Grade Range: 5-12Resource Type(s): Reference MaterialsDate Posted: 8/23/2009
In this section of the online exhibition entitled Treasures of American History, students will learn how biographies of important Americans can reflect the circumstances of their times, provide a personal perspective on the past, and make up a fascinating and multifaceted portrait of American achievement. A Spanish version of the exhibition is available on the exhibition's homepage.
Multimedia instruction, Museum education, Thematic approach
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biography, civil rights, United Mine Workers of America, Einstein, Albert, Ali, Muhammad, Keller, Helen, history, women's history, Franklin, Benjamin, Kennedy, Jackie, First Ladies, UMWA, achievement, Ruth, Babe, chavez, cesar, Lewis, John, Lincoln, Mary Todd, photography, suffrage, Jackson, Andrew
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