Explore ancient civilizations, find out more about the different stages of U.S. history, and learn the importance of world cultures from Africa to South America.
- California Mission Foundation
- Has an overview of 21 California Missions including a brief history, operating hours and a link to the mission's website.
- Early California History Overview
- Created by the Library of Congress this site gives brief snapshots of california history from the first peoples in California to the start of the 20th century.
- Outline of American History
Descriptions of early American life through the 20th century. This site provides a wide range of information including documents.
- Core Documents of U.S Democracy
Has pictures of historical documents as well as explanations and transcripts.
- Colonial Williamsburg
Explore colonial life including people, food, towns and more.
- Lewis and Clark
Covers the history and background of this expedition and links to interactive sites.
- Library of Congress America's Story
History and story of the United States.
- 1492 an Ongoing Voyage
Exhibit raises the question "What was the effect of Columbus's 1492 voyage on the Americas throughout the Western Hemisphere?"
- Internet Public Library Links for Explorers
Links to many sites on explorers.
- BBC Primary History
An interactive site that looks at Romans, Ancient Greeks and Vikings in realtion to England.
- African-American Mosiac
This site from the Library of Congress covers Black History for the last 500 years.
- African Americans in History
Over twenty short biographies of important African Americans.
- 4000 years of Women in Science
Over 125 brief biographies of women scientists.
- First Ladies of the United States
Even the most obscure first ladies get the royal treatment here.
- Biographies of Women Mathematicians
College students organized this site of women mathematicians alphabetically and chronologically.