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New(er) Resources

SIT – Social Studies Standards Instructional Tool
Websites & apps for each of the Nebraska State Social Studies Standards and each indicator.

Library of Congress – Tools for Educators

Nebraska Youth Institute

Center for Digital Research in the Humanities

Civil War Resources
Google Digitizes Historic VideoClips

Benjamin Franklin
The breadth of Franklin’s accomplishments through key letters, broadsides, and other documents.

Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820s)
Documents and images for learning about the American Revolution, the Constitution, and the creation of the U.S. Navy.

Expansion and Reform (1801-1868)
Documents, maps, and images for learning about the Lewis and Clark Expedition and the growth of regionalism.

Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Documents and images for learning about “fugitive from labor” cases and black soldiers in the Civil War. provides students, teachers and those interested in the state access to a rich source of facts and viewpoints about Nebraska and its history.

Wessel’s Living History Farm
Wessel’s Living History Farm is a story about the spirit of the American Pioneer and how that spirit grew food in this nation since the first immigrant placed a stake in prairie ground. It’s a story that will continue as long as the human race consumes food.

Pew Global Attitudes Project

European Union

My Name is Nibthacka, A History of Nebraska in Rhyme
A poem by Louise Uden Witzenburg


Updated January 27, 2023 10:34am