- I. The Americas
- Migration Theories
Land Bridge - historical and cultural significance
Paleoenvironmental Atlas - provides historical and geologic
information on past climates and environments in this region
of northwestern North America and northeastern Asia.
Beringia - covers the history of the land mass and evidence
of human migration patterns through the area.
the Land Called Beringia - discussion of the different
groups that may have used this northern land bridge once connecting
Siberia and Alaska.
Peoples of North America: Origins - theories, methods
and evidence of how the Americas were populated
Man in North America: The Known to the Unknown
- Native Americans
- GIS Windows on Native Lands, Current Places, and History
- A Site For Life Long Learners - numerous links
Library Map Collection - Historical Maps of the
- Native Americans:
The First Peoples - The Greatest Native American
Search Engine on the Internet
Indian Tribal Directory - Locate federally recognized
tribes by tribe, by state and by city/state.
- NativeWeb: Resources
for Indigenous Cultures Around the World - Developed
by a group of historians, independent scholars, and activists,
NativeWeb offers a gateway to more than 4,000 historical and
contemporary resources relating to over 250 separate nations.
Origin of the Iroquois Nation
Americans - Internet Resources
- II. Western Europe
- Life in the Middle Ages
- Medieval History
- Life in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance
- NetSerf -
The Internet Connection for Medieval Resources
- Links to General Information of Europe during the Middle
of European Feudalism
- A Guide to Online Research
Progress - Eurasia and Pre-Columbian America
- European Exploration
of Exploration - motivation, sponsoring countries, explorers
Expansion into North America
- 1492: An
Ongoing Voyage - What was life like in those areas before
1492? What spurred European expansion? How did European,
African and American peoples react to each other? What were some
of the immediate results
of these contacts?
of Discovery 1340-1600 - world map illustrating the routes
and events of Spanish, Portuguese, English, French, and Dutch
of Exploration Time Line - from 3200 BCE to 1779.
- World Affairs
- description of activities of major nations
The Science of Sailing
the World - how the Portugese inventions influenced the
age of exploration
- III. Africa
- Brief introduction to civilizations
of the Continent of Africa - Throughout the Post-Classical
period, a myriad of civilizations arose on the continent of Africa.
One factor was the rise of trading societies; another was the
flood of wealth into the Continent. These pages discuss
aspects of each civilization in great detail.
- historically important as a post on
the trans-Saharan caravan route
- one of the great civilizations in Africa
Virtual Classroom - discover African civilizations