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Programs by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society

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An American Turning Point: The Civil War      based on 13 evaluation(s). - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society  2012-13 Honorable Mention
From 1861 to 1865 Virginia stood at the center of a military and social revolution. How we define freedom, liberty, patriotism, and nation today is directly related to the diverse experiences of the individuals who participated in the Civil War.
This program...
Availability: By Request ONLY
Audience: Education: Grade(s): 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners, University, Public Library: Library Patrons, Retirement Communities

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Exploring Primary Sources: Abraham Lincoln, African Americans, and the Emancipation Proclamation     based on 1 evaluation(s). - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society  2012-13 Honorable Mention
Two years of fighting changed what the American Civil War was about. Beginning in 1863, the North no longer fought only to save the Union, but also to end slavery. Lincoln believed ending slavery was the only way to win the war and not have to fight again.
Th...
Availability: By Request ONLY
Audience: Education: Grade(s): 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners, community college, Public Library: Library Patrons, retirement center

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Famous Virginians, Founding Documents     based on 4 evaluation(s). - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society  2012-13 Honorable Mention
Virginians played an essential role in the creation of the new American nation. From actions during and following the American Revolution to ideas and documents that established the new country, Virginians were involved at every point. During this program stud...
Availability: By Request ONLY
Audience: Education: Grade(s): 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners, community college, Public Library: Library Patrons, retirement center

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From Civil War to Civil Rights: The African American Experience in Virginia (Part 2)     based on 6 evaluation(s). - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society  2012-13 Honorable Mention
Emancipation and the end of the Civil War brought promises of equality for African Americans in Virginia and throughout the South. It took the better part of a century for those promises to begin to be realized. This program will identify and examine the effec...
Availability: By Request ONLY
Audience: Education: Grade(s): 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners, community college, Public Library: Library Patrons, retirement centers

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Virtual Tour: The Story of Virginia     based on 3 evaluation(s). - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society  2012-13 Honorable Mention
Virtual tours of the Virginia Historical Society’s award-winning exhibition, The Story of Virginia, are tailored to meet the requirements of grade-specific standards of learning (SOLs). The virtual tour format is a blend of presentation and question and answer...
Availability: By Request ONLY
Audience: Education: Grade(s): 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners, University, Public Library: Library Patrons, Retirement Communities

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Slavery and Emancipation: The African American Experience in Virginia (Part 1) This program has not yet been evaluated. - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society  2012-13 Honorable Mention
This program examines the African American experience in Virginia from the earliest sighting of Africans in Virginia in 1619, through the seventeenth century beginnings of enslavement to emancipation. In addition to the history of the institution, this program...
Availability: By Request ONLY
Audience: Education: Grade(s): 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners, university, Public Library: Library Patrons, retirement center

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Virginia and the Westward Movement     based on 5 evaluation(s). - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society  2012-13 Honorable Mention
This program examines the nineteenth-century movement of Virginians to the West and their contributions to settling the American frontier. Using primary sources from Virginians who traveled west, along with reproductions of objects that might have been found o...
Availability: By Request ONLY
Audience: Education: Grade(s): 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners, University, Public Library: Library Patrons, Retirement Communities

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Exploring Primary Sources: John Robertson Maben and the Search for California Gold     based on 1 evaluation(s). - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society  2012-13 Honorable Mention
In 1849, John Robertson Maben traveled to California in search of gold. In a series of thirteen letters, Maben describes his travels to his wife, Sarah. These letters are especially vivid as Maben was witness to events both momentous and mundane. He wrote of t...
Availability: By Request ONLY
Audience: Education: Grade(s): 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners, University, Public Library: Library Patrons, Retirement Communities

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Free Preview of Programs Offered This program has not yet been evaluated. - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society  2012-13 Honorable Mention
This preview will share the highlights from our programming ranging from studies of the Virginia Indians before the English settlers to the story of Virginia in the 20th century.
Availability: By Request ONLY
Audience: Education: Curriculum Director, Technology Director, Video Conferencing Contact, Principal, Teacher, Media Specialist/Librarian, K-12 Educator, Administrator, Adult Learners, Public Library: Library Staff

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Pocahontas and the Powhatan Indians     based on 17 evaluation(s). - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society  2012-13 Honorable Mention
Much of what historians now know about the Indians we call "the Powhatans" is derived from English sources, as the Powhatans had no written language. The Algonquian speaking Powhatans provide an example of Eastern Woodland Indian life and culture.

Using pr...
Availability: By Request ONLY
Audience: Education: Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, Grade(s): 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners, University, Public Library: Library Patrons, Retirement Communities

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The Civil War Soldier     based on 23 evaluation(s). - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society  2012-13 Honorable Mention
Students will explore the everyday experience of a Civil War soldier, focusing on aspects of camp life such as clothing, food, and letters from home. From the perspective of those who fought, students will gain insight into the war and its consequences.
Availability: By Request ONLY
Audience: Education: Grade(s): 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners, University, Public Library: Library Patrons, Retirement Communities

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The Pursuit of Liberty, Virginia and the American Revolution     based on 30 evaluation(s). - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society  2012-13 Honorable Mention
The program highlights the role and influence of famous and everyday Virginians in the decision to split from Great Britain, the Revolutionary War, and the establishment of the new country.
Availability: By Request ONLY
Audience: Education: Grade(s): 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners, University, Public Library: Library Patrons, Retirement Communities

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Ask Us...     based on 7 evaluation(s). - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society  2012-13 Honorable Mention
The education staff of the Virginia Historical Society is at your disposal in this program. Spend time talking with and interviewing a historian about any part of Virginia history. This highly interactive discussion serves as a perfect refresher for end of the...
Availability: By Request ONLY
Audience: Education: Kindergarten, Grade(s): 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners, community colleges, Public Library: Library Patrons, retirement centers

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Exploring Primary Sources: Saving Private Scott This program has not yet been evaluated. - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society  2012-13 Honorable Mention
In this program, students will explore a mother's agonizing search for her missing son as revealed in the letters of Confederate General Robert E. Lee, Union General Joseph Hooker, and a number of other Union and Confederate officers as they tried to determine...
Availability: By Request ONLY
Audience: Education: Grade(s): 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners, community college, Public Library: Library Patrons, Retirement Communities

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Snapshots in Time, Virginia in the 20th Century     based on 1 evaluation(s). - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society  2012-13 Honorable Mention
"Snapshots in Time" is an in-depth examination of digitized images from the Virginia Historical Society's collection that can be used to address themes in post–1865 Virginia and American history. These images address historical themes such as education, indust...
Availability: By Request ONLY
Audience: Education: Kindergarten, Grade(s): 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners, University, Public Library: Library Patrons, Retirement Communities


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