HISTORY AND SOCIAL SCIENCE


http://www.coe.ohio-state.edu/globaled/home.cfm    www.TeachGlobalEd.net  from Ohio State University's Social Studies and Global Education Program offers a wealth of resources on regions of the world and issues of current multicultural and international significance. 
http://www.learner.org/biographyofamerica/  A Biography of America from Annenberg/CPB. Learn the History of America with Key Events, Transcripts, Maps, and Webography available for every topic.
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html  The Library of Congress presents "American Memory."  Browse by topic for interesting readings in the Humanities. You can also read the Thomas Jefferson papers here.
http://www.besthistorysites.net/ Find the best sites for various periods and categories of History. The site also includes a link to the best multimedia sites. Use the arrow under "Jump to" for a full list of resources.
http://www.pbs.org/ktca/liberty/  Don't miss this pbs.org site on  Liberty! The American Revolution.
http://www.ushistory.org/march/  Take a virtual marching tour of the American Revolution.
http://www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/revolution/  The History Place covers the Early Colonial Era (Beginnings to 1700), The American Revolution. Washington, Lincoln, the U.S. Civil War, Child Labor, World War II, Kennedy, the Vietnam War, Apollo 11, and more.
http://www.civil-war.net/  Don't miss this comprehensive Civil War Home Page.
http://www.onlinecollegeclasses.com/from-slavery-to-freedom-a-history-of-african-americans.html   Online College Classes.com covers African-American history from slavery to freedom. After brief introductory topics, you will find links to resources and key figures in the struggle to gain freedom and full civil rights.
http://sunsite.utk.edu/civil-war/  Click "To the Civil War Resources" and then Lincoln's annual message to congress. Use buttons at the top of the page for Speeches, Places, Resources, and Index.
http://history.acusd.edu/gen/WW2Timeline/start.html  Don't miss this World War II timeline with related links, pictures, maps and documents.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/war/wwtwo/  This BBC Home Page History of World War Two also has a multimedia zone where you can listen to voices from the past and watch video clips from history programs.
http://www.loc.gov/folklife/ndl.html  Special collections and presentations of The American Folklife Center. The materials include manuscripts, photographs, and audio and video recordings, such as man-on-the-street interviews after the attack on Pearl Harbor.
http://artzia.com/History/Biography/  Read biographies of fascinating historical figures who have had worldwide influence in different historical eras.
http://www.law.cornell.edu/topics/civil_rights.html The Legal Information Institute gives an overview of Civil Rights Legislation with links to The Constitution, Federal Statutes, State Statutes and International Information.
http://www.tc.cornell.edu/Edu/ArtSocGateway/  The Cornell Theory Center Arts and Social Science Gateway provides links to social science areas, including Culture, Demographics, Economics, Geography, Government, History, and News Media.
http://www.bartleby.com/151/  The World Factbook, 2003 gives demographic, geographic, political, and economic data on all nations. Maps and flags of all nations are included.
http://scu.edu/ethics/   Santa Clara University's Markkula Center for Applied Ethics focuses on  ethical issues of the 21st century.  Focus areas include Business Ethics, Biotechnology & Health Care Ethics, Character Education, Global Ethics, Government Ethics, and Technology Ethics.
http://scu.edu/ethics/architects-of-peace/alpha-index.html  Santa Clara University's Architects of Peace Project sponsored by the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics. Recipients of Peace awards are listed alphabetically. With each entry there is a link for Resources for Teachers and Students and Reflections for Working Towards Peace.
http://www.spiritual-endeavors.org/basic/dali-new-mil.htm  The Dali Lama's Secular Ethics for the new millenium
http://www.oac.cdlib.org/sitemap.html  Portal to the Online Archive of California - Click on Browse Images and Browse Texts transcripts of oral histories, personal narratives, letters, press releases, newspaper articles, and other types of documents.
http://www.scu.edu/SCU/Programs/Diversity/scvasian.html  A guide to and historical account of Asian Americans in Santa Clara County
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/SSEAL/SouthAsia/  Resources on South Asia from the UC Berkely Library
http://americanhistory.si.edu/perfectunion/resources/history.html  A More Perfect Union / Japanese Americans & the U.S. Constitution
http://www.scu.edu/SCU/Programs/Diversity/scvafric.html  A guide to and historical account of African Americans in Silicon Valley
http://www2.worldbook.com/wc/popup?path=features/cinco&page=html/immigration.htm&direct=yes  History of Hispanic  American Immigration
http://www.lulac.org/Issues/Immigran.html   Articles and Documents from the League of United Latin American Citizens  (LULAC) on issues such as human rights, immigration, and globalization
http://www.sjlibrary.org/research/web/iguide_subjectList.htm?t=215&mode=  From SJ Library.org, many links to the history of the Bay Area (Local History) and California
http://artzia.com/Society/Geography/  This site covers physical and human geography and the seven continents with maps of each. 
http://www.hyperhistory.com/online_n2/History_n2/a.html  HyperHistory Online contains over 2000 files covering 3000 years of World History.
http://www.historychannel.com/  The History Channel is provided by Arts & Entertainment Television Networks and is a commercial site. Interesting features are the History of the World Timeline and the many audio and video clips of famous speeches and world events, accessed through the video/audio button.
http://factfinder.census.gov/home/saff/main.html  This U.S. Census Bureau site is a great source for population, housing, economic, and geographic data.
http://www.becominghuman.org/ Becoming Human is an excellent interactive video documentary that tells the story of human origins through millions of years of evolution. This is a must see site regardless of personal beliefs.
http://usinfo.state.gov/usa/infousa/politics/politics.htm  InfoUSA provides an overview of the U.S. Government and the political system.
http://www.immigrantinfo.org/kin/  Knowledge of Immigrant Nationalities provides background information on the immigrant groups that populate Santa Clara County.
http://www.immigrantinfo.org/kin/   Legal Services Community Resource Library associated with KIN above.
http://dir.yahoo.com/Arts/Humanities/History/U_S__History/By_Subject/Immigration/  A long list of wonderful sites on the history of immigration to the U.S.
http://www.rapidimmigration.com/usa/1_eng_immigration_history.html#today Facts on U.S. immigration history, information about immigration (Green Card Lottery), and tips for living in the USA (click Coming to the USA). 
http://www.archives.gov/welcome/index.html  Homepage of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). Links give you access to the Exhibit Hall, Digital Classroom, Records of Congress, and Presidential Libraries (click The Libraries Online).


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