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Oil canvas depiction of the USS Constitution engaged in at sea combat with the HMS Guerriere. The USS Constitution's white sails have impact holes while the HMS Guerriere has heavy damage to the mast and sails.
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Naval History and Heritage Command

Among the archive's digital collections users can find oral histories, biographies, underwater archeology resources, and infographics.
Thumbnail image of a meeting of the League of Nations. It shows three men sitting at the head of the table with other four men and a woman standing behind them.
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The League of Nations Archive

The archive offers an extensive array of primary sources that can be used in the study of global history, international relations, transnational conflict, national border creation, migration, human rights, and historical personages.
Boats and people on a Ghanian river
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Exploring Africa

Its goal is to provide high quality resources about Africa and its nations for K-12 educators. Teachers and students can learn about themes relating to African history and information about specific countries in a well-researched, easily digestible format.
Olympic Museum Logo
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Olympic Museum

The modern Olympic Games have become a symbol of international cooperation and sportsmanship. The IOC states that the Olympics are a forum “where the world comes to compete, feel inspired, and be together."
Home Screen for Germany: Memories of a Nation with a vintage Volkswagen beetle
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Germany: Memories of a Nation

"...MacGregor uses different artifacts and places to discuss specific topics or themes central to German identity, as well as providing historical context for each discussion."
The logo of the website which reads "Visualizing Energy: Data Stories to Guide an Equitable Energy Transition." The background is of a blue sky with windmills. Below there is a tab for featured data stories.
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Visualizing Energy:

By combining written analysis with data visualizations, this project displays how energy policy can affect health and equity in a way that makes it interactive and easy to understand.
A map of the United States with arrows and lines pointing to other countries.
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Globalizing US History

The strength of this site comes from the thorough lesson plans included in the modules. Further, the secondary and primary sources included in each would be a good classroom tool.
Black consonant letters from the Ge'ez script against a white background. There are 26 letters in three rows.
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Ge'ez Script

Ge’ez script is a script used in modern-day Eritrea and Ethiopia that dates back to the 1st century CE.

The top of a healing scroll; the paper is brown and there is a drawing of a saint riding a horse and using a spear to destroy a demon. There is a hole with a rope through the top of the scroll.
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Ethiopian Healing Scrolls

Ethiopian healing scrolls are believed to eliminate sickness by ridding spirits and demons from an ill person. Originating sometime between the 1st and 8th century CE in the Axum empire, the scrolls are still used to this day, and still written in the Ge’ez script of the Axum empire.

Islands under the sphere of Tongan influence in Oceania. The islands are green and the background is blue to represent the water. The screenshot is cropped to focus on the islands in the northwest of the empire.
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Tu'i Tonga Empire Map

The Tu’i Tonga Empire was an Oceanic maritime chiefdom centered on the island of Tongatapu, the main island of Tonga, and flourished between 1200-1500 CE.