit showing how crises in American history have challenged Americans to adapt their conceptions about money and find creative solutions to economic problems. Discusses the use of paper money during the American Revolution, Confederate currency, and emergency currency used during the Great Depression. This highly interactive resource allows visitors to rotate and zoom in on objects for detailed examination. A glossary helps visitors understand challenging vocabulary. |
|Interactive game has players enhance their analytical skills as they decipher clues and closely examine objects from the National Numismatics Collection in order to solve mysteries and escape from the coin vault. A fun way to learn about currency and explore American history. |
| Online exhibit presenting the origins and impact of the suburban strip mall. By moving commercial life out of the central business districts, suburban strips contributed to the economic decline of downtowns. As more people moved into the suburbs these shopping centers also became centers of social life. This is the fourteenth section of the online exhibition America on the Move.|
|Online exhibit on the impact of using containers on the commercial shipping industry. Their use streamlined freight handling, slashed the cost of transporting cargo of all kinds, and made imported goods cheaper. This is the seventeenth section of the online exhibit America on the Move. |
|Teacher-created lesson in which students design T-shirt graphics. They then produce actual T-shirts and sweatshirts to be sold for fundraising.
|Online exhibit about legendary American currency, famous either through printing accidents, errors, or unscrupulous Mint employees producing unauthorized currency. This highly interactive resource allows visitors to rotate and zoom in on objects. A glossary helps visitors understand challenging vocabulary. |