Social Studies Resources for Teachers
- Historical Documents on the Web
This site offers on-line text of many important historical documents from 1400 to the present including the Magna Carta, the Gettysburg Address, and a biography of Geronimo.
- Home Page: American Memory from the Library of Congress
A site run by the Library of Congress which features a searchable archive of digitized pictures, films, historical documents, and sound recordings. Some special Netscape plug-ins are required for viewing documents in their originals or viewing film clips.
- Welcome to THOMAS
A comprehensive site that provides the text of Congressional debates and legislation. The site also offers lists of other government websites and links to historical documents such as the Federalist Papers.
- US Bureau of the Census
This site offers access to Census statistics that are presented in both table and graph formats. A subject index helps locate needed information.
- NCSS Online Main Menu
The National Council for the Social Studies site with their standards and other professional information.
- H-Net, Humanities & Social Sciences OnLine HOME PAGE
Humanties Net (H-Net) runs multiple discussion lists that focus on many aspects of humanities and social sciences. H-Net's Teaching Project has links to their discussion lists that focus on teaching social studies and history in elementary and high school contexts.
- The History Place
The History Place provides brief historical essays on various topics that include many photos. The site also features an historical speech of the week and provides historical background for the speech that is featured.
- From Revolution to Reconstruction and what happened afterwards
A hypertext resource on the history of the United States from colonial times to the present. Essays, categorized by era, include hypertext links to additional resources.
- Index of Native American Resources on the Internet
A site that has links to resources about Native Americans by categories such as history, education, and language.
- LatinoWeb Education and History
Latino Web accesses many resources on Latino life in the United States, both past and present.
- The African-American Mosaic
A Library of Congress exhibition on African American history.
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
The USHMM provides access to educational resources about the Holocaust and an archive of doucments and digital pictures from World War II.
- Maps of European Countries
This site provides large, overview maps of many different European countries, with smaller detailed sector maps that have links to websites in cities that appear on the maps.
- Virtual Tourist II World Map
City Net's graphical interface where you can access information about countries and their cities.
- CIA Fact Book
This site has reports on selected countries that include all sorts of demographic data.
- Voices of Youth Home Page
A site run by UNICEF that serves as forum for children to discuss international issues. The site has sets of materials for use by teachers and activities to do with children.