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    Take a Veteran to School Day

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    Check out the latest video for Take A Vet to School, brought to you History.

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  • Civil Rights Act: Introduction
    Civil Rights Act: Introduction

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    Julian Bond narrates this introduction to The Civil Rights Act of 1964. The video is included in the Library of Congress Exhibition “The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom”

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  • Civil Rights Act: Impact
    Civil Rights Act: Impact

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    Congressman John Lewis, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, writer Taylor Branch and others explore the impact of the 1964 Civil Rights Act on American society and throughout the world. The video is included in the Library of Congress Exhibition “The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom”

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    What's New

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    About Save Our History

    Save Our History is an Emmy® Award-winning outreach initiative launched by HISTORY in 1998 to further historic preservation and history education.

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    Study Guides

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  • How The States Got Their Shapes Classroom Guide (PDF)

    How the States Got Their Shapes Classroom Guide for U.S. History, Geography, American Culture, Social Studies and Current Events courses. Recommended for 8th graders and above.

  • America the Story of Us Idea Book (PDF)

    This Idea Book includes episode breakdowns, pre-viewing activities, multimedia activities and a list of reference websites and books.

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