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AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY
- Africa Within: Sojourner Truth
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Timeline - Information compiled by 2nd graders at Pocantico Hills School in New York
- Living Under Enslavement--African Americans on Hermitage Plantation
- Our Virtual Underground Railroad Quilt
- Sojourner Truth A Brief Biography
- The Underground Railroad - This National Geographic site lets you follow the footsteps of Harriet Tubman. It includes a short interactive journey, classroom ideas, maps, timeline
- American Revolution (List of informational sites)
- American Revolution for Kids
- KidInfo The Road to Revolution
- KidsKonnect American Revolution Fast Facts
- The History Place-American Revolution - Timeline of the war, pictures and text, Declaration of Independence, A New Nation.
COLONIES AND EARLY AMERICA
- American Colonies (Social Studies for Kids)
- Archiving Early America - Resources, movies, videos, about earlyAmerica.
- KidInfo The American Colonies
- ThinkQuest Colonial Kids
- Christopher Columbus
- Christopher Columbus Online Coloring Pages
- English Explorers - This site includes Cabot, Gilbert, Raleigh, Drake, and Frobisher.
- Explorers of the Millennium-Hall of Fame
- French Explorers - This site includes De Verrazano, Champlain, Joliet, Cartier, Marquette, and De La Salle.
- Kid Info Explorer Sites
- Leif Erikson
- Portugese Explorers - This site includes Vasco Da Game and Prince Henry the Navigator.
- Spanish Explorers - This site includes Columbus, Balboa, Ponce de Leon, De Soto, Pizarro, Cortex, Magellan, Coronado, and Cabrillo.
GEOGRAPHY AND MAPS
- America's Library (Library of Congress) - Good site for general American History at an elementary level.
- Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
- Early America
- Eye Witness History Through the Eyes of Those Who Lived It - Stories such as Escape from Slavery, Pioneers Riding the Overland Stage, Crossing the Plains in 1865,
- Fenwick Crab House
- Flags of the World - Search for any flag by country, geography, keyword or title.
- Funschool Globe Rider
- Lemonade Stand-Cool Math for Kids
- Johnstown Flood
- KidZone Geography
- Kid Info...School Subjects American History - General American history site.
- MegaMaps - Free Software Downloads from Owl and Mouse Educational Software
- Pages from HerStory - Library of Congress site with information from diaries, journals and memoirs that show a glimpse of women in history.
- The Discovery Channel - Companion site to the TV. channel.
- The History Channel (Where the Past Comes Alive)
- The History Place - Great info and features including the American Revolution, Civil War, Abraham Lincoln, Apollo 11, etc.
- US Online Interactive Map
- ushistory.org - Virtual tours and information on Philadelphia historic sites, war battlefields, documents of freedom, Revolutionary War, and general highlights of American History.
- Access Kansas
- Kansas Communities on the Web
- Kansas Historical Society
- KidsKonnect Kansas
- KSHS Topics in Kansas History: Cultural and Ethnic Groups
- List of Cities in Kansas
- Secretary of State Kansas Kids Page
LEWIS AND CLARK
- 42 Explore-Lewis and Clark Expedition
- Discovering Lewis and Clark - Exploration, Journal Excerpts, audio files, maps, photos, etc.
- Follow in the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark
- Lewis and Clark Expedition: Create Your Own Adventure
- Lewis and Clark's Historic Trail
- National Geographic: The Journey
- National Geographic: Go West Across America with Lewis and Clark
- PBS Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery
- Species at Risk-Lewis and Clark-Plants and Animals from the Sierra Club
- Time: Journal Samples
NATIVE AMERICAN INDIANS
- All About Native Americans by Sue LeBeau
- Iroquois Oral Traditions
- Native Americans - Site compiled by 5th grade students from Mountain City Elementary School covering nine different tribes.
- Native American Culture-Scholastic History Mystery Game
- North American Groups
- The Native American Bedtime Story Collection - Short stories of Native Americans to read on the web. Summaries about the story and estimated online reading time included.
NEWS AND CURRENT EVENTS
- CNN News www.cnn.com
- Fox 4 News
- KCTV 5 News
- KMBC News Channel 9
- My Virtual Newspaper
- National Geographic Kids News
- Scholastic News Online
- The Kansas City Star
- Time for Kids
- A&E's Biography - Fun, interactive website of biographical information presented on the popular A&E television show.
- Albert Einstein's Images and Impact Museum
- Ben Franklin Tercentenary
- Biographical Dictionary - More than 25,000 notable men and women from ancient times to present day can be found here.
- Fact Monster
- Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad (Pocantico Hills School)
- My Hero: An Interactive Series
- Abraham Lincoln - Mrs. Wellman's Wonder Workers
- Abraham Lincoln - Mrs. Payton's First Grade Class links to Abe Lincoln's boyhood home, picture gallery, quiz, treasure hunt, teacher lessons, classroom activity suggestion.
- CyberHunt American Presidents Crossword Puzzle
- George Washington for Kids
- George Washington Portrait
- George Washington Treasure Hunt
- Gettysburg Flag Works-Ford's Theatre
- Lincoln Home National Historic Site - Home tour, Lincoln homes through the years, slavery, timeline, the Lincoln family and more.
- Monticello the Home of Thomas Jefferson
- Mount Vernon-George Washington's Home
- President for a Day
- The History Place Presents Abraham Lincoln - Timeline and pictures of Lincoln's life.
- The Life of Abraham Lincoln - Good site for elementary grades, created by the students at Berwick Academy.
- The Life of George Washington
- 50 States and Capitals
- Connect the States Game
- KidZone United States and Canada
- State Development - Watch how the 48 contiguous states developed from 1650-1907.
- The USA Quiz
- U.S. States and Capitals Matching Game
- U.S. State Map Drag and Drop Game
- American Bald Eagle
- American Flag Pictures
- Ben Franklin's Guide to the U.S. Government
- Betsy Ross Home Page - Learn about the making of our national flag and about Betsy herself.
- Flag of the United States of America
- Liberty Bell
- LiveCam Statue of Liberty
- Mount Rushmore-American Experience
- Statue of Liberty - National Park Service site with good information on the statistics, size, etc., of the Statue.
- The Empire State Building - Virtual tour of the building.
- The Statue of Liberty - Tour the Statue, Liberty Island and Ellis Island. This site also links to many important sites in New York City.
Degree White House Tour
- Abraham Lincoln Memorial
- Arlington National Cemetery
- Arlington National Cemetery Website
- Jefferson Memorial
- Jefferson Memorial
- Lincoln Memorial
- Smithsonian Castle
- Supreme Court Building
- The Capitol of the United States
- The Lincoln Memorial
- The Smithsonian Institute
- The Virtual Wall
- The White House for Kids
- U.S. Capitol Virtual Tour
- Vietnam Veterans Memorial
- Virtual Tour of the Old Supreme Court Chamber
- Washington, D.C. Pictures
- Washington Monument
- White House History