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Games:

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.


American History:

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/


Ancient History:

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.


Canadian History:

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

Canadian symbols: http://canadaonline.about.com/od/symbolsprov/Symbols_of_Provinces_of_Canada.htm

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

Historica: http://www.histori.ca/default.do?page=.index

Military history: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/military/index-e.html

New France: http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=a1ARTA0005701

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


Egypt:

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/


General:

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.


Greece:

Odyssey Greece: http://www.carlos.emory.edu/ODYSSEY/GREECE/welcome.html


Medieval History:

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/


Rome:

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

Civil war women: http://library.duke.edu/specialcollections/bingham/guides/cwdocs.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


World History:

Hyper-history http://www.hyperhistory.com/online_n2/History_n2/a.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/