numbers: 300s and 900s]
Governmental Institutions Page
The White House, The U.S. Senate, The U.S. House of Representatives, plus
lots of other information related to these and similar organizations. There
are also links on this page to state government resources.
Links to elections and political parties, their campaigns, candidates and
and Political Cartoon Page
A powerful method of making a statement about political issues is through
the political cartoon, displayed via these links.
1492 Through 1789 Page
From Columbus to the American Revolution, plus the founding documents,
and the ideas, and the people that affected the rise of democratic ideas.
Through 1900 Page
Links to Websites about U.S. history during the entire nineteenth century.
of Congress Nineteenth Century Resources: primary
sources from the Library of Congress & American Memory Project which
shed light on people, issues and events of the U.S. in the nineteenth century.
Information resources of many different types on the history and culture
of the United States in the 20th century. This page leads to several other
pages about specific time periods of the twentieth century.
Immigration has been a major issue since the founding of the U.S., and
these links try to help understand those related issues.
Studies Page - http://redwood.org/library/amer_studies.htm
A general collection of links to sites relating to the study of the U.S.
and its peoples.
History Day-by-Day - http://rhsweb.org/library/US_history_Day-by-Day.htm
To support the efforts of Redwood High School to promote patriotic spirit,
the library has developed this page with historic events for each day of
General History &
Social Studies Resources
Central: History's Home on the Internet - http://www.multied.com/index.html
This Web site has many resources for both students and educators. Some
of the topics covered at the site include: "World History Timelines; America's
Wars; Nation-By-Nation Almanac; Election Central; 20th Century Year-By-Year;
Historical Primary Source Documents; HistoryMakers™ Biographies; Mid-East
Chronology; The Amistad; Aviation History; Railroad History; [and] Navy
History." There are also special sections for students, teachers, and homeschoolers.
Since it's a commercial site annoying pop-up ads continually appear.
of History Web Sites - http://www.besthistorysites.net/
This site provides categorized links to hundreds of "history-related web
sites that have been reviewed for quality, accuracy and usefulness. Sites
with engaging content and useful multimedia technologies are most likely
to be included. General resources and research-oriented sites included."
There are also links to information about Teaching with Technology. (LII)
Text Archive - http://historicaltextarchive.com/
Comprehensive and eclectic directory of historical
resources. Includes primary documents, related links, and electronic versions
of print books, organized by geography / nations and topics. (LII)
Witness - http://www.ibiscom.com/
"History through the eyes of those who lived it."
Narratives and other first person sources for historical events prior to
the 1940's, such as the World Wars, the Civil War, Medieval Europe, the
Old West, and many others, which are all listed in the index.(LII)
Guide - http://www.historyguide.de/
A directory of over 1600 sites emphasizing Anglo-American history. A subject
catalog includes resources in historiography, auxiliary sciences, and regional
history (Europe, America, Asia, Africa, Australia). A source catalog includes
links to organizations, encyclopedias, bibliographies, journals, and source
materials. Each resource is evaluated and rated for contents, clarity,
index, links, and described with a set of Dublin Core metadata. Simple
search in one or all categories or advanced search in several categories.
(Lower Saxony State and University Library, Gottingen, Germany) (LII)
Creative Impulse: The Artist's view of World History and Western Civilization
This is a good annotated and rated directory of Internet resources for
the study of history. The sections include: Prehistory, Mesopotamia, Egypt,
India, China, Greece, Rome, Byzantine, Medieval, Renaissance, Exploration,
Baroque, Age of Enlightenment, Revolutions, Age of Industry, and Modern.
Maintained by Nancy B. Mautz, a high school history teacher. (LII)
(About.com) - http://history.about.com/
This content-rich site features a searchable, full-text archive of around
800 articles from past issues of Primedia History Group magazines. Additionally,
the site is divided into 20th century, African-American, African, ancient,
American, British, European, medieval, military, and women's history with
links to the pertinent articles as well as other information on the topics
provided by the About.com guides. In many cases historical photographs
and other images from the various magazines are linked in the articles.
Civilization Virtual Library - http://www.faculty.de.gcsu.edu/~dvess/dvess.shtml
History links and information chronologically organized by historical periods,
from ancient times to modern. Includes links to ancient and recent documents,
and college level study units. This site will help students and instructors
or anyone interested in specific historical periods or in a good general
survey of world history. Some study units are only available to Georgia
College and State University Students. (LII)
Cultures - http://www.wsu.edu/~dee/
Extensive notes and readings for two online courses. Tradition and Memory:
World Civilizations to 1500 is an exploration of the factors of the major
world civilizations, including "social, political, and economic systems;
environmental contexts; the creation of states; and philosophy, technology,
and the arts." It continues with Culture, Conflict, and Modern World Civilizations
after 1500. Included are a glossary and historical maps. On-site material
is most useful since the links to off-site resources haven't been checked
since 1999. (Washington State Univ.) (LII)
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Updated by the Webspinner:
October 24, 2002.
Tom Kaun, Library Media Teacher -- The Bessie Chin Library
@ Redwood High School, 395 Doherty Drive, Larkspur, CA 94939 -- 415.945.3662