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SOCIAL STUDIES RESOURCES


history
General History Links
America's Story Meet amazing Americans; jump back in time, from Library of Congress
HistoryWiz  History search engine
National Museum of American History from the Smithsonian
On this Day from The New York Times
This Day in History from the History Channel
Time Capsule creates a full chart of happenings for any day in history
United Nations School Cyberbus
Unicef Voices of Youth


Curriculum Related Social Studies Links

Native Americans
Ancient Indians  Aztecs, Incas, Mayas
Maya Adventures  Maya Adventure includes images from the Science Museum's anthropological collections and activities developed by the Science Museum's education division

A Gathering of Cultures
Eastern Woodland
The First Americans
First Americans  Dine, Muscogee, Tlingit, Lakota, Iroquois
The Hopi of the Southwest
Indian Culture Excellent resource!!
Iroquois of the Northeast
Iroquois WebQuest
KidInfo: Native American Links
The Lakota of the Plains
Native Americans
Native American Arts
Native American Tribes
NativeTech: Native American Art learn about Native American arts and crafts.
TALK Activities: Native Americans

The Tlingit of the the Northwest

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New York History
ERIE CANAL- A Journey Through History
History of the Erie Canal
NY Discovery & Settlement
NY History


Explorers
Explorers of America
from Enchanted Learning
Explorers of the Millennium  discover the greatest explorers and the places they traveled
KidInfo: Explorers Resources Lots of links
Lewis & Clark's Historic Trail

Virtualology Hall of Explorers - excellent info!
Voyage of Explorers - a ThinkQuest project, great resource!


Revolutionary War
Boston Online
The History Place: Timeline of the American Revolution
KidInfo: The American Revolution 
lots of good links

PBS Liberty Kids

Colonial America
Best of History Websites: Colonial
Colonial Hall: A Look at America's Founders

Colonial Kids: another winner from ThinkQuest
Colonies
KidInfo: Colonial Life
Life in Colonial America
Plymouth Plantation Museum the living history museum of 17th century Plymouth
Rare Map Collection: Colonial America
Virtual Jamestown


Primary Documents
American Memory
American Memory Map Collections: 1500-2003 historical maps! 
American President: Historical Sources (primary sources)
KidInfo: Historical Documents -excellent resource!
NARA Digital Classroom
    Photo Analysis Worksheet
Picturing the Century

Political Cartoons current cartoons from major newspapers


Westward Expansion
Best of History Websites: Westward Expansion

Civil War
KidInfo: Civil War Resources

The Civil War - lots of good background information
Traveling the Underground Railroad


LATIN AMERICAN FIESTA PROJECT RESOURCES:

weather .. country info .. maps .. food & recipes

Food and Recipes

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Industrial Revolution
KidInfo: Industrial Revolution Links

Orphan Train
Orphan Trains of Kansas
PBS Orphan Trains
They Rode the Orphan Train

Immigration
Ellis Island
History of Ellis Island
KidInfo: Immigration Links

 

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