These databases from ABC-Clio will give you a solid foundation for your topic.
- World History: Ancient and Medieval
- World History: Modern
- American History
- Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society
- Google Timelines: Insert your topic, and get a timeline.
- EyeWitness to History: primary source material from ancient times to present
- Best of History Website (Thomas Daccord) Contains links to over 1200 history-related web sites that have been reviewed and ranked for quality, accuracy, and usefulness.
- Pro-Con Website Parallax News whose mission is to produce a resource that equally represents all views.
- Alcove 9: An Annotated List of Reference Websites (Library of Congress) Collection of websites selected and annotated by Humanities and Social Sciences Division subject specialists.
- Sporcle: Play a game and learn geography-highly recommended by Ms. White!
- Industrial Revolution
- The Industrial Revolution in the United States – Primary Source Set – For Teachers (Library of Congress)
- Internet History Sourcebooks
- HowStuffWorks “Industrial Revolution”
- Opposing Voices
- The Roots of American Industrialization, 1790-1860 | Economic History Services
- Women Workers in the British Industrial Revolution | Economic History Services
- Ancient Greece Part of Washington State University’s World civilizations: An Internet Classroom and Anthology
- The Orb: Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies
- The Online Medieval and Classical Library
- The WWW Virtual Library, History Index, Medieval Europe
- Internet Medieval Sourcebook
- American Memory Historic maps, photos, documents, audio and video from the Library of Congress.
- National Archives
- Digital History Everything from an online U.S. History Text Book to Annotated Documents to Essays.
- A Chronology of US Historical Documents
- United States Military Academy War Maps Atlases and maps from the battle of Marathon (490 B.C.) through to Somalia (1993).
- American Social History Primary sources for 19th and 20th century topics.
- The Opper Project A collection of historical cartoons, and lesson plans for how to use them.
- The Constitution Daily provides your daily news about our founding document, giving you the latest headlines from national, regional, and local news s sources, and keeping you informed about the Constitution’s relevance to your everyday life.
- Podcasts from the National Constitution Center
- Bill of Rights Institute Read breaking news related to the Bill of Rights, gathered by Institute staff every school day, from reputable news sources across the country.
- Articles on the Bill of Rights from the New York Times
- ABC News-The Constitution Project
- Points of View Reference Center available through MARVEL!
- Exlporing Constitutional Law This site is maintained by The University of Missouri-Kansas City Law School.
- Native Americans
- Civil War, Slavery, Abolitionism
- Women’s Social and Political Movements
- Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000
- Women’s Labor History A collection of articles and information from the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees.
- Documents from the Women’s Libration Movement An online archival collection from the Special Collections Library, Duke University.
- Federal Research Division: Country Studies Presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world and examines the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they are shaped by cultural factors.
- Internet Modern History Sourcebook This site offers an excellent selection of primary documents. (See also the Early Modern History Sourcebook.)
- French Revolution Website (Liberty, Equality, Fraternity) French revolutionary songs, documents, etc.
- Course Website for Modern Germany History at Grinnell
- History of Germany: Primary Documents Excellent site for German history.
- Eurodocs: Primary Documents from Western Europe
- Russian and East European Virtual Library A great regional resource.
- United States Institute of Peace Library An excellent starting-point for recent topics on conflict areas, with many links.
- Institute for War and Peace Reporting For recent topics on conflict areas, this site offers high-quality reporting and searchable archives.