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National Women's Hall of Fame

Biographies of women significant in the history of the United States

This website created by the magazine Biography contains thousands of entries

The Ultimate Resource of Famous Inventors

Contains a collection of important inventors with links for further study.

Encyclopedia of World Biography

Contains a large biography collection of notable persons.

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum

Digitized archives of JFK. Students can search primary resources )or view digitized media ( i.e. video clips and audio clips).


Illuminating the past through personal narratives and other first-hand sources

The 1900s

A listing of important U.S. events for each year of the century

Lewis & Clark by PBS

From PBS: An interactive site that challenges the student to solve the same problems that Lewis & Clark encountered

All About the Oregon Trail

A resource of information about the Oregon Trail

The National Archives, Digital Vaults

A database of some 1,200 documents, photographs, drawings, maps, other materials in (primary source documents)from the National Archives in Washington DC

Schoolhouse Rock : "How A Bill Becomes a Law" : video

The ever-popular and timeless sing-along animation that teaches the process of lawmaking.

Accessible Archives

A full-text database of primary source materials from 18th and 19th-century periodicals