Social Studies Internet Resources

 

Try these sites for primary sources:

The Internet History Sourcebooks include a host of sources on Ancient and Modern World History, Women's History, African History and much more!

Repositories of Primary Sources is a gold mine for finding primary sources of all kinds.

Avalon Project Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy

Eurodocs Primary Historical Documents from Western Europe

Internet Archive of Texts and Documents

History Guide Resources for Historians

World Civilizations Internet Resources includes information on everything from ancient times to modern world history. Browse "RESOURCES" for a complete listing of topics.

Latin American History Primary Sources

Documents in the News provides a news research source for articles on current events and events dating back to 1995.

History Buff includes historical press coverage of events from sixteenth to the twentieth centuries.

Propaganda Analysis Homepage is all about looking at information critically. Includes a variety of thought-provoking resources.

Click on FirstGov for all United States government information.

GLOBAL HISTORY I

The History Guide contains ninety lectures in European history from ancient Sumer to the fall of Soviet-style communism in 1989. This is an online textbook in western civilization, with special reference to the western intellectual tradition.

Internet History Sourcebooks Project A comprehensive site including sourcebooks on ancient civilizations, medieval history, the Byzantine Empire, and African, East Asian, Indian and Islamic history. Also includes a Science History Sourcebook. These sourcebooks link you directly to primary source documents related to the general historical topic.

North American Pre-History Explore different archaeological sites dating from 10,000 B.C. to 2,000 B.C.

Cave of Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc provides a unique look at this artifact from earliest times.

World Civilizations Internet Resources includes information on everything from ancient times to modern world history. Browse "RESOURCES" for a complete listing of topics.

Ancient History and Culture Sites

Ancient History At this site you'll find in-depth articles, biographies and multimedia covering Pre-History, Anglo-Saxons, Egyptians, Greeks, Romans and Vikings. Includes primary sources.

Exploring Ancient World Cultures: An Introduction to Ancient World Cultures on the World Wide Web This site provides links to many Internet resources about ancient civilizations, including the Near East, India, Egypt, China, Greece, Rome, Early Islam, Mesoamerica, and Medieval Europe.

Minnesota State University Pre-History Exhibits includes information and images relating to the ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia, China, Egypt, Greece, India, Japan and Latin America.

Try the Facts on File Ancient History and Culture database for primary documents, images, maps, charts, biographies and other information about the ancient world. Ask a librarian for the user name and password.

The Ancient Indus Valley includes images of artifacts from this ancient civilization.

Ancient India 2700 BC to 1030 AD This site offers information on the Harappa civilization. See "Photo Gallery" for maps and images.

Harappan Civilization (World Chronology Project) includes information and some images.

Civilizations in America: The Aztecs includes history and images.

Mesoamerican Photo Archives from Tulane University contains photos from archaeological sites and museums in Mexico.

A History of Ancient Babylon

Civilizations in Africa: Mali and Sacred Sites of Mali both offer information and images relating to the ancient Mali civilization of West Africa.

Classical Literature Notes includes summaries and notes on The Iliad, Thucydides' Funeral Oration for Peracles, The Apology of Socrates, Plato's The Republic, The Qur'an and Machiavelli's The Prince.

The Apology of Socrates

The Athenian Constitution

Architecture of Ancient Athens includes many images of the Parthenon, the Acropolis and more.

The Parthenon Page offers a history of this structure.

The Ancient City of Athens includes many images of the Acropolis, Parthenon, Arch of Hadrian, etc.

Minoan Palaces and Minoan Architecture and Minoan Architecture: the Palaces

For overviews and other information on Greek literature go to Gale Literature Resource Center (ask a librarian for the user name and password). Also try the links below:

Xenophon's Constitution of the Lacedaemonians

Lycurgus on Spartan Society

Ancient World Web This site includes links on everything ancient on the web. Use the geography index here. It s the fastest way to find sites dealing with a specific area of the world.

Diotima: Materials on Women and Gender in the Ancient World A resource specifically designed for historical information on women in ancient cultures. Especially useful are the "Visual Images" and "Anthology" links. Many primary and scholarly sources.

Roman History, Coins, and Technology Back PagesThis site has everything in Ancient Rome. Scroll down to the bottom of the page for all of the categories included.

Ancient Russia This is the official site of the Russian National Tourist Office. It includes a clickable time line of Russian history and information about Russian history, art, architecture, and cities.

Byzantium: The Byzantine Studies Page This link provides a gateway to numerous sites dedicated to the history, culture, and art of the Eastern Roman Empire.

The Glory of Byzantium This Metropolitan Museum of Art site chronicles Byzantine history.

Internet History Sourcebooks Project A comprehensive site including sourcebooks on ancient civilizations, medieval history, the Byzantine Empire, and African, East Asian, Indian and Islamic history. Also includes a Science History Sourcebook. These sourcebooks link you directly to primary source documents related to the general historical topic.

Islamic Arts and Architecture includes encyclopedia-type articles on Arabic calligraphy, Islamic architecture, metal and woodwork and decorative art, Oriental rugs and Islamic coins.

Chinese Dynasties

China Chronology

Japanese History

Timeline of Japanese History

Korean History

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Sources on the Middle Ages

Online Medieval and Classical Library A searchable collection of literary works of classical and medieval civilization.

The Medieval World Encyclopedia

The Boke of Gode Cookery: Medieval Recipe Translations Find recipes here for everything from beverages to desserts.

A Medieval Atlas is a collection of links to maps of medieval towns and regions.

Middle Ages This site provides an introduction to feudal life, religion, clothes, homes, entertainment and health during the Middle Ages.

Secrets of Lost Empires: Medieval Siege NOVA online presents this site about medieval castles and the military.

Anthology of Middle English Literature This site includes online biographies and works of Chaucer, Malory, Kempe and more.

Internet Medieval Sourcebook This site provides access to important primary documents of the time.

Medieval Technology Pages explains the history of several innovations of the time including the wheelbarrow and soap.

Medieval Time Ref covers the history of medieval Britain from 800 to 1499 AD. There are links to maps, historical sites, castles, comets and more.

Netserf: The Internet Connection for Medieval Resources this site is a portal to medieval information on the Internet and is organized by subject.

Images from World History Clickable images from the ancient world through feudalism focus primarily on art and architecture. _____________________________________________________________________________________

Sources on the Renaissance

La Renaissance This site offers an introduction to the history, philosophy, art, and science of the Renaissance in Italy, France, Germany, and the Netherlands.

Renaissance Art and Architecture from Boston College

The Italian Renaissance This comprehensive site includes and index to information on people, art, architecture, humanism, literature. It also includes an atlas and timeline. Be sure to scroll down the page to the drop-down menu at the bottom.

Renaissance Exhibit offers information on art, exploration, humanism and gives a list of additional helpful links http://www.learner.org/exhibits/renaissance/resources.html

EuroDocs Medieval and Renaissance Europe includes many primary sources.

Art History: Renaissance Art links to images and information on the art of the Renaissance

Renaissance and Baroque Architecture Links to images of the works of Brunelleschi.

Selected Sources on the Renaissance from the Internet Medieval Sourcebook includes information on humanism, art and politics.

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The Rise and Fall of the Absolute Monarchy in France This Library of Congress site has some excellent primary source material.

Europe on the Eve of the French Revolution

The Victorian Web Covers all things Victorian including political and social history, religion, science, technology, arts and more.

Asia Society's "Ask Asia" An informative reource for Asian and Asian-American studies.

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Sources on World Religions

Christianity This well-organized site is a great outline of the beliefs and practices of Christianity.

Judaism This online encyclopedia includes information on the history, people, beliefs, places and holidays.

Catholicism This site is the portal for the New Advent Catholic Encyclopedia, containing extensive information on the religion.

Islam This site, maintained by Islamic scholars and educators, presents an unbiased overview of the faith.

Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism Information on all three religions may be found at this site.

Baha'i This faith has its origins in Iran and was born out of Islam. This site gives the history of this religion.

Sikhism is the fifth largest religion in the world. This site offers information on its history and beliefs.

Adherents.com offers information on world religions, where they are practiced and who is involved.


GLOBAL HISTORY II and AP EUROPEAN HISTORY

The History Guide contains ninety lectures in European history from ancient Sumer to the fall of Soviet-style communism in 1989. This is an online textbook in western civilization, with special reference to the western intellectual tradition.

Internet History Sourcebook Project The sourcebooks at this site link directly to primary source documents. The Modern History Sourcebook and the Science History Sourcebook are very useful.

The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy for info on philosophers and the various schools of thought.

Global Studies Regents Prep Site from Oswego School District in Oswego, NY.

CIA World Factbook 2006 A great site for current information on all the countries of the world.

Atlapedia Online These reference tools offer extensive background information on more than 250 countries.

Country Studies Area Handbooks Contains information on more than eighty countries.

Background Notes Published by the U.S. State Department, this resource offers information on the history, government, economics, political conditions, and foreign relations, as well as travel, geographical and statistical information on the countries of the world.

International Database of the U.S. Census Bureau This site provides statistical tables of demographic and socioeconomic facts for 227 countries.

Nations of the World Current information on the countries of the world including color maps and national anthems.

The World Bank provides information on finances of countries throughout the globe.

World News Megastories Features in-depth coverage of major news stories from around the world.

Multicultural Home Page This site provides information about various countries and includes graphics, audio clips, and additional links.

Resources on Latin America conatins a huge list of links to information, primary sources and more.

Internet Resources for Latin America

Africa Online is based on the PBS series and offers information and photos on modern Africa.

Religion Topics/Index to the Internet Click on "RELIGION." Then use the search engine to search this site for links to information on the history of world religions.

Internet History Sourcebook Project The sourcebooks at this site link directly to primary source documents. The Modern History Sourcebook and the Science History Sourcebook are most useful.

Internet Women's History Sourcebook includes primary documents on women's history from ancient times and offers a world perspective on such topics as women's suffrage.

World Civilizations Internet Resources includes information on everything from ancient times to modern world history. Browse "RESOURCES" for a complete listing of topics.

EuroDocs: Primary Historical Documents from Western Europe Organized primarily by country, this site includes selected transcriptions, facsimiles, and translations of political, economic, social, and cultural documents, as well as maps and illustrations.

Project Wittenburg's Collection on the Reformation includes primary sources and other information on Luther and the Reformation.

Encyclopedia of British History form 1700-1950

Eighteenth Century Resources on the Net This is a searchable database that includes links to sites related to art, architecture, history, literature, music, philosophy, religion, science, and math of the 18th century.

Napoleon's Coat of Arms This web site is for the AP Euro Napoleon Debate project.

Napoleon and the French Revolution This web site is for the AP Euro Napoleon Debate project.

Napoleon Series All things related to Napoleon.

Napoleon Homepage This site contains historical documents and illustrations related to the reigns of both Napoleon I and Napoleon III.

Life of the Industrial Worker in 19th Century England Text from a 1930 history book tells the stories of factory workers in their own words. Also includes links to related documents.

Child Labour: 1750-1900 includes primary documents related to child labor in Britain during the Industrial Revolution.

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IMPERIALISM 1870 - 1910

The Age of Imperialism covers American Imperialism in Latin America and the Pacific.

The Modern History Sourcebook on Imperialism offers a detailed overview, as well as primary sources from Hobson, Lenin and others.

History of Imperialism and Websites for Imperialism offer large lists of links to many sources on the topic.

Regents Prep: Imperialism

Anti-Imperialism includes primary documents . Look here for Kipling, Twain and more.

"White Man's Burden" and It's Critics Info and sources on Kipling.

Filipino Opinion of Reconcentration

The Age of Imperialism Primary Sources

Imperialism Primary Sources

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European History The "famous DBOALS site" with many links to sites through World War II.

The Jewish State: Theodor Herzl contains primary sources and information on Herzl and the development of Zionism.

Encyclopedia of British History covers the history of Great Britain from 1700-1950. The site includes political cartoons from the period.

The Modern History Sourcebook: the 19th Century is filled with primary sources from every country of Europe. Deals with Nationalism, Italian and German Unifications, 19th century Feminism, the Franco-Prussian War, Revolution of 1848 and much more.

The Victorian Web Covers all things Victorian including political and social history, religion, science, technology, arts and more.

The British Monarchy through the Ages This is the official web site of the British royal family. It provides a comprehensive look at the monarchy, including primary source documents and illustrations.

Documents Online includes an archive of British primary sources.

Women's Suffrage in England This site offers links to a women's suffrage timeline and information about important British suffragettes.

Women's Suffrage in Great Britain: Pro and Con features primary sources from the British Museum documenting opinions for and against women's right to vote in Great Britain.

Declaration by Ataturk to Turkish Youth primary source.

Modern History Sourcebook: India and Pakistan includes information and primary sources on Indian history, including British Occupation, Indian Nationalism, Indian Independence, Gandhi, Pakistan and more.

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World War I Resources

Wars and Conflict: WW I This BBC site includes maps and information on battles.

The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century

Western Civilization: Act III includes links to information on the pre-WW I, WW I and post-war periods.

World War I Resources includes links by country and lots of information on art, photography, cartoons and literature of the "great war."

The First World War Encyclopedia This British site is a treasure trove of information on World War I. Helpful sections include "Women at War", "Trench War", "The Soldiers", "Inventors and the War", "War Literature", "War Artists", "War Statistics", and "Weapons and the War Machine".

First World War Extensive site offering numerous sections include: How It Began, Battles, Who's Who, Timeline, On This Day, Vintage Audio, Photos, first person accounts, and more.

World War I Document Archive An archive of primary documents form World War I with an international focus.

Documents of World War I More primary documents from before, during, and after World War I.

World War I: Trenches on the WebAn archive of documents, maps, photos, songs, articles, and more.

Introduction to First World War Poetry This site contains biographical information on and the poetry of Wilfred Owen, Rupert Brooke, and Siegfried Sassoon. It also includes trench songs and women's World War I poetry.

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World War II Links on the Internet includes links to documents, archives, propaganda and more.

World War II Propaganda Posters includes 31 propaganda posters.

Children in World War II explores everyday life for children during this time.

German Propaganda Archive offers links to posters and other types of Nazi propaganda during the 1930s and 1940s.

Cybrary of the Holocaust Hundreds of links to sites pertaining to the Holocaust, Nazi Germany, etc.

Holocaust Chronicles Click on "LINKS" to find many excellent Internet sources on all aspects of the holocaust, including persected groups.

Center for Holocaust, Genocide and Peace includes an excellent Holocaust Photo Exhibit that may be used for primary source material.

Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies: Documents from the Holocaust includes a links to several primary sources.

Anne Frank the Writer: An Unfinished Story presents an in-depth look at Anne's diaries through a narrated exhibition, interviews and artifacts.

Nuremberg TrialsIncludes interviews and transcripts from the trials at Nuremberg.

The Vietnam War: An Overview in Documents many primary sources representing both American and Vietnamese viewpoints.

The Fall of the Berlin Wall Over 60 photos of the fall of the Berlin Wall, plus links to other resources.

To learn about both sides in the Kosovo-Serb conflict visit The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Official Web Site and The Kosovo Crisis Center.

 

UNITED STATES HISTORY / IB AMERICAS

GPO Access Online Resources is a service of the U.S. Government Printing Office that provides free electronic access to information produced by the federal government.

50 States of the United States Facts about all U.S. states, inlcuding motto, flag, and song.

Stately KnowledgeVisit this site to locate basic factual knowledge about the fifty states including flags, symbols, mottoes, and history.

History CentralHistory Central focuses on American history and includes a large selection of primary documents.

American Memory Learning PageThe most useful site for American History Primary Documents, this site contains digitized collections of the Library of Congress. Photographic panoramas, sound files, video clips, and thousands of other primary documents are available here. Click on "ORIENTATION" and scroll down to "PATHFINDERS" to search this site. A fascinating web site for research or for browsing.

NARA Archival Information Locator (NAIL)Another digital archive of more than 200,000 photographs, drawings, maps, charts, and text documents related to U.S. history.

American History Sources "DBOALS" is at it again with a great list of resources on American and Canadian history.

American Civilization Internet Resources

American History and American StudiesThis site, provided by Yale University, offers a wealth of hyperlinks to various topics in American History organized by period or topic. Topics include cultural history, foreign relations, literary history, military history, politics, women, religion and the history of various ethnic groups in the United States.

A Hypertext on American HistoryThis text is filled with links to wonderful primary documents related to American history.

The Avalon Project: Documents in Law, History and DiplomacyMore primary sources related to American history.

POTUS: Presidents of the United StatesThis site includes brief biographical information and links to additional biographies, speeches and other primary documents related to U.S. presidents.

American President provides information on the history of the presidency and the presidency in action.

Presidents and Presidential Libraries includes information and links to biographies, speeches, etc.

Presidential Campaign Songs from 1860-1920 at the Library of Congress American Memory site.

More Presidential Campaign Songs

National First Ladies' LibraryA list of resources and hyperlinks to biographies.

Douglass Archives of American Public AddressAn archive of speeches important to American history.

History and Politics Out Loud contains audio of political speeches from 1930-1999. Includes speeches by FDR, Churchill, JFK, RFK and Martin Luther King Jr.

Archaeology of Jamestown Explore the original Jamestown settlement.

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Helpful Sources for the Founders Project

Thomas Jefferson

http://etext.virginia.edu/jefferson/quotations/jeff1325.htm

http://www.geocities.com/Athens/7842/

http://www.geocities.com/Athens/7842/archives/

http://classicliberal.tripod.com/jefferson/

Alexander Hamilton

http://www.uscg.mil/hq/g-cp/history/WEBQUOTES/Hamilton.html

http://www.alexanderhamiltonexhibition.org/

http://www.alexanderhamiltonexhibition.org/

http://www.foundingfathers.info/federalistpapers/hamilton.htm

James Madison

http://candst.tripod.com/tnppage/qmadison.htm

http://www.geocities.com/peterroberts.geo/Relig-Politics/JMadison.html#rlg

http://www.geocities.com/crgeidner/madison.html

http://www.law.virginia.edu/html/news/2004_spr/blasi.htm

http://www.apsanet.org/imgtest/JamesMadison.pdf#search=%22%22james%20madison%22%20beliefs%22

http://www.futurecasts.com/Rakove,%20James%20Madison.htm

RELIGION

http://www.stephenjaygould.org/ctrl/quotes_founders.html

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Major Themes at the Constitutional Convention Covers major themes of the Convention including the New Jersey Plan, the Hamilton Plan, the Connecticut Compromise and much more.

The Federalist Papers Online Full-text Federalist Papers.

American Government: The Federal SystemIncludes pre-founding documents such as the Mayflower Compact and Articles of Confederation.

Early America provides primary documents on this period in American history.

American Revolutionary War LinksA compendium of Revolutionary War hyperlinks.

Colonial Williamsburg AlmanackExperience colonial life!

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: A History of American Sweatshops 1820-PresentA virtual tour.

Amistad Home PageCoverage or links to just about everything concerning the 1839 revolt.

Documenting the American SouthThis site includes diaries, memoirs, ex-slave narratives, etc.

American Slave Narratives: An Online AnthologyAn anthology of first-hand accounts of African-Americans who lived during the era of slavery.

Voices from the Days of Slavery provides the opportunity to listen to former slaves describe their lives.

American Civil War HomepageA gateway to numerous Civil War related sites including timelines, letters, graphic images, specific battles, and more.

U.S. Civil War Center includes a large collection of links and virtual exhibits.

Civil War Soldiers and Sailors SystemsLearn what camp like was like for soldiers during the Civil War. Search for names of those who served on both sides during the war.

Abraham Lincoln OnlineDocuments, images, speeches, and links to other sites relating to the "great emancipator."

National Geographic Online Presents: The Underground Railroad

The Civil War CookbookThis site presents over 500 recipes of meals eaten during the Civil War.

The Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War This site,from the University of Virginia,explores neighboring communities in the Shenandoah Valley, one Nothern and one Southern, before, during, and after the Civil War.

Civil War Women: Primary Sources on the Internet Included here are letters, photographs, and full-text diaries of Civil War era women.

Poetry and Music of the War Between the States includes both Union and Confederate music and poetry. Great primary sources!

The History Song Page includes music and lyrics to songs from the Civil War to the protest songs of the 1960s.

Hudson River Portfolio offers rare images and texts about the Hudson Valley region in the 19th century.

American Cultural History: The 20th Century For each decade of the 20th century, this site offers information about art, books, fashion, historical events, music, theatre and more. There are also comparative statistics.

The 20th Century Stories and video clips from the Associated Press represent major events of the 20th century.

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The American Immigration Home PageInformation on the who, when, where and why of immigration history in the U.S.

The Official Ellis Island Site offers information on the immigrant experience through 1924.

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services resources on immigration.

American Memory Project This site, produced by the Library of Congress, includes hundreds of primary documents related to immigration in the United States.

Lower East Side Tenement Museum offers a look at the lives of newly arrived immigrants in New York City.
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Lowell National Historical Park History Pages The mills of Lowell, MA are famous for their role in the industrialization of the U.S. This site includes a wealth of information about this city during the Industrial Revolution.

The Rise of Industrial America covers the dramatic changes in America that took place from 1876-1900.

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory FireThis site includes many primary sources that document this episode in American history.

Anti-Imperialism in the United States

Women's Suffrage in AmericaHistory of the suffrage movement, suffragists, sites, text of the 19th amendment and more.

Eugenics Archive Materials from the Eugenics Record Office at Cold Spring Harbor Lab explore this discredited movement from the early 1900s.

American Memory Project at the Library of Congress contains thousands of primary sources from American history.

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World War I Treaties

Treaty of Versailles To access the complete treaty, click on http://www.lib.byu.edu/~rdh/wwi/versailles.htmlor http://history.sandiego.edu/gen/text/versaillestreaty/vercontents.html

Treaty of Seves --- http://lvweb.lvcsd.k12.ny.us/schools/highschool/library/%20http://www.lib.byu.edu/~rdh/wwi/versa/sevindex.html

Treaty of Trianon --- http://www.lib.byu.edu/~rdh/wwi/versa/tri1.htm

Treaty of Neuilly-sur-Seine --- http://www.lib.byu.edu/~rdh/wwi/1918p/neuilly.html

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New Deal NetworkA database of over 3,000 photographs, political cartoons, and texts devoted to the public works and arts projects of the New Deal.

WPA Life HistoriesInterviews from the Federal Writers Folklore Project, documenting the lives of Americans from many walks of life during the period from 1936-1940.

Voices from the Dust BowlPart of the Library of Congress American Memory site, this page documents the lives of dust bowl migrants from 1940-1941.

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PROPAGANDISTS: HITLER, MUSSOLINI, STALIN

German Propaganda Archive offers lots of information about and examples of Hitler's use of propaganda during the 1930s and 1940s.

Hitler on Propaganda presents some quotes on the subject from Mein Kampf.

Propaganda in Nazi Germany

Italian Life Under Fascism: Fascist Propaganda Click the links in the left-hand frame to discover a variety of propaganda examples.

Cinema under Mussolini

Under Mussolini: Decorative and Propaganda Arts of the Twenties and Thirties

The Cult of Stalin and the Construction of Stalin's Image

Revolution by Design: Soviet Posters includes posters used in Stalinist propaganda campaigns in the 1930s.

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Life Interrupted: The Japanese American Experience in WWII Arkansas is about Camp Rohwer and Camp Jerome, two Japanese internment camps in Arkansas during WWII. This site is a partnership between the University of Arkansas and the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles.

D-DayProvides Army and Navy newsreels, issues of the Stars and Stripes newspaper, famous speeches, maps, and battle plans.

Korean War ProjectPhotos, maps, casualty lists, and numerous links.

Cold War Hot LinksFilms, images, documents, and links concerning the Cold War, including formerly classified information on Joseph McCarthy.

Reporting Civil Rights presents the reporters and journalism of the American Civil Rights Movement.

Public Opinion Poll Question Database allows you to search more than 1,000 Harris polls dating back to the 1960s and see the questions and public responses on a number of key issues.

JFK Resources OnlineIncludes speeches, photos, and sound bites.

JFK Library and Museum

Cuban Missile Crisis This web site provides access to a wide array of resources including press releases, declassified documents, photographs and audio clips.

Vietnam War Internet Project

Teach Vietnam Click on the "STUDENTS" link to find primary sources and the Virtual Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

Vietnam Women's Memorial Project Over 265,000 women served in the armed forces of the United States during the Vietnam War. Nearly 10,000 women actually served in-country during the conflict. Articles describe the types of jobs women performed during the war. Also includes first person narratives from women veterans,
information about the memorial, and links to more information.

Digital Images from the Radicalism CollectionThis site contains digitized copies of more than 100 pamphlets published by U.S. political and social pressure groups including KKK, Black Panthers, SDS, Industrial Workers of the World, etc.

WatergateA comprehensive historical perspective of this event in U.S. history.

Operation Desert Storm Debriefing BookProvides information concerning military and political aspects of the Gulf War. Also links to other Gulf War sites.

African-American HistoryA page devoted to the history of African-Americans, with text and documents relating to the Buffalo Soldiers, the history of slavery in the United States, African-American scientists, writers, musicians, and much more.

Africans in America: America's Journey through Slavery

Black History: Exploring African American Issues on the Web

World Book Encyclopedia Presents: The African American Journey

American Women's History: A Research GuideExcellent guide to women s history resources.

African-American WomenMemoirs and writings of African-American women and links to other sites.

The Democratic National Committee

The Republican National CommitteeVisit these sites to learn about the two parties' views on major issues.



PARTICIPATION in GOVERNMENT

Click here to access complete information on the Congress in Action Project.

FirstGov Click here for access to every government department and agency.

GPO Access Online Resources is a service of the U.S. Government Printing Office that provides free electronic access to information produced by the federal government.

Project Vote Smart Find everything you need to know about candidates, elections, elected officials and the districts and states they represent.

The Democratic National Committee

The Republican National CommitteeVisit these sites to learn about the two parties' views on major issues.

United States House of Representatives The House homepage connects you to the individual homepage of every congressperson (except for the few who don t have one). You will also find information on committee activities and legislation.

United States SenateThe official site of the U.S. Senate connects you to senators and offers information on legislative activities, committees, etc.

Thomas Legislative InformationThis site, from the Library of Congress, provides links to several U.S. government resources. You can access committee reports, obtain information about and text of current and past legislation, and view historical documents.

United States Bureau of the CensusAll of the most recent statistical information for the United States. You can search for data by state, county, electoral district.

Public Agenda OnlineThis non-partisan, non-profit public opinion and citizen research organization helps identify the public's point of view on major issues and helps citizens better understand critical policy issues.

The White House

FedWorld Information NetworkThis is a mega-search site that locates most government agencies and their divisions. Particularly useful are the "Subject-Based Government Web Sites Gateway" and the "Executive Branch Agency Web Sites". Both of these options provide lists of government agency web sites and links. This site may also be searched by subject.

The Almanac of Politics and Government Online (PoliSci.com)Basic information on congresspersons and data on their districts may be found here.

Campaign Finance Law Information on campaign contribution limits from Open Secrets.

IGC InternetThe Institute for Global Communications offers this site as a means of networking among many of the interest groups, both national and international. Search PEACENET, EcoNET, LABORNET, WOMENSNET, and CONFLICTNET. Many links to interest groups like National Organization for Women, Greenpeace, etc.

Commission on Presidential DebatesIncludes debate history and transcripts.

U.S. Presidential Election Maps: 1860-1996This site provides data on popular and electoral votes in map form.

Policy.com and U.S. Newswire Both of these sites publish discussions of the latest public policy issues. Both offer links to major interest groups and political organizations.




ECONOMICS

WebEc -- WWW Resources in Economics  An incredible array of links to general economics resources, economic thought, economics journals, and much more.

CEO Express is a huge directory of links to all kinds of financial information including business news, company information and research, stock quotes and more.

Researching Companies OnlineThis comprehensive index provides links to everything you need to know when researching companies on the web.

Hoover's Online

Yahoo FinanceSearch for your company by name or symbol. This site provides a "symbol lookup" function.

Daily StocksThis site provides links to extensive company information.

The Conference BoardThis organization produces the Consumer Confidence Index, Measures of Business Confidence, and Leading Economic Indicators. The latest data from all these reports is available here.

InvestoramaInsert the stock ticker symbol on the main page that says "Research a Stock." This will lead you to company and stock information. To find lists of historical stock prices by day, month, and year, go to Rapid Resaerch Company Profile:Company Background and Wall Street City Industry Group.

Economics at the Almanac of Politics and Government OnlineFind here statistics and information on U.S. and world economies. Included are stats on national income, personal income, employment, economic indicators, and state and city government budgets.

Economic Policy InstituteOffers analysis and discussion of current issues in economics. There are also links to statistical sources.

How Much Is That Worth Today?This site allows users to compare the buying power of the dollar between 1720 and 2000.

Minority Business Development Agency

Federal Reserve System Beige BookA summary of current economic conditions and trends, released eight times per year. Covers such topics as consumer spending, banking, employment and wages, prices, real estate and construction, etc.

History of Economic ThoughtListing of 500+ economists from the 17th century to the present. Offers biographical information, commentary, and links to related sites.

Inflation CalculatorThis page offers links to the Cost-of-Living Calculator, Inflation Calculator, Cost of Living Comparisons, and more.

Federal Reserve Bank of New YorkA wealth of statistics and other information about the economy, money, and banking.

The World Bank provides information on finances of countries throughout the globe.

CompaniesOnline SearchInformation on more than 100,000 public and private companies. Search by name, location, industry, sales, number of employees, or URL.

Thomas Register of American ManufacturersA directory of 160,000 U.S. and Canadian companies searchable by product categories, company, or brand name.

Labor and Business HistorySearchable directory of links to labor and business topics.

AFL-CIO Labor Web

Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs Lots of links to union web sites, labor archives, and online exhibits.

LaborNet A network for labor unions and other activists to share information. Links to labor groups, current economic news of an international nature.

Tax Resources on the Internet This is the place to start for comprehensive information on taxes in the United States.

TaxWeb A meta-directory for federal, state, and local tax information.

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW

Constitution of the United States: Analysis and InterpretationThis online text organizes information on the Constitution by amendment.

Constitution of the United States of AmericaThis site is searchable and is arranged by article and amendment.

Law Library of Congress

Supreme Court DecisionsDecisions searchable 1990-present.

FindLaw: Internet Legal ResourcesFull-text searchable database of Supreme Court decisions and all law reviews and journals on the Internet.

Oyez Oyez Oyez: A Supreme Court WWW ResourceProvides information about major constitutional cases. Includes links to written opinions of the court in all cases since 1891.

The Freeedom Forum's First Amendment offers commentary, news and resources to promote understanding of the First Amendment.

Historical Supreme Court DecisionsThis archive consists of 7,400 Supreme Court opinions from 1937-1975. Search by case name or keyword.

Internet Law LibraryThis source, provided by the U.S. House of Representatives, offers links to over 7,500 law related sites.

Legal Information InstituteSearch Supreme Court decisions at this site provided by Cornell Law School.

National Law Journal offers information on current cases and decisions.

Legal Meta-Search at Forensic Resource and Criminal Law Search SiteAttorney Kim Kruglick has set up a meta search site that allows you to search all of the major legal search engines at one stop! Click on "Legal Meta Search" and try it!

Nolo's Legal EncyclopediaThis site offers legal information in easy to understand language!

American Civil Liberties UnionInformation and opinions on every major civil rights issue.

Employment DiscriminationInformation and links on this topic.

Feminist Jurisprudence ResourcesInformation on the ERA, Roe v. Wade, domestic violence.

Hate Groups on the InternetLinks to groups who use the Internet to spread hate propaganda and to those organizations that monitor them.

Immigration, Nationality, and Citizenship LawLinks to related information.

Privacy Rights Clearinghouse Treats a variety of privacy issues.

Resources for the Scottsboro Case (Powell v. Alabama)

Famous American Trials: The Scottsboro Boys

Biographies of the Scottsboro Boys

Black History Museum: The Scottsboro Boys

PBS- Scottsboro: An American Tragedy

Court TV: The Scottsboro Case

 

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Gale Opposing Viewpoints Information Center is a subscription database with viewpoints, reference articles, statistics and more on dozens of criminal justice issues. When accessing this database from home, you will need the username and password in the Online Databases Pathfinder avaialble from the HS Library.

New York State Penal Code

Criminal Justice Many Internet resources are hyperlinked here.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service NCJRS is a federally funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide.

Cybrary of Criminal Justice has hundreds of links to criminal justice related web sites.

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics Includes information from over 650 data tables relating to such topics as public attitudes toward crime, nature and distribution of known offenses, characteristics and distribution of persons arrested, and more.

United States Crime Statistics by State

Bureau of Justice Statistics includes thousands of statistics on topics including crime and criminals, victims, prisons, prosecution, probation and more.

U.S. Newswire Both of these sites publish discussions of the latest public policy issues. Both offer links to major interest groups and political organizations.

American Civil Liberties Union Information and opinions on every major civil rights issue.

Vera Institute of Justice Criminal Justice Internet Sites Click on "LINKS" to access a long list of links to sites on criminal justice and legal information. Includes links to The American Bar Association, The Federal Register, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, Federal Bureau of Prisons, and many more.

Forensic Resource and Criminal Law Search Site Click on the "Forensic Sites" link here for a long list of related sites.

American Probation and Parole Association Links offers links to state corrections agencies, probation and parole agencies and other government sites.

Federal Bureau of Prisons includes information about federal prison policy, inmate programs and statistics.

The Corrections Connection has lots of excellent information on prisons and prison life including a great list of informational web sites.

Debt to Society: Mother Jones is an investigative report on the reasons for vast prison populations in America. It includes a wealth of statistical data, an atlas of incarceration and a large database of prison organizations and advocacy groups.

Incarceration in America is a background report on incarceration rates in America and includes statistics and reference material.

Prison Diaries provides audiotapes recorded over a six-month period by inmates and corrections officers that give a sense of daily life in prison.

Police Officer's Internet Directory Includes information and links to criminal justice issues by topic including terrorism, hate crimes, prison issues, firearms law, and computer laws.

Crime Coverage Annotated links to sites that relate to crime such as Office for Victims of Crime, Justice Information Network, and Bureau of Justice Statistics (also try Crime Statistics ).

The Crime Library Photos and feature stories of major crimes, notorious criminals, and famous lawmen." For each case, an overview and the court trial along with a bibliography are offered.

Death Penalty Information Center

Death Penalty News Information and statistics related to this topic.

Hate Groups on the Internet Links to groups who use the Internet to spread hate propaganda and to those organizations that monitor them.

Survivors of Stalking Statistics, facts, definitions and "state-by state" stalking law resources.

 

PSYCHOLOGY

American Psychiatric AssociationThe APA s public information page includes the "Let s Talk Facts" pamphlet series with excellent information on various mental health disorders, medications, etc.

MIT Encyclopedia of Cognitive SciencesIncludes 400+ articles on topics including linguistics and language, psychology, and neuroscience. Searchable.

Online Dictionary of Mental HealthA treasure trove of searchable information on a variety of psychology-related topics.

Internet Mental HealthOrganizes hundreds of links to topics such as mental disorders, medications, treatment, research, etc.

Mental Health NetDirectory to online information on a variety of mental health issues. Also links to journals and self-help magazines.

NIMH Web SiteInformation on mental health issues such as ADD, depression, anxiety, Alzheimer s, and more.

Adolescent Directory OnlineIncludes information on mental health issues affecting teens.

The Shyness Home PageClinical research and links to other sites.

Sleep PageAmong the topics covered here are the psychology of sleep, sleep disorders, and sleep research.

SleepNet"Everything you wanted to know about sleep disorders, but were too tired to ask."

William JamesInformation on this psychologist and philosopher.

Carl Gustav JungVery complete coverage of this pioneer in the field.

 

SOCIOLOGY

Argus Clearinghouse on SociologyA long list of hyperlinks to many sociology-related topics including ethnic relations, gender studies, social theory, population, and social systems.

Julian Dierkes' Sociology Links at Princeton Links to sociology reference sites, great sociologists, and e-journals.

Sociological Tour through CyberspaceIncludes general sociological resources, theory, social inequality, social psychology, race and ethnicity, etc.

Financial Management: Funerals Information costs and customs related to funerals and burials.

Funeral Directors' Association contains information about the costs and legal aspects of funerals.

Allen Memorial Home and New Hyde Park Funeral Home Use these sites for examples of services offered by funeral homes.

Funeral Guides: Funeral Services by Religion covers the funeral services and customs followed by twenty-two religious sects.

For information about military funerals go to Arlington National Cemetary and Military Funeral Honors.

Eugenics Archive Materials from the Eugenics Record Office at Cold Spring Harbor Lab explore this discredited movement from the early 1900s.

 

CONTEMPORARY ISSUES in WORLD AFFAIRS

Foreign Policy MagazineAlthough this site gives only abstracts of the magazine s articles, its "Global Issues Index" is a powerful tool for connecting to sites dealing with major foreign policy issues including arms control, environment, ethnic conflict, immigration, human rights, international trade and law.

Political Resources on the NetComprehensive directory of political sites on the Internet. This is a searchable database that is organized by country.

Policy.com

Documents in the News provides a news research source for articles on current events and events dating back to 1995.

U.S. NewswireBoth of these sites publish discussions of the latest public policy issues. Both offer links to major interest groups and political organizations.

Foreign Policy Association Links

Foreign AffairsBoth sites include extensive links to U.S. media sources, many foreign newspapers and news agencies, and international agencies and organizations.

World News MegastoriesIn-depth coverage of major news stories from around the world.

ICRC Landmines PageClick on "Issues and Topics/Landmines" and find a comprehensive collection of materials on the topic.

ABC TV's Behind the News and CNN In-Depth SpecialsSearch these sites for in-depth reports on the latest world issues in the news.

 

Model United Nations

The United Nations Official Website

The Model United Nations Website is under construction. It now has links to two schools with sample model U.N. programs.

The World Bank Official Website

Norway: Royal Norwegian Embassy Homepage includes links to information on Norway's politics, economy and culture.

Germany Online covers statistics, news, government, politics, business and economy.

German Legislature

Deutschland Magazine provides an overview of current political, economic and cultural developments in Germany.

CountryWatch.com
This database provides complete historical, economic and political information for 191 countries. It also includes the latest international news from ten international news organizations.

Issues and Controversies Issues and Controversies offers a variety of points of view on many important social issues.

CIA World Factbook 2001

Atlapedia Online These reference tools offer extensive background information on more than 250 countries.

Country Studies Area Handbooks Contains information on one hundred and one countries.

Background Notes Published by the U.S. State Department, this resource offers information on the history, government, economics, political conditions, and foreign relations, as well as travel, geographical and statistical information on the countries of the world.

International Database of the U.S. Census Bureau This site provides statistical tables of demographic and socioeconomic facts for 227 countries.

Nations of the World Current information on the countries of the world including color maps and national anthems.

Foreign Policy Magazine

Political Resources on the NetComprehensive directory of political sites on the Internet. This is a searchable database that is organized by country.

Policy.com

World News Megastories Features in-depth coverage of major news stories from around the world.

ABC TV's Behind the News and CNN In-Depth SpecialsSearch these sites for in-depth reports on the latest world issues in the news.

Foreign Policy Association Links

Foreign AffairsBoth sites include extensive links to U.S. media sources, many foreign newspapers and news agencies, and international agencies and organizations.

 

OTHER USEFUL LINKS

POLITICAL CARTOONS

The U-Boat War in Cartoons

William McKinley in Political Cartoons

Recent Global History in Political Cartoons

Professional Cartoonists Index contains links to political cartoons from around the world.

FDR Cartoon Archive

The Life and Times of Emma Goldman

Political cartoons depicting the changes in turn-of-the- century United States