Cool History Links
This site is a search engine for all the countries around the world. It gives maps, historical information, population, government, etc. It also gives extra facts such as which country has the highest Life Expectancy at birth and more.
This teacher created a Symbaloo of many different resources and games all centered around history and social studies. There is really too much to go into detail. All you have to do is click the link of your subject and the site pops up. Very cool!
This is site that will give you information on any city in the United States.
This site is a reference to anything Social Studies. After choosing get started you choose your subject area and topic and it gives you a simple introduction to what you’re studying.
This is a site that has access to original documents and artifacts related to specific historical searches. It would be very helpful for anyone giving presentations or researching.
Civil War Resources
Check out the Interactive Maps & Biographies
Library of Congress Resources
Check out the Online Exhibition
The Civil War Homepage
Civil War @ The Smithsonian
Primary Source Sort Activity
Look under the Apps, Apps, Apps tab for Scrapbooking/Collage apps.
General History Resources
- American President (Miller Center, University of Virginia)
- Best of History Web sites
- Center for History and New Media (George Mason University)
- Digital History (University of Houston and partners)
- Digital Librarian: History
- Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
- Harpers Weekly Online: Explore History
- Historical Census Browser (University of Virginia Library)
- History Matters: The U.S. Survey Course on the Web
- National Archives: Our Documents: 100 Milestone Documents
- Outline of U.S. History (IIP Digital, United States of America Embassy) A chronological look at how the United States took shape
- State Digital Resources: Memory Projects, Online Encyclopedias, Historical & Cultural Materials Collections (Library of Congress Digital Reference Section)
For more information from the Library of Congress's Web site, see:
- American Memory Digitized historic maps, manuscripts, motion pictures, sheet music, photographs and prints, sound recordings, sheet music and texts, from the collections of the Library of Congress and partner institutions.
- Browse by Topic: American History Find digitized historical resources from the Library of Congress's collections.
- Chronicling America This site allows you to search and view newspaper pages, 1880-1922, and find information about American newspapers published 1690-present.
- Map Collections Americana and Cartographic Treasures of the Library of Congress.
- Performing Arts Encylopedia Collections, articles and special presentations on music, theater and dance materials.
- Prints and Photographs Online Catalog Catalog records and digital images representing a rich cross-section of still pictures held by the Prints & Photographs Division and, in some cases, other units of the Library of Congress.
- Veterans History Project The Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war.