Westward Expansionhttps://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/people - PBS site from the program "The West" Almost everything you should need.
- PBS: The Civil War (biographies, maps, documents, etc.)
- National Museum of Civil War Medicine
- Songs of the Civil War - Smithsonian Museum
- National Archives: Black Soldiers in the Civil War
- National Parks Service: Civil War Battles
- Washington State University Civil War Digital Exhibit
- National Parks Service - Civil War Spies
- Draft Riots - Excerpt from a University of Chicago Press book
- Smithsonian Magazine - Draft Riots
- National Archives - Emancipation Proclamation
- Library of Congress - Lincoln Papers
- Ford's Theater - Assassination of President Lincoln
- National Park Service - Lincoln-Douglas Debates
- Seven Days' Battles - National Park Service
- Eli Whitney - National Archives
- Eli Whitney - National Park Service
- Grimke Sisters - National Park Service
- Grimke Sisters - Harvard University
- Civil War Innovations - PBS (includes weapons)
https://blog.education.nationalgeographic.org/2018/09/16/what-is-westward-expansion/- National Geographic site
Smithsonian American Art Museum subjects including Trail of Tears, Manifest Destiny, Gold Rush.
Library of Congress primary sources on Westward Expansion.
The War and Westward Expansion from the National Park Service.
- Westward Expansion - History Channel.com
- Lewis and Clark: National Geographic
- Lewis and Clark: PBS
- Discovering Lewis and Clark
- Oregon/Overland Trail: Bureau of Land Management
- Oregon/Overland Train: National Park Service
- Panama Route: Oakland Museum of California Picture
- To California By Sea: Smithsonian
- Sea Route: Around Cape Horn from PBS Kids
- Covered wagon: Heading West on Oregon Trail from History Channel
- Mormon Pioneers: National Park Service
- Utah State History: Mormon Pioneers
- The Gold Rush: PBS American Experience
- Gold Rush of 1849: History Channel
- Gold Rush: Oakland Museum of California Multimedia
- The Alam Official Home Page
- Texas Revolution: State Historical Association
- Louisiana Purchase: Monticello/Thomas Jefferson Official Site
- Louisiana Purchase: Primary Documents from the Library of Congress
- French Creole Culture: Seattle Times Article
- Creole Culture: New Orleans History
- Cajun Culture
- Oregon Treaty: Center for Columbia River History
- Oregon Treaty: Oregon Territory Office of the State Department Historian
- Oregon Fur Trade
- Oregon Treaty: Smithsonian
- Indian Removal Act: PBS
- Indian Removal Act: Primary Documents from Library of Congress
- Women in the West: Homesteading in a Sod House - Women of the West Museum
- Women of the West: San Francisco Pioneer Women
- Women of the West: Women Get the Vote in Montana - PBS
- Women of the West: Suffrage Timeline
- Women of the West: Women Get the Vote in Wyoming
Freedom of the Press and Democracy:Vote for School Board Member Gough, Group A
Bias in the Media:Links to finding bias in the news:Neolithic Notes
Bill of RightsAmerican Revolution - Acts
World Savvy and Current Events Resources
- British Library Documents on Revolution, including Stamp Act images
- All Acts - from the Independence Hall Association
- Sons of Liberty - Boston Tea Ship
- Sons of Liberty - Massachusetts Historical Society
- Evoloution of the Sons of Liberty into the Mechanics (spies) - CIA
American History in Images
- CIA World Factbook - Great for statistics on every country including literacy rates, child mortality etc. Check out the country comparisons to rank countries by spending on education (it can be deceiving!), geography, etc. Also every kind of map of different countries including transportation available.
- US State Department List of Countries A-Z - Information about each country and our embassies. Includes maps and great official links to more information about each country.
- USAID - Government agency that works to combat poverty, promote education around the world. Find out about the needs of different countries.
- BBC Country Profiles - Succinct, readable recent history of every country and territory along with recent stories about that country.
- Times Topics - New York Times articles and overviews of a myriad of subjects, including countries, human rights, water, etc.
- World Health Organization - Health issues around the world and country profiles detailing health needs and concerns for every nation.
- Oxfam International - Non-profit started in the United Kingdom fighting poverty. Info on the issue around the world and links to videos explaining relevant problems such as the food chain.
- UNICEF - United Nations organization working specifically on children's issues, including water and sanitation, education, etc.
The Ancient WorldMiddle Ages/Medieval Times