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American History

4th - High School | Online resource

Online textbook covering Native American society, colonization, all the way up to modern day US history.

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Curriki American History Units

9th - High School | Online resource

This collection of Open Educational Resources (OERs) has been curated by Curriki for all educators, parents, and students of history. It includes resources that span the scope and sequence of an...

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ENGL405: The American Renaissance

College | Online class

As most famously defined by F. O. Matthiessen in his groundbreaking book, The American Renaissance: Art and Expression in the Age of Emerson and Whitman (1941), the “American Renaissance”...

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History & Government

7th - High School | Online video/YouTube

HippoCampus.org is a free, core academic web site that delivers rich multimedia content—videos, animations, and simulations—on general education subjects to middle-school and high-school teachers...

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History of the United States

4th - College | Online resource

Wikipedia’s lengthy article on the history of the United States.

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Smithsonian's History Explorer

Kindergarten - High School | Online resource

Smithsonian’s History Explorer was developed by the National Museum of American History in partnership with the Verizon Foundation to offer hundreds of free, innovative online resources for...

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Surveys of history

High School - College | Online class

The tutorials in this topic will take you on sweeping journeys through time so that you can get the really BIG picture for how things fit together.

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US history

6th - College | Online class

From a mosquito-ridden backwater to the world’s last remaining superpower, the United States of America is a nation with a rich history and a noble goal: government of the people, by the people,...

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US History Crash Course

9th - College | Online class, Online video/YouTube

In which John Green kicks off Crash Course US History! Why, you may ask, are we covering US History, and not more World History, or the history of some other country, or the very specific history...

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