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History & Biography
50 United States
  • Information about each state in the United States, including famous people, state songs, state flags and more 

America's Story from America's Library

The American Civil War

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
  • How the U.S. government works

Castles of the World

Central Intelligence Agency World Factbook

Early America 
Exploring Ancient World Cultures 

History Channel 
  • This Day in History

History's Best on PBS
  • United States and world history based on PBS programs The 50 States History and Government
  • Basic Facts on World and U.S. History

National Geographic Mount Rushmore

Native Americans

Newspapers in the 50 States
  • Links to over 3,300 U.S. newspapers; good source for current events 

The Oregon Trail

Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection
  • Includes maps of countries, maps of cities and U.S. historical maps

Places in the News

Presidents of the United States

SACNAS Biography Project
  • Short biographies of prominent scientists presented by the Society for Advancement of Chicano and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)

Today in History

Tudor History

The Wild West

World Flag Database