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World History

Hyper History Online 
Timeline of world history.  Includes 3,000 files covering 3,000 years of world history.

Middle Ages 
Learn what life was truly like in The Middle Ages.  Explore the clothing, religion, health, homes and more of this time period.

Odyssey Online 
Explore Near Eastern, Egyptian, Greek, Roman, and sub-Saharan African history with puzzles and interactive games.

RMS Titanic. Destination . . . Cyberspace 
Investigate the sinking of the Titanic with first person accounts and paintings of the ship.

This Day in History 
Pick a date and learn about important events that took place that day.


United States History

African American History 
Very large collection of links to a wide range of cultural and historical African American concerns.

American Civil War 
Explore Civil War pictures, battles, documents and more.

Archiving Early America 
Contains images, articles and rare archival footage from America's early years.

Caleb Johnson’s Mayflower Web Pages 
Includes detailed information on history, passengers, and documents of the Mayflower. Also contains pictures and bibliographies.

Liberty’s Kids 
This interactive site offers games and information about the events and people of the American Revolution.

Native American Sites on the WWW 
Includes many links to the home pages of Native American Nations and organizations and to other sites that provide solid information about American Indians.  Collected by a mixed-blood Mohawk, urban Indian who was also a librarian at the University of Pittsburgh for 14 years

Way Back: US History for Kids 
Go on a trip and discover what the United States was like long ago.


United States Government

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids 
Interactive site exploring many facets of the U.S. Government.  Allows you to choose a grade range from K-12.

Congress for Kids 
Interactive website that will take you on a tour of the U.S. federal government.

iCivics 
Learn all about the government as you pretend to be on a jury, act as President for a day, cast the deciding Supreme Court vote and more.

The White House 
The official website of The White House.  Includes informational links to past and present presidents and first ladies.