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 The Library of Congress provides primary source documents for social studies classes. Chronicling America provides access to historic American newspapers. History Central provides a range of source documents in American history.
Use the Smithsonian's History Explorer to look at Museum artifacts that can be used to teach American history using object-based learning techniques. A Chronology of US Historical Documents from the University of Oklahoma Law School. Our Documents.gov contains links to the 100 milestone documents in American history and more.
The Avalon Project from the Yale School of Law includes primary documents from ancient times to the present. Digital History includes more than 600 annotated documents from the collection written by George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and many others dealing with American politics, diplomacy, and social history. The Resources for Educators Portal to Texas History provides primary source documents from Texas history.
Discover, record, and share history with timelines.com A resource for students, educators and all lovers of American History.  This site includes history videos and activities. From the Museum of the Moving Image, watch presidential campaign commercials from 1952 to the present.

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