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North America United States

A Biography of America

Timelines, maps and images tracing the history of the country from discovery of the new world to the Clinton Impreachment.

A Celebration of the Human Spirit

Contains various articles, links and resources featuring the past and present of the Wild West.

America’s Story – Library of Congress

Presents the history of the country through articles, photographs as well as games and puzzles intended for the young learner.

American Memory – The Library of Congress

Delves into historical collections to regularly commemorate noteworthy events in the history of America.

American Memory – The Library of Congress

Archive of photographs and images with brief overviews categorized into topics such as arts, religion and sports depicting the history of the country.

The American Pageant

Provides notes and outlines; and citation guides and chapter tests for the textbook used in United States History courses.

At Home in the Heartland

Features timelines, photographs and artefacts from Illinois through history, plus personal stories on three different difficulty levels, with activities, to help children understand lives from the past.

The Berlin Airlift – American Experience

Contains the film description, transcript, maps and various resources relating to the largest humanitarian campaign in world history.

Black American History

Provides informative essays disclosing the history and culture of the black race.

Caleb Johnson's Mayflower History

Features the Mayflower passenger list with biographies of some of the passengers, plus extensive information for children on pilgrim history, the Mayflower voyage and life in Plymouth.

Colonial Williamsburg

Collection of articles and photographs explaining the lifestyle of colonial America.

Columbia River Basin Ethnic History Archive

Database of photographs, documents, videos and artifacts related to the historic river basin.

Dakota Experience

Explores Great Plains frontier communities from 1860-1880, with interactive features, photographs and animations.

Deadwood Illustrated

Features child-friendly animated graphics, photographs, and dialogues relating to the history of the Black Hills tourist center known for its gold, lumber, and livestock.

Exploring Maryland’s Roots

Variety of resources ranging from case studies, biographies as well as interactive videos presenting the history of the Old Line State.

Freedom – A History of US

Series of documentaries that tracks the history of liberty in America and the lengths that people have gone to in gaining it.

Gold Rush – California’s Untold Stories

Unfolds the forgotten stories of the people and the events that shaped California’s history and its people.

Harvest of History

Features an interactive guide to the history of New York state farming and agriculture.

Indian Kids

Showcases the life and environment of the natives of America through child-friendly graphics and explanations.

Jefferson West

Features the Jefferson West adventure that aims to let students experience as they go through the field trip in Colonial Williamsburg.

Liberty Bell Virtual Museum

Collection of souvenirs and mementos starting from the 1800’s feature the history of one of the most famed symbol related to the American Revolution.

Mission US

Free interactive adventure games set in different eras of US history; site includes a teacher's guide.

MrDonn.org American History

Features lesson plans, activities, PowerPoint presentations, and games related to American history.

The National Archives

Collection of photographs and videos tracing the history of the United States from the Declaration of Independence to the Watergate Files.

Nebraska Studies

Compilation of images, documents, letters, videos and maps tracing the history of the state that used to be called “Where the West Begins”.

New Perspectives on the West

Series of documentaries highlighting the American West and includes resources such as lesson plans and quizzes for students and teachers.

The Odyssey – United States Trek

Educational learning program aimed at providing educational resources to teachers and the youth in gaining awareness of their country’s history.

Ohio Kids – History for Kids

Features graphics, activities, articles and images to help children in learning the history of the first state included in the creation of organized territories in America.

Old Sturbridge Village

Consists of various photographs and images of memorabilia and artifacts featuring New England life in 1800’s.

Picturing Modern America

Contains interactive exercises for middle and high school children, encouraging them to think about the way images are of use to historians.

The Population of Vermont

Provides background information on the history and population of the state and cities as of the year 2000.

Pre-European Peoples of Wisconsin

Traces the history and culture of the people living in the territory nicknamed the “Badger State”.

Slave Ship Trouvadore

Contains background information on the history of the slave ship that wrecked off the island of Turks and Caicos and the mysterious events and artifacts surrounding the wreck.

U.S. History Timeline

Provides a descriptive timeline as well as learning resources of the country’s history from the First People in America to the 20th Century.

Virtual Archaeologist Educational Environment

Contains educational and interactive resources for students taking up introductory archaeology.

The Whaling Ship Essex

Provides background information on the infamous ship and the tragic story of the shipwreck and the surviving crewmembers.

White Oak Society

Short outline tracing the history of the fur trade from the French Era in the 1600s to the American period in 1816.

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