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Akron Public Schools, Social Studies 

This site is maintained by the Akron Public Schools social studies department. It was initiated by a Teaching American History grant, “Teaching American History: The Akron Plan,” as a way and to disseminate resources on US history and to share grade-level unit or lesson plans with other teachers.

Cuyahoga Valley National Park Association 
This site provides information about events and educational programming of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.  This organization provides classroom visits and on-site tours that focus on environmental issues and the history of the canal.

The Northeast Ohio Journal of History, Links 
This site maintained by the History Department at the University of Akron, contains primary source documents, book reviews and a set of local history links. 

The Ohio Council for the Social Studies 
The Ohio Council for the Social Studies maintains this site. Their conferences and publications provide a network of services to members throughout the state.

The University of Akron, Department of History 
The University of Akron Department of History contains links to faculty members and current research efforts, as well as a link to the Civil War Journal, the leading academic journal in the field of the American Civil War Era.


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