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Taking the Mystery Out of Copyright


The Library of Congress offers an animated examination of copyright in the United States of America via these short videos for use in the classroom. They offer educators a resource for discussing copyright with students of various ages. Plain-text versions are also available. The videos cover topics inclduing copyright basics, milestones in copyright law, and the steps taken to r ...



The U.S. Department of Education's Teacher-to-Teacher Initiative was designed by teachers for teachers in order to provide technical support, professional development opportunities, and recognition for teachers of all content areas and grade levels.



As its tag line states, Teachers connects educators to "More than 10 million primary sources online" through digitized collections, such as the American Memory Project, at the Library of Congress. Additionally, Teachers links to lesson plans, learning activities, video conference workshops (for professional development), as well as connecting users of the site with librarians.

Teachers' Educational Resources


Teachers' Educational Resources is a USA.gov topic page listing resources for teachers from federal government agencies.



Teaching with Historic Places (TwHP) uses properties listed in the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places to enliven history, social studies, geography, civics, and other subjects. TwHP has created a variety of products and activities that help teachers bring historic places into the classroom.

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation


The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) is an independent federal agency that promotes the preservation, enhancement, and productive use of our Nation's historic resources and advises the President and Congress on national historic preservation policy. The site includes information on the economic impacts of historic preservation, federal and state programs, and Section 106 ...


This is the official National Park Service Civil War website. The approaching Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War (2011-2015) offers the current generation of Americans a most important opportunity to know, discuss, and commemorate this country's greatest national crisis, while at the same time exploring its enduring relevance in the 21st century.

Category:Civil War
The Architect of the Capitol


The Architect of the Capitol is responsible to the United States Congress for the maintenance, operation, development, and preservation of the United States Capitol Complex, which includes the Capitol, the congressional office buildings, the Library of Congress buildings, the Supreme Court building, the U.S. Botanic Garden, the Capitol Power Plant, and other facilities. The site offers information about news a ...

The Charters of Freedom: "A New World is at Hand"


On February 21, 1787, the Continental Congress resolved that: ...it is expedient that on the second Monday in May next a Convention of delegates who shall have been appointed by the several States be held at Philladelphia for the sole and express purpose of revising the Articles of Confederation...

The original states, except Rhode Island, collectively appointed 70 individuals to the Constitutional Convention, but a number did not accept or could not attend. Those who did not ...

The Coalition Provisional Authority


Discontinued after the dissolution of the CPA-Iraq Coalition, this site is an archival mirror of the original site for the Coalition Provisional Authority.

CPA-related News Releases, Briefings Transcripts, Weekly and other updates, Regulations, and documents of Governance are available here. Current information for the new sovereign Iraq may be found on the Category:Iraq

The Global Security Nonproliferation Program


The Global Security Nonproliferation Program operates out of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) for the Department of Energy

Category:Arms Control
The Korean War: Introductory Overview and Special Image Selection


This site from the Naval Historical Center offers a brief explanation of the Korean War, a war that involved the United States Military for three years. The website is very comprehensive, with links to pictures and explanations, and links that continue from there. Many photographs from this conflict are available on this site.

Category:Korean War
The National Center for Preservation Technology and Training


The National Center for Preservation Technology and Training works to advance the application of science and technology to historic preservation. Working in the fields of archeology, architecture, landscape architecture and materials conservation, the Center accomplishes its mission through training, education, research, technology transfer and partnerships. The NCPTT is a part of the ...

The Office of Dietary Supplements


The mission of ODS is to strengthen knowledge and understanding of dietary supplements by evaluating scientific information, stimulating and supporting research, disseminating research results, and educating the public to foster an enhanced quality of life and health for the U.S. population.  This site includes fact sheets that give a current overview of individual vitamins, minerals and other dietary supplements.

The Office of Wounded Warrior Care and Transition Policy


The Office of Wounded Warrior Care and Transition Policy ensures recovering wounded, ill, injured, and transitioning members of the Armed Forces receive equitable, consistent, and high-quality support and services.

The site provides links to Service Programs for Army, Marine Corps, Air Force, Navy and Special Operations Command, along with news for Wounded Warriors.

Category:Armed Forces
The Pentagon Channel


The Pentagon Channel broadcasts military news and information for the U.S. Armed Forces through programming including Department of Defense news briefings, military news, interviews with top defense officials and short stories about the work of our military.

Includes live stream of broadcast as well as an archive of recent videos and podcasts.

Category:Armed Forces
The Smithsonian Institution


The Smithsonian Institution is the world's largest museum complex and research organization composed of 19 museums and 9 research centers. These include the African Art Museum, the Air and Space Museum, the American Art Museum which includes the Category:Art

The U.S. Navy Art Collection


“The Navy Art Collection has over 15,000 paintings, prints, drawings, and sculptures. It contains depictions of naval ships, personnel, and action from all eras of U.S. naval history. Due to the operation of the Combat Art Program, the eras of World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and Desert Shield/Storm are particularly well represented. The Branch manages the art collection, produces exhibits, loans artwork to museums an ...