The African American: A Journey from Slavery to Freedom: Facts and information about the background, the Events, and the Personalities important to the journey from slaves to freedom
The African-American Mosaic from the Library of Congress: This exhibit covers only four areas: Colonization, Abolition, Migrations, and the WPA; the first Library-wide resource guide to the institution's African- American collections. Covering the nearly 500 years of the black experience in the Western hemisphere, the African-American Mosaic surveys the full range size and variety of the Library's collections, including books, periodicals, prints, photographs, music, film, and recorded sound.
African American World from PBS: For over 500 years, people of African descent have shaped the course of American history. From the fight against slavery to the March on Washington, relive the triumphs and tragedies of the African American experience with this extensive timeline of African American history. Collection of materials which cover about 500 years of African-American History; photographs; documents; books; music; film; recorded sound from four historical eras: Colonization, Abolition, Migration, and the Work Projects Administration
America's Journey Through Slavery from PBS: America's journey through slavery is presented in four parts. For each era, you'll find a historical Narrative, a Resource Bank of images, documents, stories, biographies, and commentaries
Black History Hot list: Links to the most important African-American Historical Events
The Berlin Wall Online:Vast amounts of information on the Berlin Wall, including history, a timeline; an extensive collection of photographs with views of Checkpoint Charlie, escapes, wall art and the walls demolition; facts about the wall: and an extensive archive of documents (most in German) and photographs; Berlin Wall sites geared for children - SEARCHABLE by keyword
How Stuff Works: The Berlin Wall: Introduction to How the Berlin Wall Worked, What Came Before: Berlin Wall History, The Reason for the Berlin Wall, The Berlin Wall Itself, Living In the Shadow of the Wall, Leading Up to The Fall of the Berlin Wall
Newseum: The Berlin Wall: Interactive Exhibits which give historical background about the Berlin Wall
Berlin Wall - from Wikipedia: Historical Overview
Famous Historical Trials: Read about the most famous trials in history; Includes source documents, images, Real Audio files, description and commentary, information about each trial may include biographies, maps, chronologies, pictures, original documents, and bibliographies
Famous Trials: Collection of links to famous trials. This is not an exhaustive list, and there are links to other "famous trial" collections at the bottom of the page
Famous World Trials: Links to historical information about world famous trials
1930s Great Depression - from Wikipedia: Historical background of the Great Depression
History.com: The Great Depression: Video and Facts
The Great Depression: Historical information
Have Fun with History: The Great Depression: Although the economic distress of the Great Depression ended nearly 70 years ago, it suddenly has relevance for us now. Find out how people lived during those tumultuous times through home movies, newsreel
The Hindenburg Disaster: Complete Historical Background
Have Fun with History: The Hindenberg Disaster: An online video
PBS: The Hindenburg: Interactive Diagram of the Hindenburg, The Chemistry of the Disaster, and an Expert Interview
America and the Holocaust: Read letters, speeches and other documents; Track the horror of the Holocaust from Kristallnacht to the Liberation of the camps Real Audio interviews with experts; Examine the Holocaust timeline; Link to background information on the people and important events ; Explore a database of people and places of the Holocaust
Holocaust on Trial from Nova Online: Explore a timeline of Nazi atrocities, consider the legacy of Nazi medical experiments, and learn the difference between "good science" and "bad science.
Holocaust Survivors: Holocaust as seen through the eyes of its survivors. Read their stories. Hear them speak. Look at their family photographs. Consult the encyclopedia and read the historical introduction to the Holocaust. Explore the Holocaust further by visiting some of the other Holocaust sites on the Internet which are listed on the Links page.
Jewish Virtual Library: The Holocaust: Historical background
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Historical Information for students
September 11th Digital Archive: Stories, Images, Digital Animations, Documents, Interviews, Audio and Video - AN EXCELLENT resource
September 11th Attacks - from Wikipedia: Background, informational facts, photographs
September 11 News: Sept. 11th archived news, photos, graphics, images, webs, and newspapers
Encyclopedia Titanica: RMS Titanic passenger and crew biography, Titanic history, VIDEO
History.com: The Titanic: Facts, photographs, video
Have Fun with History: The Titanic: An online video
Have Fun with History: Historical Events: An online resource full of American History streaming videos, activities, links and resources; EXCELLENT VIDEOS!
Important Events of the Twentieth Century: Some of the most important events in the twentieth century took years to accomplish, while others took only minutes. Twentieth century history is made up of both the large and the small events that shaped it. Links to the events
Most Important Events in the Twentieth Century: Links to websites that explain both the large and the small events of the Twentieth Century
A Thousand Years of History: Experience the people, events and achievements of the last 1,000 years of history.
U.S. History: Schmoop U.S. history is written primarily by Ph.D. and Masters students from top universities (Stanford, Berkeley, Harvard, and Yale) an annotated timeline of events throughout the history of the United States; An EXCELLENT RESOURCE!
Year by Year: 1900 - 2008: Short descriptions of historical events that happened in each year
The People History: Where People Memories and History Join Together; Find The History of Cost Of Living, Prices, Events, Popular Social Culture, Inventions, Technology By Year, Decade or Type From The 20's, 30's, 40's, 50's, 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's and The New - included also are OVER 2,000 videos related to the year or decade or other sections of the site.
*History Central lists Major Historical events that have taken place in Ancient and World History.
*A news reporter, Robert Blevins - AB of Seattle , believes that there are ten famous historical events, that helped to define America as we know it today.
*On November 29, 1009, the Sun newspaper reported what they believe to be the ten worst historical events in US history.
*It is reported that are 10 Forgotten Facts about Famous Historical Events.
*Throughout history there have been many epic disasters recorded.
*Mysteries surround many historical events.
American History Calendar: A calendar site showing American history in a unique way: through a user-friendly web calendar. Birthdays of important people in American history and important events in American history can be viewed; interactive - browse through it and display details on a specific person or event. A printer friendly version of the calendar is also available.
Smithsonian National Museum of American History Search Engine: Discover history through objects, photographs, interactive timelines: Complete archived collections - excellent!
The History Channel: Each month the History Channel takes new explorations into the past and puts them on display for you, utilizing state-of-the-art interactive technology; listen to speeches drawn from the most famous broadcasts and recordings of the Twentieth Century. The History Channel Time Machine brings you to a different speech every day; trivia quiz; fact of the day; games.
American Memory Learning Page of the Library of Congress: Historical collections of photographs, documents, motion pictures, and sound recordings about American culture and history - SEARCHABLE by keyword
Biographies of Famous People Both Past and Present: - SEARCHABLE by keyword
The Biographic Dictionary: Covers more than 33,000 notable men and women who have shaped our world from ancient times to the present day- SEARCHABLE by keyword
Encyclopedia Smithsonian: Encyclopedia Smithsonian features answers to frequently asked questions about the Smithsonian and links to Smithsonian resources from A to Z
Information Please: On-Line Dictionary; Encyclopedia; Almanac, and MORE
Who2: Find famous people biographies fast! This site also lists links to more information about each person. - SEARCHABLE by keyword
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