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Xtimeline:
Free web-based timeline to explore, create, share, and discuss timelines. Embed timeline on blog, create badge to share on online communities, email them, and create a URL. Discuss timelines, rate them and invite friends. You have the option to approve changes on a timeline before they are posted if working on a collaborative timeline.

Who should register? Teachers, Students
Does the site require an email address to browse timelines on the site? No, anyone can view public timelines.
Does the site require an email address to create a timeline? Yes, you must have an account to create stacks.
Are there privacy settings available? Yes.
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Footnote: View original source documents of historical and personal significance. You can comment on the documents and leave notes and feedback. (Newspapers, photos, letters, and much more.) Please note that some of the content requires a paid subscription, but you can view a lot of the content for free.) Check out what this site can do.

Who should register? Teachers
Does the site require an email address to browse documents on the site? No, anyone can view the free documents.
Does the site require an email address to register? Yes. As soon as you sign up for an account, you will be able to do more than view documents.
Are there privacy settings available? No. The point of this site is to share original documents with the world.
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MetaCarta: Find today's news from all over the world. Find content about a place by viewing results on a map. Metacarta indexes more than 1,400 sources, including stories from the Associated Press, Reuters, and other news sites and blogs.

Who should register? You do not need to register.
Does the site require an email address to search or read the news on the site? No, anyone can view the news.
Does the site require an email address to register? No.
Are there privacy settings available? No. The content is for everyone to view. The viewer/ reader does not add content.
Example Below:

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