history & culture
The Adventures of Josie True: http://www.josietrue.com/
This web-based game offers a historical adventure game for girls. The heroine of the game is Chinese-American Josie True. Sponsored by the National Science Foundation Centre for Gender Equality.
Digging for answers: http://www.smithsonianeducation.org/students/ideaLabs/digging_for_answers.html
Test yourself on general knowledge and American culture and history. Developed by the Smithsonian Institution.
The American Presidency: http://americanhistory.si.edu/presidency/index.html
Hosted by the National Museum of American History.
The Great History Mystery: http://www.npg.si.edu/edu/brush/mystery/index.html
Identify famous Americans through portraits. Hosted by the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery.
Black Wings: http://www.nasm.si.edu/interact/blackwings/index.html
Learn about African American aviators.
Test your knowledge of baseball history: http://www.pbs.org/kenburns/baseball/quiz/
Hosted by pbs.
Explore Egypt: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/pharaohs/digging.html
Hosted by pbs.
American Memory: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html
Hosted by the Library of Congress.
The American Revolution: http://www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/revolution/
Hosted by the History Place.
1492: An Ongoing Voyage: http://www.ibiblio.org/expo/1492.exhibit/Intro.html
Explore the discovery of the Americas. An exhibit by the Library of Congress.
Ad Access: http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/adaccess/
Advertising images from North America from 1955. Hosted by Duke University.
America’s Story: http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi
Hosted by the Library of Congress.
Ask a historian a question: http://www.nps.gov/history/history/askhist.htm
About American history or the U.S. parks system.
From revolution to reconstruction: http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/
Some great resources on Ancient Egypt: http://www.guidetoonlineschools.com/library/ancient-egypt
Exploring ancient world cultures: http://eawc.evansville.edu/index.htm
Ancient history: http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/
Hosted by the bbc.
About Canada: http://canada.gc.ca/acanada/vwctgry.htm
Hosted by the government of Canada.
The Canadian Encyclopedia: http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=HomePage&Params=A1
Canada Info. http://www.craigmarlatt.com/canada/index.html
Canada information search by subject: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/caninfo/ecaninfo.htm
Confederation for Kids: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/kids/index-e.html
Military history: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/military/index-e.html
Pioneer Life in Upper Canada: http://www.projects.yrdsb.edu.on.ca/pioneer/home_eng.htm
Upper Canada Village: http://www.uppercanadavillage.com/tourvil.htm
The War of 1812: http://galafilm.com/1812/e/index.html
Hosted by the British Museum. http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/menu.html
Odyssey Egypt: http://carlos.emory.edu/ODYSSEY/EGYPT/homepg.html
Mummies of ancient Egypt: http://www.si.umich.edu/CHICO/mummy/
Color me Egypt: http://touregypt.net/kids/
History help: http://www.indianchild.com/history_help.htm
History homework help: http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/Homework/history.html
For younger kids: http://kids.aol.com/homework-help/history/world-history
How to write a better history paper: http://www.historyplace.com/homework/index.html
History Channel: http://www.history.com/
Great collection of video footage.
HyperHistory Online: http://www.hyperhistory.com/online_n2/History_n2/a/.html
3000 years of world history.
Odyssey Greece: http://www.carlos.emory.edu/ODYSSEY/GREECE/welcome.html
Ghosts in the Castle: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/features/97/castles/enter.html
Hosted by National Geographic.
Kid’s Castle: http://kidsonthenet.org.uk/castle/
Explore a castle.
The Middle Ages: http://www.learner.org/interactives/middleages/
What was it like to live in the Middle Ages?
Medieval Life: http://www.medieval-life.net/index.htm
Medieval resources on the web. Netserf: http://www.netserf.org/
Odyssey Rome: http://carlos.emory.edu/ODYSSEY/ROME/homepg.html
Women & History:
The National Women’s History Project http://www.nwhp.org/
Women in Canadian history: http://www.heroines.ca/resources/classroom.html
Women’s speeches from around the world: http://gos.sbc.edu/
Women and social movements: http://womhist.binghamton.edu/moving.html
Women world leaders: http://www.terra.es/personal2/monolith/00women.htm
First ladies: http://www.multcolib.org/homework/presidents.html#first
International Women’s suffrage: http://www.pbs.org/stantonanthony/wherearewe/suffrage_rights.html
Internet Women’s History Sourebook: http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/women/womensbook.html
Women come to the front: http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/wcf/wcf0001.html
Journalists, newsmakers, and broadcasters.
Female Nobel prize winners: http://www.almaz.com/nobel/women.html
Explore the French Revolution: http://chnm.gmu.edu/revolution/
African history: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/ssrg/africa/history.html
African history for kids: http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/africa/index.htm
The story of Africa, written from the African perspective: http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/africa/features/storyofafrica/index.shtml
African studies: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/africa/cuvl/cult.html
The Holocaust History Project: http://www.holocaust-history.org/