American History Homework
Covers the colonial period to Modern Times.
History Sites from Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educator's
A very big list of web sites that are all about American History.
Historical collections from the Library of Congress.
Encyclopedias such as Encyclopedia Americana and New Book of Knowledge
give their entries here for the U.S. Presidents.
The Library of Congress has designed this site specifically for kids.
It contains many PRIMARY SOURCE DOCUMENTS!
Includes information on famous americans, the states and inventions. Click
on "Jump back in time" for info on a specific
History Month 1999
From CNN Interactive and World African Network, this site provides a black
timeline, stories, and more.
War Index Page
Links to many different sites about various aspects of the war: Battles,
Generals, Medicine, Photographs, and much more.
Independence: Drafting the Documents
This site from the Library of Congress includes a chronology of events
from June 7, 1776 to January 18, 1777,
and a preview of unique documents from the collections of the Library
of Congress that are now included in a
permanent exhibition, "Treasures of the Library of Congress."
Deeper Shade of History
Check out "This Week in Black History" or search the Black History
Part of a huge explorers and discoverers site, this section is an alphabetical
listing of explorers. For more information, click on
their home page.
Women of Past and Present
This site has biographies of women who contributed to our culture in many
different ways. Searchable by name, field of activity,
and date. Provides links to other sites.
Our main focus is primary source material from 18th Century America--
all displayed digitally. A unique array of original
newspapers, maps and writings come to life on your screen just as they
appeared to our forebears more than 200 years ago.
Schoolhouse: Harlem Renaissance
Musicians, writers, and noteworthy people of the Harlem Renaissance.
Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences
This site is broken down by scientific field and also maintains an index
American women scientists.
50 United States: Capital Cities and Information Links
Brief facts about the states.
Jim Crow to Linda Brown
A retrospective of the African American Experience from 1897 to 1953.
Website of the popular cable channel.
Well organized site covering the American Revolution, Civil War, Vietnam
War, WWII, 20th Century Topics & Presidents. Lots
of information for your report & fun to browse.
"Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration of the ending of slavery."
Electronic Guide for African Resources on the Internet
Information on the countries and cultures of Africa for students.
We Forget: African-American History, Culture and Current Events
Many sites on past and present African American issues.
The American Revolution
LIBERTY! is the story of the American Revolution---two and a half
decades of debate and rebellion, war and peace. It begins in the aftermath
the French and Indian War and ends with the creation of the Constitution.
The Road to Revolution
Test your knowledge of the American Revolution with this fun game from
PBS' Liberty Online.
Luther King, Jr. Papers Project at Stanford University
The King Papers Project is a major research effort to assemble and provide
historical information concerning Martin Luther King,
Jr. and the social movements in which he participated.
A comprehensice site on the subject.
Parks and Historic Sites
Discover historic sites around the US significant to African American
United States Colored Troops in the Civil War
Review the history of regiments and the African American men who fought