Spotlight on the Magna Carta

 Find out how the principles of the Magna Carta inspired American colonists to declare their independence from England.

Independence Day

The Fourth of July is just a few days away! Learn about the history of our country's birthday and discover why we celebrate Independence Day with flags, fireworks, and parades.


This Day in History

On this day in 1950, the U.S. entered the Korean War. Look back at the origins of this crisis.

Award-Winner: Election Central

PBS LearningMedia's Election Central just received a REVERE Award from the Association of American Publishers. Step inside to explore timely, elections-themed content.

Storybook Creator

The Power of Words: By using a virtual pen, young readers have the ability to change key words in classic stories like "Jack and the Beanstalk" and "The Three Little Pigs." Try it out! 

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