History for Kids

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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.

History for Kids Homework Resources

Exhibit raises the question "What was the effect of Columbus's 1492 voyage on the Americas throughout the Western Hemisphere?"
Over 125 brief biographies of women scientists. 
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This site from the Library of Congress covers Black History for the last 500 years.
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This resource will be retired on June 30th, 2023. Find historical and contemporary biographies from around the world. 
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Britannica School is the go-to site for learning more about any subject—for all grades and all reading abilities—offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images,...
Has an overview of 21 California Missions including a brief history, operating hours and a link to the mission's website.  
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California history photos, documents diaries and more.
Explore colonial life including people, food, towns and more.  
CultureGrams provides country and state reports that deliver a perspective on daily life and culture, including the background, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people.
A Spanish-language resource for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and students learning Spanish