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History Wired

A highly interactive site that gives you the opportunity to see and read about objects in the Smithsonian Institution. Navigate the site by clicking on the topics beneath the timeline to see where the objects are. By clicking on the object square, you will see a picture of the object and get a description of it. Requires Java, but a text version is available.

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• Pictures and/or Illustrations • Biographical Information

• High School Middle School Elementary School

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