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This category contains historical information about the United States, with subcategories related to specific times or events.
  • 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.

  • Dakota Experience

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Zoot Suit Riots

    Detailed background information of riots that broke out in the city of Los Angeles involving soldiers and young Mexican Americans wearing the popular attire during those times.

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