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    • Thumb image for Columbus' Letter to the King and Queen of Spain, 1494Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Columbus' Letter to the King and Queen of Spain, 1494

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History, World History, Geography
      In this letter to the King and Queen of Spain, circa 1494, Christopher Columbus lists his recommendations about how Spain should...
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    • Thumb image for 1482 World MapResource Type: Image

      1482 World Map

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, World History, Geography
      This map, from the Library of Congress, depicts how people viewed the world in 1482.
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    • Thumb image for World History MattersResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      World History Matters

      Grades: No grades selected.
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History, World History
      World History Matters offers guides and strategies for analyzing images, maps, newspapers, and other primary sources. Case stud...
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      Discovery & Exploration: Map of Brazil 1671

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Geography
      This map of Brazil, created by Arnoldus Montanus (1625?-1683) is found on the American Memory Project s Map Collection website. ...
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      1492: An Ongoing Voyage

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, World History, Geography
      This resource, from the Library of Congress, examines the first sustained contacts between American people and European explorer...
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      Exploration: 1600s

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Visual Arts, History-Social Science, World History, History & Culture
      This collection of images, from The New York Public Library Digital Gallery, features 22 illustrations of 17th-century explorati...
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      Exploration: 1500s

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Visual Arts, History-Social Science, World History, History & Culture
      This collection of images, from The New York Public Library Digital Gallery, features 60 illustrations depicting 16th-century ex...
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    • Thumb image for Cyberspace Explorer: Getting to Know Christopher ColumbusResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Cyberspace Explorer: Getting to Know Christopher Columbus

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, Technology, United States History and 2 additional..
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, supports third- through fifth-grade students' exploration of multiple online sources to gather...
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    • Thumb image for Explorers' ExperienceResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Explorers' Experience

      Grades: 5 to 8
      Subjects: Visual Arts, History-Social Science, World History
      In this lesson, from ARTSEDGE, students discuss the concept of exploration. They research a world explorer and prepare maps of t...
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    • Thumb image for Christopher Columbus: Extracts from JournalResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Christopher Columbus: Extracts from Journal

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, World History, Geography
      This document, from the Ford University Web site, is from the journal of Columbus, from his voyage of 1492. This resource is ref...
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    • Thumb image for Discovery Channels: Investigating the Legacies of Exploration and ColonizationResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Discovery Channels: Investigating the Legacies of Exploration and Colonization

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, United States History, World History and 2 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students explore the issues surrounding the celebration of Columbus Da...
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    • Thumb image for Mapping the PastResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Mapping the Past

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Geography
      This EDSITEment lesson provides students with experience in working with historical maps as cultural artifacts that reflect the ...
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    • Thumb image for Discovery & Exploration: Map of Americas 1562Resource Type: Image

      Discovery & Exploration: Map of Americas 1562

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Geography
      This map of the Western Hemisphere depicting North and South America, created by Diego Guti rrez (fl. 1554-1569) for King Philli...
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    • Thumb image for Discoverers WebResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Discoverers Web

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History, World History, Geography
      This resource, from Technische Universiteit Eindhoven in the Netherlands, presents a comprehensive set of links to resources abo...
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    • Thumb image for Exploration: 1499 and EarlierResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Exploration: 1499 and Earlier

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Visual Arts, History-Social Science, World History, History & Culture
      This collection of images, from The New York Public Library Digital Gallery, features 50 illustrations depicting exploration pri...
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    • Thumb image for What Is the Legacy of 1492?Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      What Is the Legacy of 1492?

      Grades: 5 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History, World History
      This essay, from the EDSITEment-reviewed Web site Digital History, assesses the impact of Christopher Columbus s discovery of th...
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    • Thumb image for Other Worlds: The Voyage of ColumbusResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Other Worlds: The Voyage of Columbus

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History, World History
      In this lesson, from EDSITEment, students explore the two worlds that made contact when Columbus stepped ashore in the New World...
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    • Thumb image for Victorian Political History: An OverviewResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Victorian Political History: An Overview

      Grades: 8 to 12
      Subjects: Psychology, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Electives and 7 additional..
      This resource, from The Victorian Web, is the index page for the Victorian Political History section. On this page there are li...
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    • Thumb image for Adam SmithResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Adam Smith

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Economics, History-Social Science, World History
      This resource from HyperHistory Online is a brief biography of Adam Smith. His accomplishments in the field of Economics are hig...
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    • Thumb image for MontesquieuResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Montesquieu

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, World History
      This resource from HyperHistory Online is a brief biography of Montesquieu. His political philosophy and its influence on the Am...
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