History Websites

 

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World History, American, Civil War, Great Battles, World War II, Aviation & Technology (10-12th grade reading level)

http://www.thehistorynet.com/

 

Quizzes on American History

http://www.quia.com/dir/hist/

 

Explore the Amazing World of Early America (Read what famous Americans wrote themselves!)

http://earlyamerica.com/earlyamerica/index.html

 

American Revolution (interactive timeline, games, links, all you’d ever want to know) (11th grade level)

http://www.pbs.org/ktca/liberty/chronicle/timeline.html

 

 

Black History in America (Interesting reading!) (11th grade reading level)

http://www.coax.net/people/lwf/bew_aej.htm

 

Slave Narratives (To read more, you must find the collections through your library)

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/snhtml/snvoices00.html

   

The Civil War (activities, timeline with graphics) (6 – 8th grade reading level)

http://www2.lhric.org/pocantico/civilwar/cwar.htm

 

The U.S. Civil War (interactive timeline) (12th grade reading level)

http://www.historyplace.com/civilwar/index.html

 

The Underground Railroad  (interactive story about the courage of black Americans in their journeys to freedom)  (3rd grade reading level)

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/features/99/railroad/j1.html

 

Discovering Lewis and Clark

http://www.lewis-clark.org/

 

World War I and the Shaping of the 20th Century  (interactive timeline, links) (10th grade reading level)

http://www.pbs.org/greatwar/

 

World War I – Trenches on the Web, a Library (a truly beautiful website, trivia, music of WWI) (12th)

http://www.worldwar1.com/reflib.htm

 

World War II (Extensive collection of stories, photos, essays on the Holocaust)

(12th grade reading level)

http://motlc.wiesenthal.org/

 

U.S. Merchant Marines (covers all wars) (12th grade reading level)

http://www.usmm.org/

 

History of the Holocaust (essays, pictures, autobiographies, links)

(11th grade reading level)

http://www.holocaust-history.org/

 

The Story of the Jewish Brigade in World War II

http://www.olinfilms.com/brigade/resources/tour/index.html

 

Indian Artwork and Descriptions (6th grade reading level)

http://www.hopimarket.com/

 

Native American Nations (Links of all Nations in alphabetical order)

http://www.nativeculture.com/lisamitten/nations.html

The Vietnam War Timeline (12th grade reading level)

http://www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/vietnam/

 

Reflections on a War, In the Trenches (Click on either on the website)

(5th grade reading level)

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/vietnam/index.html

 

The Cold War (1940s – 1990s) (Click on years at bottom of screen) (10th grade reading level)

http://www.coldwar.org/