History

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U.S. History in Context
World History in Context
History Reference Center

Recommended Websites

  • Library of Congress site with access to primary source material (7 million items) dealing with American History and culture.

  • Indexes a database of full text, audio and visual versions of public speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, interviews and other recorded media events.
     

  • Archaeological Institute of America site with links to organizations, journals and archaeology sites.

  • Historical documents in law, history and government from Yale University.

  • A collection of electronic texts written about America from 1492 to 1820 and supported by the Maryland Institute for Technologies in the Humanities.

  • A collection of materials and links dealing with the ancient world, maintained by Tufts Univeristy.

  • Biographical information, election returns, and notable events for each president.

  • Includes interactive timeline providing access to information about modern presidents including digitized records from the Presidential libraries.

  • History Channel site with search engines on "This Day in Civil War History," "Wall Street History" and "What Happened on Your Birthday".

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