US HISTORY - UP TO CIVIL WAR
US HISTORY - POST CIVIL WAR
WORLD HISTORY LINKS
GENERAL HISTORY RESOURCES
Audio - Historic Speeches
Best of History Web Sites
Constitutional Law Center
Core Documents of U.S. Democracy
Eyewitness The theme for this website is "History through the eyes of those who lived it." Until modern times, this entails reading portions of diaries and other writings. For modern history, hear audio clips of famous speeches, entertainment of the era, and news clips. The snapshots allow you to view the times in a whole new way.
The History Channel Site
The History Channel Travel will take to grandma's house and beyond.
The History Place
Historical Text Archives
History/Social Studies Web Site for K-12 Teachers
Information Links to all Fifty States
K-12 Social Studies Link - by Grade
Selected Social Studies Web Sites
Social Studies Resources
Treasures of Congress
The University of Oregon's Historical and Cultural Atlas will take you from the ruins of Europe to the temples of Asia. They also have a timeline of maps that cover the history of the United States. It's a must see!
Voices of Youth
World Safari-Every month a new place
WPA Think Tank Timeline
American Century at the Whitney Museum: 1900 - 2000
American Memory Collections at the Library of Congress
American Treasures from the Library of Congress
Access Indiana - US History Links
The American Memory Page from the Library of Congress
American Museum of Photography Meet Matthew Brady, the legendary Civil War photographer and enjoy other features and exhibits.
Ask a Historian A web site of the National Park Service that connects students or teachers directly to historians via e-mail. Must have e-mail capabilities.
California Heritage: Digital Image Access project Thousands of digitized photographs from the historical archives of Bancroft Library of UC, Berkeley.
Digital Images of Radicalism An astounding collection of FREE pictures, documents and posters from various America protest movements housed by the University of Michigan. Search by alphabet or topic.
History Channel.com/ Where the past comes alive
HyperHistory.com/ HyperHistory presents 3,000 years of world history with a combination of colorful graphics, lifelines, timelines, and maps.
History/Social Studies Web Site for K-12 Teachers & Students
Index Resources for Historians
From Revolution to Reconstruction (Hypertext approach to US History)
SCORE History Social Studies site
Sounds of the 20th Century
Wayback: US History for Kids Travel back in time to with Wayback in American History
World History Compass Huge collection of links
Westchester County, NY History
Putnam Valley List of Hudson Valley Sites of Interest
AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY
African American History through the Arts
Africans in America Resources from the PBS series includes documents, essays, and teacher's resources.
The Amistad Case Slaves rebel and take over the Amistad
Black Facts On-Line
Black History Month Great site from the History Channel
Black History Month from Biography.com
Black History Month from Time for Kids
Black History Month from CNN.com
Black History Month from Enchanted Learning
Black History: Exploring African-American Issues on the Web
Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords The story of the black press in America from PBS.
Frederick Douglass Papers
Great Day in Harlem Meet Count Basie, Dizzy Gillespie, Maxine Sullivan and Lester Young at a Great Day in Harlem.
Harlem, 1900-1940: An African-American Community Developed by the New York Public Library, this site includes an exhibit, archival photographs, timeline, and resources for teachers that include lessons to go with the photographs.
Harlem: Mecca of the New Negro Survey Graphic was a social work magazine of the 1920's. This site includes the entire edition of the magazine for March, 1925 which was focused on what is now termed the Harlem Renaissance. An outstanding source for primary materials.
Jackie Robinson and Other Baseball Highlights 1860 -1960 A Library of Congress exhibition. Great Original Source photographs. Well written background information.
Pocantico's Tribute to Black History Month
Take the African American History Challenge and learn about the important African Americans in History.
The African American Mosaic
Tour the National Civil Rights Museum in Tennessee and learn all about the people and events of the 1950's and 1960's that shaped out present.
Rare Map Collection
Color Landform Atlas of the United States Click on a state (such as Maryland) to see a map from 1895
Historical and Cultural Atlas Resource from Making of America Over 600 original source American publications from 1850 to 1900.
Oregon State System of Higher Education Interactive maps of US territorial expansion from 1783-1898, and slavery through 1860.
Panoramic Maps 1847-1909--Library of Congress
The Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection (The University of Texas at Austin)
The American Presidency
The White House: Presidents
The White House: First Ladies
First Families at Home in the White House
A White House History
Learn all about each U.S. President's career and the events that happened in the world when he was president.
Herbert Hoover Library This 9 part biography from the Hoover Library is excellent, interesting and easy reading, and comes complete with a handy fact sheet and summary.
LBJ in the Oval Office: Audio copies of conversations with President Johnson on the Vietnam War
Kennedy, Reagan and The Berlin Wall The National Archives well developed site includes original source materials on these famous Cold War speeches.
John F. Kennedy Jr: A Life In The Spotlight Includes related articles, video and interviews; with links.
John F. Kennedy: The Presidential Years
John F. Kennedy Library & Museum An extensive site, the reference desk can be used for resources for both educators and students. You'll find a biography for young people; the speeches of John, Robert and Edward Kennedy; a picture gallery; quotes; milestones; presidential recordings; foreign relations and executive orders.
Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis
Richard Nixon Audio Library
Richard Nixon Video Library
President's Career and the events that happened in the world when he was president.
Profile In Courage Award
Harry Truman - Project The Harry S. Truman Library Web site brings you archival documents, including the president's letters to his wife
Dear Mr. President book series from Winslow Press with wonderful links to primary documents
White House Biography On Jackie Kennedy digitized photos, and a Truman trivia quiz
Whistlestop.org On line resource for history on the President Harry S. Truman
Your Place in Time: The 20th Century
Posters American Style An online exhibition by the Smithsonian contains over 100 classic American posters.
Rare Map Collection
http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/ftrials.htm Famous Trials of the 20th Century
http://www.syracuse.com/features/eriecanal/ Erie Canal Online
http://www.mamalisa.com/world/ Songs and rhymes from countries all over the world
http://www.npac.syr.edu/textbook/kidsweb/government.html Find out everything you need to know about the three branches of government. There are links to the Library of Congress, the United Nations, state and local governments and the White House.
A Day in the Life the story of Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton
4000 Years of Women in Science - biographies, photographs and other references.
A Celebration of Women Writers - The Celebration of Women Writers recognizes the contributions of women writers throughout history.
American Women's History- A Research Guide
Children's Encyclopedia of Women
Distinguished Women of the Past and Present - biographies of women who contributed to our culture in many different ways. There are writers, educators, scientists, heads of state, politicians, civil rights crusaders, artists, entertainers and others.
Encyclopedia of Women's History - a women's history encyclopedia created by and for K-12 students.
First Ladies - Grolier's Encyclopedia
Gifts of Speech Visit the Gifts of Speech and read the text of speeches made by famous women such as Maya Angelou and Ellen Hancock.
History of the Suffrage Movement From PBS, Origins through to Fight for Ratification:
What Did You Do In The War Grandma? An oral history of Rhode Island Women during World War II written by high school students at South Kingstown High School.
http://www.yahooligans.com/Around_the_World/History/Women_s_History/ Check out Yahooligans Latest Women's History Links
International Museum of Women
International Women's Air & Space Museum - learn about women who took to the skies.
National Museum of Women's History
National Museum of Women in the Arts
National Women's Hall of Fame
Quiz about Women in History from the National Women's History Project
Susan B. Anthony House Museum and National Landmark - lots of information on this pioneer of U.S. women's rights.
White House - First Ladies Read about the first ladies of the past the current first lady.
Women in America, 1820 to 1842
Women's History Month Collaborative Encyclopedia
Women's History - The Quest for Equality - from World Book Encyclopedia. Outlines the rise of the women's movement and includes biographies of important women trailblazers.
Women's History Resources
The Women's Museum: An Institute for the Future
Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1830-1930 An excellent collection of primary source documents.
Women of the West Museum
Woman Suffrage and the 19th Amendment A National Archives resource including primary documents and lessons.
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