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African American Cyber Gateway
Links to information on all parts of African American culture.
African American History
Very large collection of African-American history links to cultural and historical African-American concerns.
Archiving Early America
A unique array of original newspapers, maps and writings can be seen here.
Black History
A site created to support students as they explore topic related to Black History and African-American issues. Ways to integrate the World Wide Web and videoconferencing into classroom learning.
Colonial Williamsburg
Visit Colonial Williamsburg and see life in a Virginia colony of 250 years ago.
The Constitution of the United States
US Constitution online including the ability to search the Constitution by keyword.
Crossroads - An American History Lesson
"Thirty-six units equally distributed among elementary, middle, and high school grade levels, as well as course syllabii for preservice social studies educators on the subjects of American history and history education. The curriculum is chronologically organized into twelve historical periods--each covered by a unit at each of the three grade levels."
Desert Life in the American Southwest
Information on the present and historical peoples of the southwestern desert
Discovery Online- Wayback Machine
A virtual field trip back to the California Gold Rush. Complete with images and soundfiles.
Explore The Amazing World of Early America
Early American historical documents including newspapers, maps, and magazines.
From Revolution to Reconstruction
Online history of the United States.
The Grand Tour
Take a tour of the Grand Canyon and learn its history.
Immigration 1900-1920 Ellis Island
Explores many issues relating to immigration around the turn of the twentieth century.
Lewis and Clark Expedition
Biographical and historical information about the time and the major and minor participants in the trip. Also includes the thoughts of leading historical experts about the meaning of the expedition, and its relevance to 21st century America.
North to Alaska
National Archives and Records Administration site for the 1998 History Day focus on Migration. View the photographs, letters, drawings, and acts that highlight some of the factors that prompted thousands to migrate north to Alaska.
Port of Entry
Be a historical detective and search for clues to America's past in American Memory and the vast collection of photographs and eyewitness accounts of immigrant life in America. Special Teacher Material on site.
PBS: The Irish in America
"Interviews, essays, images, and audio files will allow Web visitors to delve into Irish genealogy, Irish music, and Irish language. Interactive maps will trace where Irish-Americans came from and where they settled."
The Presidents of the United States of America
Biographical information, photographs and speeches of each of the Presidents of the US.
Turn of the Century in the US Search (25,000 Photos)
"Over 25,000 glass negatives and transparencies as well as about 300 color photolithograph prints, mostly of the eastern United States....A small group within the larger collection includes about 900 Mammoth Plate Photographs taken by William Henry Jackson along several railroad lines in the United States and Mexico in the 1880s and 1890s. The group also includes views of California, Wyoming and the Canadian Rockies."
United States Information Agency
A government information source which includes links to documents and a great deal of information on such things as how laws are made. Available in English, French and Spanish.
US Historical Documents Regarding Slavery
Links to a variety of historically significant documents regarding slavery and the history of slavery in the United States. Also has links to various online books and court decisions.
Utah Travel Council's official Arches National Park
The world's largest concentration of natural stone arches is found in Arches National Park
Virtual Ellis Island Tour
Includes the History of Ellis Island, Links, Teacher Resources, and a Virtual Tour

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