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Youtube Channels (3)

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The History Channel

The HISTORY® Channel for historical storytelling

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National Museum of American History

YouTube channel of the Museum's collections, programs, and research interests

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American History TV C-SPAN

Discover the people and events that document the American story

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Documentaries (5)

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The U.S. and the Holocaust

America's response to the Holocaust, and how it challenged the ideals of democracy

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Benjamin Franklin

The revolutionary life of one of the 18th century's most consequential figures

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13th

An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and racial inequality

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The West

A chronicle of the West's turbulent history

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Vietnam: The Ten Thousand Day War

Series on the history of Vietnam and the US

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The U.S. and the Holocaust

America's response to the Holocaust, and how it challenged the ideals of democracy

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Benjamin Franklin

The revolutionary life of one of the 18th century's most consequential figures

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13th

An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and racial inequality

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The West

A chronicle of the West's turbulent history

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Vietnam: The Ten Thousand Day War

Series on the history of Vietnam and the US

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History Videos (3)

Reign of Terror

Murder and Mayhem in the Osage Hills

James Baldwin vs William F Buckley

A legendary debate from 1965

The Full Story of Helen Keller

| The History You Didn't Learn | TIME

Written and Spoken Words

Books (9)

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The Warmth of Other Suns

America's Great Migration is a historical study of the Great Migration

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Black Reconstruction

The first full-length study of the role Black Americans played after the Civil War

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How the South Won the Civil War

Heather Cox Richardson argues democracy's blood-soaked victory was ephemeral

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These Truths

History of America placing truth at the center

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Lies My History Teacher Told Me

History with all its complexity and ambiguity

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An Indigenous Peoples' History of the US

More than four hundred years of U.S. Indigenous history

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Mis-Education of the Negro

Woodson exposes systemic racism in American education

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Liberty Is Sweet

The Revolution focusing on marginalized Americans

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Thirty Years a Slave

Keckley's story of friendship with Mary Todd Lincoln

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Journals (6)

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Journal of the American Revolution

A leading source on the American Revolution and Founding Era

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Journal of African American History

Journal on historical issues facing the African American community

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American Historical Review

AHA journal focused on a variety of fields of historical study

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Hispanic American Historical Review

The preeminent journal in the field of Latin American history

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Early American Studies

Historical aspects of North America in the Atlantic World before 1855

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American Journal of Legal History

The American Journal of Legal History of America

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Blogs (4)

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Carolyn Edwards, PhD

Carolyn Edwards, PhD blogs about historical systemic inequity

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Black Perspectives

Black Perspectives is focused on current research and the lives of people of African descent and humanity.

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The Gilded Age and Progressive Era

History of the United States from the close of the Civil War through World War I.

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National Museum of American History

Stories from the Museum

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Carolyn Edwards, PhD

Carolyn Edwards, PhD blogs about historical systemic inequity

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Black Perspectives

Black Perspectives is focused on current research and the lives of people of African descent and humanity.

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The Gilded Age and Progressive Era

History of the United States from the close of the Civil War through World War I.

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National Museum of American History

Stories from the Museum

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Newsletters (2)

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Carolyn Edwards, PhD

Carolyn Edwards, PhD tells history not often told

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Heather Cox Richardson

Letters from an American newsletter about the history behind today's politics

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Podcasts (3)

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American History Tellers

Events, times and people that shaped our nation

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NPR's Throughline

History from NPR

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Now and Then

Heather Cox Richardson and Joanne Freeman, how the past can inform today’s most pressing challenges

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U.S. Historians

History Organizations (3)

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S.H.E.A.R.

The events and the meaning of United States history between 1776 and 1861

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American Historical Association

The largest professional organization serving historians in all fields and all professions

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Organization of American Historians

The Organization of American Historians promotes excellence in the scholarship, teaching, and presentation of American history.

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Historians (10)

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Jill Lepore

These Truths: A History of the United States was named one of Time magazine's top ten non-fiction books of the decade.

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W.E.B. DuBois

The complexity of who Black Americans have been and are, and why it matters.

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John Hope Franklin

"From Slavery to Freedom", remains among the most notable and widely read works

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Annette Gordon-Reed

Award winning work on the Hemings family of Monticello

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Carter Woodson

Carter Godwin Woodson the founder of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History.

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Gary Nash

His conviction that understanding the past can help to address the inequities of the present ran through all his contributions to the profession.

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Eric Foner

Eric Foner, DeWitt Clinton Professor Emeritus of History at Columbia University, is one of this country's most prominent historians.

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Bernard Bailyn

Bernard Bailyn was an American historian, author, and academic specializing in U.S. Colonial and Revolutionary-era History

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Heather Cox Richardson

Writing for people who want to leave an article feeling “smarter not dumber”

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Woody Holton

Early American history focused on economic history, African Americans, Native Americans, and women

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Political Resources

Facts, Elections, and Voting (3)

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Fact Checking

A nonpartisan source for voters to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics

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Your Elected Officials

Find your local to federal elected officials

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Voter Registration

Information on how you can register to vote by state or territory

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Career Opportunities for Historians

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AHA Postings

The main clearinghouse for jobs, careers, and employment for the historical discipline

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OAH Career Center

Organization of American Historians career center

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Indeed

Historian jobs on Indeed

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U.S. History Online Courses

Sites (1)

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Edx

More than 250 leading institutions including free courses

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