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History by Era

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Resource:History by Era
Provider:The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Summary:Age Range: 10-18 (Grades 5-12, with parental supervision). This website from The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is a "gateway" to the historical content available from the Institute.
Description:Arranged chronologically by era, visitors will find scholarly introductions to the topics, essays written by historians, primary resources including images and transcripts, multimedia presentations, lesson plans and other classroom materials. Eras include:
  • The Americas to 1620
  • Colonization & Settlement, 1585-1763
  • The American Revolution, 1763-1783
  • The New Nation, 1783-1815
  • National Expansion & Reform, 1815-1860
  • Civil War & Reconstruction, 1861-1877
  • Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900
  • Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929
  • Great Depression & WWII, 1929-1945
  • 1945 to the Present
Information is also sorted by "Themes":
  • African American History
  • American Indian History
  • Art, Music, and Film
  • Economics
  • Global History and US Foreign Policy
  • Government and Civics
  • Immigration and Migration
  • Literature and Language
  • Arts
  • Military History
  • Reform Movements
  • Religion
  • Women's History
For each era or theme, information is presented in the same fashion beginning with an overview essay, then sub-era essays as well as available primary resources, teaching resources, a timeline of events, key vocabulary, multimedia and more.

This site provides an excellent place for the student to research American history or to dig deeper into a historical topic of interest.
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C A T E G O R I E S
Orientation:General
Subjects:Social Studies
Teaching Methods:Online Interactive
I N T E N D E D   F O R:
Ages:10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18
Grades:5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12
F O R   M O R E   I N F O R M A T I O N
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