Social Studies Links
Geography Web Sites for Grades K-5
From the Montgomery County, Maryland, public schools, a collection of web sites on all aspects of geography.
Introduction to Geography
An introduction to basic geography concepts and skills for students in grades 5 through 7.
The CIA World Factbook
Information and statistics on 247 nations around the world.
Country Studies - Library of Congress
Very thorough information about 85 countries. This database is continually upgraded with additional information and countries.
General Information about Arkansas
State of Arkansas Home Page
Arkansas Online network of online resources of the state government.
Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee
Official website of Governor Huckabee; includes the govornor's legislative agenda, the state of the state adress and more.
Arkansas History Commission
Includes historical facts, photos and resources concerning the history of the great state of Arkansas.
Old State House Museum
A multimedia museum of Arkansas History, People and Culture.
A History tour of Pottsville in pictures.
Contacting the Congress
Information on how to contact members of Congress.
Great American Website
A citizen's guide to U.S. government resources on the Internet.
Inside the White House
Claim the Oval Office as your own. Set your style as President and watch the world react.
U.S. Presidents Resources
A collection of links to Internet resources on American Presidents.
U.S. House of Representatives
Official website of the U.S. House of Representatives. Includes information about the organization and its members.
Official website of the U. S. Senate; includes information on the organization and history of the Senate, legislative actions and committees, individual senators, and more.
The White House for Kids
A tour of the White House for kids.
Native American History Archives
A searchable website for information about Native Americans. Includes curriculum information and samples of student work on Native Americans.
Native American Home Pages
A collection of links to Internet resources on Native Americans.
Native American Resources for Third Grade
Links to resources on Native American art, poetry, tribes, crafts, music, and teacher resources from Bellingham, Washington, school district.
|Regions of the United States|
50 States & Capitals
States, capital cities, and information links.
Geobop's 50 States
Pages of "quick facts and links to more information about symbols, geography, history, (for states) prehistory, and more topics." Also includes a variety of quizzes about the states.
Maps of the 50 States
A collection of color landform maps and satellite images of each of the 50 states. Some states also include historical maps.
Nifty Fifty United States
Basic information about each state plus quizzes and puzzles. Created by Pleasant Grove students.
ParkNet: The National Park Service Place on the Web
The official site of the National Park service. Includes information about the park system and links to all the national parks and historic sites.
Graphics of the current flag for each of the 50 states.
Basic facts about any of the states and Washington, D.C. Also includes comparison charts for size, population, and entry into the union. Also includes state capitals and state flags games.
U.S. State Facts
A collection of information about the 50 states.
|United States History|
The Columbus Navigation Homepage
Includes information about the history, navigation, and landfall of Christopher Columbus.
A Library of Congress online exhibit which examines the first contact between native peoples of the Americas and European explorers and settlers.
An extensive set of links on explorers of the world.
Mariners' Museum Age of Exploration
Information about explorers and their voyages of discovery.
Archives of Early America
A collection of original documents which relate historical events of America in the 1700s.
Photos and narrative describe the Jamestown Rediscovery archaeological project and some of the remains of the 1607 settlement in Virginia.
Mayflower Web Pages
A vast amount of information about the Mayflower and Plymouth colony. Includes a passenger list and biographical information about the passengers, journals of Pilgrims in the colony, and much more.
Information and links to sites about the American Revolutionary war.
American Revolution Links
A collection of links to resources on the American Revolution. From Millard Central Middle School in Nebraska.
Flags of the American Revolution
Images of and information about a variety of flags used in the American Revolution.
The History Place - American Revolution
Information about the colonial period and events leading up to the American Revolution and early nationhood.
An Interview with George Washington at Valley Forge
The author goes to Valley Forge in a "Wayback Machine" for an interview with General George Washington.
A collection of links to web sites on the American Revolution. Sites were recommended by school librarians.
The War for American Independence
Newspaper accounts and other documents related to the American Revolution.
From Revolution to Reconstruction and what happened afterwards
A collection of information about U.S. history from the colonial period to Reconstruction and beyond.
Growth and Expansion, 1790-1825
A collection of links to resources on American history during the period from 1790 to 1825. From Millard Central Middle School in Nebraska.
The Louisiana Purchase
A National Archives exhibit of the Louisiana Purchase. Includes description, photos, and the actual text of the purchase agreement documents.
Making of America
A digital library of more than 600,000 pages of primary resources in American history from the antebellum period through reconstruction.
Abraham Lincoln: Dates and Places
A timeline of important events in the life of Abraham Lincoln. From the Illinois Secretary of State offices.
American Civil War Resources
A Pleasant Grove page of links to Internet resources for notable dates and persons related to to the Civil War.
Civil War Links
A collection of links to resources on American history during the Civil War. From Millard Central Middle School in Nebraska.
Historic Lincoln Sites
Take a virtual tour of sites of importance in the life of Abraham Lincoln.
The History Place - U.S. Civil War 1861-1865
A timeline with photographs and quotes from those involved.
Letters Home from an Iowa Soldier in the U. S. Civil War
Full-text copies of letters written home by an Iowa soldier in the Civil War.
Excerpts from first-person accounts of slaves remembering their former life in Africa and of slave traders and merchants.
The Valley of the Shadow: Living the Civil War in Pennsylvania and Virginia
Interweaves the histories of two communities on either side of the Mason-Dixon line during the era of the American Civil War.
Frontier and Pioneers
California Gold Rush
Timeline of events related to the Great American Gold Rush to California.
Exploring the West from Monticello
A collection of maps available when Lewis and Clark explored the American West.
Ghosts of the Klondike Gold Rush
Links to web sites related to the Klondike Gold Rush.
Lightning Larry, a play about the Old West
A Reader's Theater play for 22 players in grades 2-6 about Lightning Larry of the Old West.
The Civil Rights Movement: A Black History Celebration
A collection of information and resources on the American civil rights movement.
New Deal Network
Information about the New Deal period including the role of Eleanor Roosevelt, the TVA and its role in providing widespread availability of electricity, and an image and documents library.
Powers of Persuasion Exhibit
From the National Archives, a collection of poster art from World War II.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Information about the Holocaust and the museum itself.
World War I - Trenches on the Web
Information on the people, places, and events of World War I.
WPA Life Histories--Home Page
Life histories of Americans in the 1930s describe each subject's family education, income, occupation, political views, religion and mores, medical needs, diet and other observations. A project of the Library of Congress.
The Historical Text Archives
A collection of primary source documents.
History of the United States
An excellent collection of text materials and links to other sites relating the history of the United States. Housed at Mississippi State University.
My Virtual Reference Desk - History on the Internet
Links to sites with historical information.
U.S. Historical Documents Archive
A chronological list of links to documents related to U.S. history.
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