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.
A Biography of America
from Annenberg/CPB. Learn the History of America
with Key Events, Transcripts, Maps, and Webography available for
The Library of Congress presents "American
Memory." Browse by topic for interesting readings
the Humanities. You can also read the Thomas Jefferson papers
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
Don't miss this pbs.org
site on Liberty! The American Revolution.
Take a virtual marching
tour of the American 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.
Don't miss this
comprehensive Civil War Home Page.
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
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.
Don't miss this World
War II timeline with related links, pictures, maps and
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.
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.
of fascinating historical figures who have had worldwide
influence in different historical eras.
The Legal Information
Institute gives an overview of Civil Rights Legislation
with links to The Constitution, Federal Statutes, State Statutes
and International Information.
The Cornell Theory
Center Arts and Social Science Gateway provides links to social
science areas, including Culture, Demographics, Economics,
Geography, Government, History, and News
The World Factbook,
2003 gives demographic,
geographic, political, and economic data on all nations. Maps
and flags of all nations are included.
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
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
Lama's Secular Ethics for the new millenium
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.
A guide to and historical
account of Asian Americans in Santa Clara County
South Asia from the UC Berkely Library
A More Perfect Union / Japanese
Americans & the U.S. Constitution
A guide to and
historical account of African Americans in Silicon Valley
History of Hispanic
Articles and Documents
from the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
on issues such as human rights, immigration, and
From SJ Library.org,
many links to the history of the Bay Area (Local History) and
This site covers
physical and human geography and the seven continents with maps
contains over 2000 files covering 3000 years of World History.
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
This U.S. Census Bureau site
is a great source for population, housing, economic,
and geographic data.
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.
provides an overview of the U.S. Government and the political
of Immigrant Nationalities provides background information
on the immigrant groups that populate Santa Clara County.
Community Resource Library
associated with KIN above.
long list of wonderful sites on the history of immigration to
Facts on U.S.
immigration history, information about immigration (Green Card
Lottery), and tips for living in the USA (click Coming to the
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