Social Studies

General   

http://www.historyplace.com/  

http://www.nara.gov/  

http://congress.org/  

http://socialstudies.com/  

http://www.thehistorynet.com/

http://www.ipl.org/ref/ (Reference Desk:  Arts and Humanities; Social Studies)

http://www.loc.gov/ and go to the American Memory Page 

  http://www.ibiscom.com/.

  http://bensguide.gpo.gov/index.html

  http://edsitement.neh.gov/

  http://www.globalschoolhouse.com/project/gg/index.cfm  

http://www.thinkquest.org/

http://firstgov.gov/






 

20th Century

http://www.newseum.org/century/# top stories of the 20th century.

http://www.time.com/time/time100/   100 most important people of the 20th century.

http://wire.ap.org/APpackages/20thcentury/  



 

Civil War

http://www.cwc.lsu.edu

http://vi.uh.edu/pages/mintz/primary.htm

http://scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/women/cwdocs.html

Civil Rights

http://www.wmich.edu/politics/mlk

http://www.nwhp.org/

 

Geography

http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/   All of the basic facts provided by the CIA.

http://countryreports.org   A site designed by students with lots of data.

http://www.embassy.org/ Great for finding the official web sites of many countries.

http://www.ethnologue.com/web.asp Look up a language and find out where it is spoken.

http://www.crwflags.com/fotw/flags/ A great flag identifier tool.

http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/   A tourist site, but it has includes lots of   good information.

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/atlas/   Black line maps with detail or not.

http://www.prb.org/Content/NavigationMenu/PRB/QuickFacts/QuickFacts.htm Population statistics.

http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/ Background Notes provided by the U.S. government.

http://www.yahooligans.com/Around_the_World/ This has links to lots of country information.

http://www.globalschoolhouse.com/project/gg/index.cfm

http://www.graphicmaps.com/

http://www.loc.gov/rr/international/portals.html

http://www.world-gazetteer.com/home.htm