Content Provider Programs List

Different Paths to Freedom: Slavery and the American Revolution    based on 1 evaluation(s). - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society 2012-13 Honorable Mention,2013-14,2014-15 Honorable Mention,2015-16
Discover the implications that the American Revolution had on ideas of freedom and liberty. Students will examine the relationship between enslaved African Americans and the American Revolution through an investigation of Lord Dunmore’s Proclamation, James Laf...
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Audience:  3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners

Exploring Primary Sources: Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation   based on 1 evaluation(s). - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society 2012-13 Honorable Mention,2013-14,2014-15 Honorable Mention,2015-16
An examination of political cartoons and paintings that highlight Lincoln's role in emancipation. This program will introduce your students to a different primary source, through a guided inquiry process. The students will engage in primary source analysis and...
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Audience:  3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners

Exploring Primary Sources: John Smith's Map of Virginia    based on 1 evaluation(s). - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society 2012-13 Honorable Mention,2013-14,2014-15 Honorable Mention,2015-16
Maps gained in importance during the Age of Exploration. European explorers needed maps to follow and created their own as they explored new lands. Some maps became so important that they were copied over and over again. These map copies, or derivatives, were ...
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Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners

Finding the "Real" Pocahontas    based on 4 evaluation(s). - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society 2012-13 Honorable Mention,2013-14,2014-15 Honorable Mention,2015-16
The study of Pocahontas is an excellent exercise testing the strength of primary versus secondary sources. Factually we know very little about Pocahontas. These facts are often interwoven with myth and legend surrounding her life. Depictions of Pocahontas thro...
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Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners

From Jamestown to Revolution: Virginia in the Colonial Era    based on 10 evaluation(s). - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society 2012-13 Honorable Mention,2013-14,2014-15 Honorable Mention,2015-16
What happened between 1607 and 1763 in Virginia? Through the use of replica artifacts, pictures, maps, and other primary sources, this program will study how and why Jamestown was the first permanent settlement in Virginia, how Williamsburg was chosen as the f...
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Audience:  4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners

Humor with Edge: Exploring Political Cartoons This program has not yet been evaluated. - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society 2012-13 Honorable Mention,2013-14,2014-15 Honorable Mention,2015-16
For more than two centuries, whenever there has been a debate in the United States, political cartoons have taken part, and in some cases, pushed the debate to its limits.  Political cartoons began as a street-level phenomenon. In the late eighteenth and earl...
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Audience:  9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners

Letters from a '49er: John Robertson Maben and the Search for California Gold!    based on 8 evaluation(s). - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society 2012-13 Honorable Mention,2013-14,2014-15 Honorable Mention,2015-16
In 1849, John Robertson Maben left his home in Virginia on a journey to find California gold. In this program, students can join Maben on his adventure, interpreting his letters, tracing his travels on a nineteenth-century map, and examining the landscape. Wil...
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Audience:  4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners

Picture This: Virginia in the Twentieth Century    based on 4 evaluation(s). - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society 2012-13 Honorable Mention,2013-14,2014-15 Honorable Mention,2015-16
Using photographs and primary sources throughout the twentieth century, this program is designed to allow participants to examine the changes in Virginia and American history during the 20th century. These images address historical themes such as education, in...
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Audience:  3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners

Pocahontas and the Powhatan Indians    based on 62 evaluation(s). - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society 2012-13 Honorable Mention,2013-14,2014-15 Honorable Mention,2015-16
Using primary sources as well as replica artifacts created by Mattaponi Indians, students will learn about what life was like for Woodland Indians by examining the Algonquian speaking Powhatans in Virginia before the first English settlers made it their home.
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Audience:  Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners

Rebuilding America: Reconstruction and Jim Crow    based on 26 evaluation(s). - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society 2012-13 Honorable Mention,2013-14,2014-15 Honorable Mention,2015-16
After the Civil War, Virginians embraced economic development & technological change while resisting political & social change.  This program examines the ways in which Virginians and other former Confederates dealt with rebuilding & reunification after the Ci...
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Audience:  4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners

Sick Call!: Civil War Diseases, Hospitals, & Medicine    based on 3 evaluation(s). - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society 2012-13 Honorable Mention,2013-14,2014-15 Honorable Mention,2015-16
More soldiers died during the American Civil War from diseases than from battle wounds. This program examines how doctors, nurses, and patients in the North and South dealt with sickness and injury. Students will help diagnose sick patients & treat them fo...
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Audience:  6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners

The Civil War: An American Turning Point    based on 46 evaluation(s). - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society 2012-13 Honorable Mention,2013-14,2014-15 Honorable Mention,2015-16
From 1861 to 1865 the country was in a military and social revolution. How we define freedom, liberty, patriotism, and nation today is directly related to the diverse experiences of the individuals who participated in the Civil War.
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners

The Pursuit of Liberty: the Revolutionary War and the Founding of America    based on 49 evaluation(s). - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society 2012-13 Honorable Mention,2013-14,2014-15 Honorable Mention,2015-16
Virginians played an essential role in the creation of the new American nation. From actions during and following the American Revolution to ideas and documents that established the new country, Virginians were involved at every point. During this program stud...
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Audience:  3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners



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