Explore the Scandinavians who took to the sea to seek their fortunes elsewhere through an interactive game, videos, and photos.
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Paul Wilgenkamp helps students connect to community history by visiting a local cemetery.
Takes a look at this particularly American celebration, including how New York was the first state to officially declare a day of Thanksgiving, and how President Lincoln first made Thanksgiving a national holiday in 1863. It also explores period accounts and art that bring Thanksgiving celebrations through the centuries to life, and find out the origins of traditions like the Macy's parade.
Filmed on Lincoln’s 200th birthday, this special event features three Lincoln scholars who share their expertise and answer students’ questions from all over the country.
Series profiles political leaders, artists, and other famous figures
From his birth to the dramatic circumstances of his death, this program examines one of history's most enigmatic figures.