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General History

Best of History Web Sites
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
This site allows you to search and view newspaper pages from 1880-1922 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.
Consists of over 130,000 pages of historical content; 5,300 timeline events; 800 battle outlines; 350 biographies; and thousands of images and maps.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
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
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
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
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
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
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)
Ancient Egypt
Ancient World Web
Greece: Crucible of Civilization
Illustrated History of the Roman Empire
Imperatoribus Romanis: An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors
The Roman Empire in the First Century
Internet Ancient History Sourcebook
Theban Mapping Project: The Valley of the Kings

Medieval & Renaissance Periods

A History of the Crusades
NetSERF : The Internet Connection for Medieval Resources
IMS : Internet Medieval Sourcebook
Medieval and Renaissance History
The Middle Ages: Feudal Life
The Renaissance

European History

BritainExpress: English History & Heritage
Britannia: British History
Exploring the French Revolution
The Napoleonic Guide
The History of Italy
History of Italy: Primary Documents
BBC: In Search of Scotland
Vikings: The North Atlantic Saga

History: Middle East, Africa, Asia & Australia

Islam: Empire of Faith
Islamic Civilization
History of China
Library of Congress: China a Country Study
Chinese Cultural Studies: Concise Political History of China
The Story of Africa
PBS: Africa Online
Australia: Australian History on the Internet

Military History

The Great War Society
Library of Congress: World War I
Trenches on the Web: World War I
Treaty of Versailles
Remembering Pearl Harbor
US Army: Normandy
The National WWII Museum
Haze Gray & Underway - Naval History and Photography