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Best of History Web Sites
www.besthistorysites.net
A portal created for history teachers, students, and general history enthusiasts. Contains annotated links to over 1000 history web sites as well links to hundreds of quality K-12 history-related educational materials including lesson plans, teacher guides, activities, quizzes and more.
Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers
chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/
This site allows you to search and view newspaper pages from 1880-1922 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.
EHistory.com
www.ehistory.com
Consists of over 130,000 pages of historical content; 5,300 timeline events; 800 battle outlines; 350 biographies; and thousands of images and maps. Maintained by Ohio State University's Department of History.
Eyewitness To History
www.eyewitnesstohistory.com
Offers a narrative of key historical events along with comments by those who lived through them. Organized by era (18th Century, 19th Century, etc.) and major events (World War I, World II, Civil War, etc.).
History Central
www.historycentral.com
Covers both World and American History. World topics include timelines and a Nation-by-Nation almanac. Key American History areas include American Presidential Elections, featuring over 600 primary documents in American History and History Maker Biographies covering Presidents, First Ladies, Civil War and Revolutionary War Generals.
HyperHistory Online
www.hyperhistory.com/online_n2/History_n2/a.html
Offers an alternative way to view and study history by plotting events happening across the world for over 3000 years on one huge timeline. It also interweaves information on Science, Politics, Culture, Religion and the Arts to give the serious student of History a better understanding or what factors influenced History being made at certain times and at certain places around the world.
Library of Congress Country Studies
memory.loc.gov/frd/cs/cshome.html
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.
PBS - History
www.pbs.org/history
Through shows like The American Experience and Ken Burns' American Stories, PBS has produced a wide array of features on interesting Historical topics and people. Historical topics include; Ancient World, Biographies, United States, War and Espionage and World.
The History Channel
www.history.com
Includes a variety of history timelines, maps as well as a select Speeches and Video section. Also has sections covering World War II and The American Civil War.

Ancient Civilizations

Ancient City of Athens (Greece)
www.stoa.org/athens
Ancient Egypt
www.ancientegypt.co.uk/menu.html
Ancient World Web
www.julen.net/ancient
Greece: Crucible of Civilization
www.pbs.org/empires/thegreeks
Illustrated History of the Roman Empire
www.roman-empire.net
Imperatoribus Romanis: An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors
www.roman-emperors.org
The Roman Empire in the First Century
www.pbs.org/empires/romans
Internet Ancient History Sourcebook
www.fordham.edu/halsall/ancient/asbookfull.html
Theban Mapping Project: The Valley of the Kings
www.thebanmappingproject.com

Medieval & Renaissance Periods

A History of the Crusades
libtext.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/History/History-idx?type=browse&scope=HISTORY.HISTCRUSADES
NetSERF : The Internet Connection for Medieval Resources
www.netserf.org
IMS : Internet Medieval Sourcebook
www.fordham.edu/halsall/sbook.html
Medieval and Renaissance History
www.snowcrest.net/jmike/medieval.html
The Middle Ages: Feudal Life
www.learner.org/exhibits/middleages/feudal.html
The Renaissance
www.learner.org/exhibits/renaissance

European History

BritainExpress: English History & Heritage
www.britainexpress.com/History
Britannia: British History
www.britannia.com/history
Exploring the French Revolution
chnm.gmu.edu/revolution
Napoleon
www.pbs.org/empires/napoleon/home.html
The Napoleonic Guide
www.napoleonguide.com
The History of Italy
www.arcaini.com/ITALY/ItalyHomePage.html
History of Italy: Primary Documents
eudocs.lib.byu.edu/index.php/History_of_Italy:_Primary_Documents
BBC: In Search of Scotland
www.bbc.co.uk/history/scottishhistory
Vikings: The North Atlantic Saga
www.mnh.si.edu/vikings/

History: Middle East, Africa, Asia & Australia

Islam: Empire of Faith
www.pbs.org/empires/islam
Islamic Civilization
www.cyberistan.org
History of China
www-chaos.umd.edu/history/toc.html
Library of Congress: China a Country Study
lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/cntoc.html
Chinese Cultural Studies: Concise Political History of China
acc6.its.brooklyn.cuny.edu/~phalsall/texts/chinhist.html
The Story of Africa
www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/africa/features/storyofafrica
PBS: Africa Online
www.pbs.org/wnet/africa/explore/index_html.html
Australia: Australian History on the Internet
www.nla.gov.au/oz/histsite.html

Military History

The Great War Society
www.thegreatwarsociety.com/
Library of Congress: World War I
memory.loc.gov/ammem/nfhtml/nfexww1.html
Trenches on the Web: World War I
www.worldwar1.com/reflib.htm
Treaty of Versailles
avalon.law.yale.edu/imt/parti.asp
Remembering Pearl Harbor
www.navy.mil/navydata/rph.htm
US Army: Normandy
www.army.mil/cmh-pg/brochures/normandy/nor-pam.htm
The National WWII Museum
www.nationalww2museum.org
Haze Gray & Underway - Naval History and Photography
www.hazegray.org