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United States History


Spy Letters of the American RevolutionVisit this Web site to meet the men and women who served as spies during the Revolutionary War. Learn about their secret methods and techniques and view a gallery of spy letters.
Smithsonian Education
This educational Web site created by the Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies features extensive resources for students, educators, and families. Educators can access lesson plans and other information sorted by grade level and subject, while students can explore interactive content modules.
Provides teachers with a full range of resources and activities to support the teaching of landmark Supreme Court cases, helping students explore the key issues of each case. The "Resources" section features basic building blocks such as background summaries and excerpts of opinions that can be used in multiple ways. The "Activities" section contains a range of short activities and in-depth lessons that can be completed with students. The Web site features key cases mandated by state standards.
Native American Resources
A comprehensive collection of more than 300 Web page links to Native American Resources.
Betsy Ross Home Page
This site contains information about Betsy Ross's life and the evolution of the American flag.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Explore the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum resources online.
World War II Sites
This Web site features a comprehensive list of links and resources about World War II for students and teachers, with topics ranging from the home front to the Holocaust to women in the war.
Twentieth Century
Explore the sights, literature, and even the sounds of the Twentieth Century through this site. It includes interesting links to Early American architectural photographs and interviews with former slaves.
The Mudcat Cafe
A site providing a searchable index of the Digital Tradition Folk Song Database containing more than 6,000 songs. It includes a discussion forum and special events.
How the Other Half Lives
An informative expository on the tenements of New York.
Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
An online museum of this first Presidential Library. Links provide a close look into the lives and writings of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt.
A Virtual Visit to Vietnam
Interesting and entertaining information on contemporary Vietnam as well as its war-torn past. Photos, diaries, and trip reports provide unique perspectives.
LIBERTY! The American Revolution
This Web site, hosted by PBS, presents a variety of topics relating to the American Revolution. Features include a chronicle of the revolution, perspectives from different groups involved in the revolution, and a photo essay about the meaning of liberty today.
The Black History Database
This site contains a comprehensive database of interesting facts, additional resources on the Web, various biographies, and many other black history topics. This site also features a link called This Week in Black History that is updated weekly.
The American Civil War Home Page
Explore this online resource of the American Civil War. Links also include time lines, information on battles, documents, and much more!
Ellis Island
Research the history of immigration through Ellis Island and learn fascinating facts about this period in history.
History of the Suffrage Movement
Explore the history of the suffrage movement online. Links include a chronological time line of events leading up to women's right to vote and a bibliography of the suffrage movement.
George Washington’s Mount Vernon
Take the online tour of George Washington’s Mount Vernon home! Library collections and educational resources can also be found at this Web site.
The National Inventors Hall of Fame
Read about famous inventors in the National Inventors Hall of Fame. Links also include invention competitions and awards, kids’ stuff, and African-American inventors’ sites.