Search Engines
 
Altavista - searches all pages for key words
Infoseek - allows for search within a search
Yahoo - presents pages screened first by research team
Yahooligans - offers pages appropriate for children
Looksmart - divides each page into manageable categories
 

 Historical Documents
 
Mayflower Compact
Common Sense
Declaration of Independence
Articles of Confederation
Louisiana Purchase
Constitution
Gettysburg Address
I Have a Dream
Historical Documents Subject Index
 

 Timelines
 
United States History Chronology - 1492-1999
Thematic Timelines
 

 Maps
 
Maps - Great links to tons of Educational Maps
Map Collections: 1544-1996 Library of Congress
Historical U.S. Maps - Divided by historical topic
Hargrett Rare Map Collection - original maps
Color Landform Maps of the United States
U.S. Topographical Map
Earthshots: Satellite Images of Environmental Changes
Excite - State Attractions
National Geographic -Political and Physical Map
Blackline Masters - Printable Black and White Maps
 

 Newspapers/Online News
 
Los Angeles Times
San Jose Mercury News
The Washington Times
USA Today
The New York Times
CNN
ABC News
CBS News
MSNBC
 

 Encyclopedias
 
Encyclopedia.com - Internet's premiere encyclopedia
Encarta - Brief summaries of thousands of topics
Infoplease - Questions answered
Biography.com - Find information on thousands of historical figures
Compton's Encyclopedia - Search for topic
 

 Government Links
 
Library of Congress
Supreme Court
White House
Thomas - Congress
The Cabinet
 

 American History Sites

 
American History Syllabus
The American Dream
American Culture - 2001
History 121 - Lecture Summaries
Crossroads - A K-16 American History Curriculum
The Amazing Magnificent Colossal Cruise Through Time and History - journey back in time to key periods in history
Curriculum Units by Yale-New Haven Institute
Assignment List for Teachers
America Rock - Schoolhouse Rock series - Lyrics, videos and more: the fun way to learn about history
Librarians Index to the Internet - links to comprehensive research sites on the internet
Studyweb - Ranks websites by student interest level and picture content
US History Resources Index - 1200 connections to sites of possible interest to students of United States History
US History Interactive - biographies, documents, quizzes
America's Homepage
History Buff's Homepage newspaper collections
HyperHistory Online - Details regarding American history can be found at this site which provides information about historic events, timelines, civilizations, wars, and people,
Revolution to Reconstruction: Collection of essays presented chronologically - Excellent resource!!!
Social Studies on the Web -topics divided by topic and previewed
Imperialism, World Wars and the 20th Century
AP United States History
AP United States History - Illinois
National History Standards
Statistics