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Articles with keyword "American history"

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Touring the Battlefields

A colleague pays tribute to a fellow historian and tireless traveling companion.

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The New Deal Network

A website puts depression-era documents into schools.

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Ordinary Virtues

NEH Chairman Bruce Cole talks about cultivating civic life.

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Marion Cott: Building Community in Kansas

Marion Cott works to strengthen community in Kansas.

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Picturing Modern America

A new website encourages students to investigate history the way historians do.

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David McCullough, Chronicler of America

The Librarian of Congress looks at David McCullough's retelling of the American story.

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McCullough

The 2003 Jefferson Lecturer speaks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about the role of the humanities in democracy.

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West by Northwest with the Corps of Discovery

The Corps of Discovery heads into uncharted territory looking for a mythical passage to the Far East.

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Teaching the Nation's History

Scholars are approaching the founding of America in new ways.