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TED presents talks from some of the world's most fascinating people: education radicals, tech geniuses, medical mavericks, business gurus and music legends. Find more than 700 TEDTalk videos (with more added each week) on the official TED app.

Think you’ve seen everything ‘Titanic’ there is left to see? You haven’t until you’ve watched the never-before-seen footage available only in the Titanifacts app. Supported by Northern Ireland Screen, this application holds a wealth of information about the RMS Titanic, from the first bolt put in place in Ireland to her demise in the icy North Atlantic.
 Discovery Education's U.S. Geography

Discovery Education's U.S. Geography app for iPhone and iPod Touch is the perfect way to become an expert in U.S. Geography while being entertained for hours on end. With dozens of breathtaking videos, interactive gameplay, global competition and sharing -- there's never been a more exciting and engaging way to experience U.S. Geography!
 Westward Expansion

1. Journey on the Lewis & Clark expedition
2. Match territories acquired by the U.S.
3. Learn about the causes and effects of the westward expansion

 History: Maps of the World

- Wide variety of historical displays
- Support for Category/Era view
- Keyword Search
- Displays the source about each map
- Zoom in/out (zoom-in/out with pinch, zoom-in with double tab, and zoom-out with two-fingers tap)
- Free screen rotation
 Constitution for the iPad

The United States Constitution
 Declaration of Independence

-Full text with historical notes
-Images of original document
-Images and bios of Signers

 European Exploration:  The Age of Discovery

Explore the new world as a European power in the 15th Century by funding and sending expeditions out into the unknown. Hire captains, build ships and outfit voyages to learn of the wonders of the new world. Expeditions can be dangerous however, so be careful or else Europe may never hear of your discoveries!
World Book: This Day in History

This Day in History for iPad is an interactive multimedia calendar that displays historical events for the current day or any selected day, along with related media such as photos, illustrations, music, and speeches. You can hear the national anthems of countries on the day they became a nation, listen to presidents’ speeches on the anniversaries of their inaugurations, and play sound clips from famous artists on their birthdays.