Web Sites


Many world history timelines:
This site has hundreds of universial history timelines covering many periods and individual nations, as well as all US states and several cities.
World HyperHistory:
This site has extensive timelines emphasizing important people in all areas with text links. Timelines of major civilizations from 1000 BC to the present.

Animated Map Sites

History Animated:
This extraordinary site animates in detail the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, and World War II.
Shockwave interactive maps:
Here are a number of interactive maps on North American history. This is from the University of Oregon.

Static Map Sites

Index of historic maps:
This site provides an outline of geographic areas and historic periods, with links to maps on the web.


Brief introduction to each state:
This page provides a list of the states, and location. Select a state for a brief introduction to it.

U.S. History Chronologies

American Memory timeline, Library of Congress:
Sections of U.S. history have links to primary sources in the Library of Congress.
U.S. chronology of documents:
This major resource provides listings of major and minor documents in U.S. history, from the 17th century to the present. Select a document to go to it. From the Avalon collection at Yale.

Overall U.S. History

U.S. History articles and artifacts:
This site has historical articles, presidential materials, biographies, and links.
U.S. History articles:
This site from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands has numerous articles, general histories, presidential materials, biographies, and links.
American History Modules:
Here are twenty modules, each a brief chapter of American history. Valuable support materials include primary sources and visual aids.


White House:
This is the official White House listing of U.S. Presidents, with portraits and brief biographies.
Essentials of U.S. Presidents:
This is an excellant site for basic information on all the presidents, including the electoral vote, cabinets, internet biograpies and internet sources.
Essentials of U.S. Presidents:
This site from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands has extensive material on all the American Presidents.

U.S. History Gateways

U.S. History for Younger Students :
This is a terrific gateway to web sites on American history for all students. It is visually delightful and very well organized.
Virtual Library for history:
This site provides access to many reference websites. "The best single gateway for history resources on the net." --Houghton-Mifflin
Hotlist of U.S. history websites
This site from the Franklin Institute Online lists hot websites for U.S. History.
American studies links:
This is an excellant and usable arrangement of materials related to American history.