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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Primary source material from 296 archival collections covering topics of importance to U.S. and California history
College students organized this site of women mathematicians alphabetically and chronologically.  
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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.  

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