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Programs by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society

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The Pursuit of Liberty: on the Road to Revolution     based on 30 evaluation(s). - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society  2012-13 Honorable Mention, 2013-14
In 1763 Virginia stood as one of the central colonies in Great Britain's empire. Twenty years later the Treaty of Paris was signed, ending a military and social revolution. Our understanding of freedom, liberty, patriotism, and nation today is directly related...
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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Building Blocks of History—An Introduction to Primary Sources This program has not yet been evaluated. - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society  2012-13 Honorable Mention, 2013-14
A museum educator will use primary documents from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society to teach your students about the importance of primary documents. The program will cover how we use these sources to see what really happened in the past, why ...
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 Communities

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John Robertson Maben and the Search for California Gold     based on 2 evaluation(s). - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society  2012-13 Honorable Mention, 2013-14
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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The Old Dominion: All About Virginia This program has not yet been evaluated. - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society  2012-13 Honorable Mention, 2013-14
An interactive fun, fast-paced tour of Virginia! Discover how land, people, and ideas converge to create "The Mother of Presidents." Using modern and historic maps, students will examine industry, topography, official Virginia state symbols and more. Students ...
Availability: By Request ONLY
Audience: Education: Grade(s): 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners, Public Library: Library Patrons, Retirement Communities

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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, 2013-14
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.
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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Free Preview of Programs Offered This program has not yet been evaluated. - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society  2012-13 Honorable Mention, 2013-14
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, 2013-14
Using primary sources as well as replica artifacts created by Mattaponi Indians, students will learn about what life was like for Woodland Indians by examining the Algonquian speaking Powhatans in Virginia before the first English settlers made it their home.
Availability: By Request ONLY
Audience: Education: Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, Grade(s): 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners, University, Public Library: Library Patrons, Retirement Communities

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Rebuilding America: Reconstruction     based on 23 evaluation(s). - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society  2012-13 Honorable Mention, 2013-14
After the Civil War, Virginians eagerly embraced economic development and technological change while resisting political and social change. Indeed, as Virginia moved forward in many ways and living standards improved, society was rigidly segregated by race. Th...
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 Making of America: Expansion, Reform, & the Westward Movement     based on 5 evaluation(s). - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society  2012-13 Honorable Mention, 2013-14
While Virginia was establishing her claim to being “the Mother of Presidents”, nearly a million Virginians left the state between the Revolutionary and American Civil wars. This program examines the contributions of Virginians to the new Republic (Constitution...
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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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, 2013-14
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.
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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Saving Private Scott This program has not yet been evaluated. - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society  2012-13 Honorable Mention, 2013-14
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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A New Old Dominion: Virginia in the Twentieth Century     based on 1 evaluation(s). - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society  2012-13 Honorable Mention, 2013-14
An in-depth examination of digitized images and primary sources 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, industria...
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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Abraham Lincoln, African Americans, and the Emancipation Proclamation     based on 1 evaluation(s). - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society  2012-13 Honorable Mention, 2013-14
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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Ask Us...     based on 7 evaluation(s). - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society  2012-13 Honorable Mention, 2013-14
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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Creating a New Government: Famous Virginians, Founding Documents     based on 4 evaluation(s). - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society  2012-13 Honorable Mention, 2013-14
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.
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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Bulletin Board Material—Our History in Broadsides This program has not yet been evaluated. - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society  2012-13 Honorable Mention, 2013-14
Broadsides are posters (image and/or text based) designed to inform or educate the public. They exist in forms such as advertisements, poems, ballads, and public announcements. Truly ephemeral in nature, broadsides were mostly intended for immediate use and 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 Communities


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