Beyond Virginia History

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History Matters
This award-winning site offers a range of resources, including 1000 primary documents in text, image, and audio; an annotated guide to 850 of the best U.S. History websites; guides to using various kinds of online primary sources, such as oral history and maps; and moderated discussions about teaching. Designed for teachers of U.S. History survey courses at high schools and colleges around the world, History Matters provides an excellent starting point for investigating American history online.
Exploring U.S. History
Online teaching modules for a U.S. history survey course covering the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries, including topics on indentured servitude, runaway slaves, antebellum popular culture, and advertisements in modern magazines.
Teaching American History
These projects were created by Virginia and Maryland school districts in collaboration with the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media and Department of History and Art History at George Mason University with funding by the U.S. Department of Education. The projects provide exceptional professional development opportunities for teachers to improve their content knowledge of history by working with professional historians ane museum educators.
The September 11 Digital Archive
This site uses electronic media to collect, preserve, and present the history of the September 11, 2001 attacks in New York, Virginia, and Pennsylvania and the public responses to them. It has become the leading digital repository of material related to the events of 9/11/2001 and includes more than 150,000 first-hand accounts, emails, images, and other digital materials.

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