"In the Beginning, all America was Virginia."
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Virginia history and education resources on the web

Visit our Read, Watch, Listen page to access audio and video from past lectures. Many of our videos were created for teachers and students.

Are you looking for more resources about Virginia history? Take a look at a few of the resources we recommend. Whether you are a teacher, parent, or student, these resources are appropriate for all ages.

Here are some of the websites we recommend:

The University of Virginia Multimedia Guide to the Virginia Standards of Learning

EDSITEment (National Endowment for the Humanities) - Subject-based access to top humanities sites, EDSITEment lesson plans and at-home activities, and additional learning activities.

Virginia Department of Education - History and Social Science Standards of Learning Teacher Resource Guide

The Library of Congress

America's Story - Fun site for kids and families
(Library of Congress)

American Memory - Historical Collections for the National Digital Library
(Library of Congress)

American Memory Learning Page
Organized help for students, teachers, and life-long learners (Library of Congress)

THOMAS - Legislative information on the Internet
Online access to legislative documents like the Constitution (Library of Congress)

Political Conventions in American History
Page from the About.com network

National Park Service - Discover Our Shared Heritage Travel Itinerary Series
Itinerary features historic places in the James River, Virginia, area:

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