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Encyclopaedia Britannica

WORLD DATA ANALYST 

Highlights include:

 · Country Snapshots: Easy access to printable country statistics including map, area, population, demographic and vital statistics, gross national product, and more.

 

· Country Comparisons: Create your own tables and graphs comparing countries using the most recent statistics or historical statistics, which show changes in countries over time.

 

· Ranked Statistics: See how different countries compare on economic and population measure, or get information on significant geographic features such as highest mountains and largest deserts.

ANNALS OF AMERICAN HISTORY

 Highlights include:

· 2,100 entries from 1493 to the present.

· Speeches, essays, biographies, landmark court decisions, editorials, and more that bring history to life. 

· Photos and multimedia that engage students. Listen tothe first inaugural address of Franklin D. Roosevelt or John F. Kennedy discussing Soviet missles in Cuba. 

 

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SNAG LEARNING

Snag Learning is dedicated to presenting high-quality documentary films as educational tools to ignite meaningful discussion within the learning community.

 

Facts on File

Offers thorough access to more than 15,000 years of Native American culture, history, and heritage.  

Covers the people, places, and events in the broad expanse of history from mid-15th century to the present.

Explores the pre-modern world with in-depth focus on Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and Asia.

A global approach to facilitate the study of countries, places, peoples, and geography concepts and skills.

Explores more than 800 hot topics in business, politics, government, education, and popular culture. 

 

EBSCO

BIOGRAPHIES

Biographies by name or genre...Presidents, U.S. Civil War, Explorers, Native Americans, etc. 

STUDENT RESEARCH CENTER

Magazines, Newspapers, Books & Encyclopedias, Radio & TV transcripts, Country Reports, State/Province Reports, Primary Source Documents, Photos, Maps & Flags.  

 

Discovery Education

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STREAM VIDEOS

Full length and/or segmented videos: American History, Ancient Civilizations, Civics, Geography, World History

 

Gale

Provides global perspectives of international importance and current world events and topics.

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