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http://www.ourdocuments.gov/100 Milestone Documents
Milestone documents of American history from the National Archives. Includes images of original primary source documents, lesson plans, and educational resources. The documents chronicle United States history from 1776 to 1965.
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http://www.pbs.org/itvs/alcatrazisnotanisland/nativeland.htmlAmerican Indian Movement (AIM) and Alcatraz
This PBS site tells the story of AIM's occupation of Alcatraz in 1969. It includes many resources, such as links to the current AIM website.
History
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.htmlAmerican Memory
Rich collection of documents, photographs, recordings, and more devoted to American history and culture. The American Memory historical collections are a Library of Congress resource.
History
http://www.rochester.edu/sbaAnthony Center for Women's Leadership
Provides a good introduction to U.S. women's suffrage movement under "Suffrage History."
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http://www.pbs.org/battlefieldvietnam/index.htmlBattlefield Vietnam
An overview of the Vietnam War by PBS that provides a brief history of the conflict, a detailed time line, information on Vietcong guerrilla tactics, a detailed look at the siege of Khe Sanh, as well as specifications of the aircraft deployed.
History
http://library.sau.edu/bestinfo/Majors/History/hisindex.htmBest Information on the Net - History
Hundreds of History links. Maintained by the O'Keefe Library, St. Ambrose University.
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http://www.law.ou.edu/hist/Chronology of United States Historical Documents
Key historical documents of the United States from the pre-Colonial era to the present presented in time line format.
History
http://www.ehistory.com/eHistory
Offers articles, time lines, glossaries, and more in a variety of areas including ancient history, the Middle Ages, the US Civil War, World War II, the Vietnam War, and the Middle East. This site is sponsored by Ohio State University.
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http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/knee.htmHistoryEyewitness History - Massacre at Wounded Knee, 1890
First hand accounts and vintage photos from the Wounded Knee incident.
History
http://www.hti.umich.edu/m/moagrp/Making of America
Digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction.
History
http://www.archives.gov/National Archives and Records Administration
NARA is intended to be America's national record keeper. Its mission is to ensure ready access to the essential evidence that documents the rights of American citizens, the actions of Federal officials, and the national experience. The Research Room's Archival Research Catalog includes a database of more than 124,000 digitized historical photographs, drawings, maps, charts, and textual documents many viewable online.
History
http://www.archives.gov/exhibit_hall/index.htmlNational Archives Exhibit Hall
View documents and objects and hear audio from pivotal and notable events in American history. These include the full text of the Louisiana Purchase agreements, a police report on the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, the 1868 treaty with the Sioux Indians recognizing the Black Hills of Dakota as part of the Great Sioux Reservation, reportage of the collision of the Titanic with an iceberg, President Franklin Roosevelt's declaration of war against Japan, and the Declaration of Independence.
History
http://www.nwhm.org/education-resourcesNational Women's History Museum Biographies
The National Women's History Museum (NWHM), founded in 1996, is a nonpartisan, nonprofit educational institution dedicated to preserving, interpreting, and celebrating the diverse historic contributions of women, and integrating this rich heritage fully into our nation's history.
History
http://newdeal.feri.org/New Deal Network
Database of photographs, political cartoons, and texts (speeches, letters, and other historic documents from the New Deal period.
History
http://www.oyez.org/oyez/frontpageOyez - U.S. Supreme Court Multimedia Database
Abstracts of key constitutional cases, digital audio of oral arguments, supreme court justice biographies, a virtual tour of the Supreme Court Building, links to all the written opinions of the Court, and more.
History
http://www.pbs.org/history/PBS - History
Directory of companion sites to history programs from public television. History topics are indexed as follows: Ancient World, Biographies, United States, War & Espionage, and World History.
History
http://americanradioworks.publicradio.org/features/remembering/Remembering Jim Crow
This site includes audio interview excerpts and a sampling of repressive Jim Crow laws.
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http://www.chicagohs.org/fire/index.htmlThe Great Chicago Fire and The Web of Memory
Images, essays, and interactive panoramas of the city, before and after the fire. The "Web of Memory" pages present eyewitness accounts, media coverage, and the factual evidence behind the charge that Mrs. O'Leary's cow was to blame.
History
http://www.loc.gov/vets/Veterans History Project
This site contains oral history interviews, memoirs, letters, diaries, photographs, and other original materials from veterans of World Wars I and II, and the Korean, Vietnam, and Persian Gulf Wars and the Afghanistan and Iraq conflicts (2001-present). From the American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress.
History
http://www.vlib.us/africanamericanbooks.htmlVirtual Books on African-American Slavery
Collection of primary documents on the history of slavery in the United States.
History
http://www.lib.byu.edu/~rdh/wwi/index.htmlWorld War I Document Archive
Collection of material relating to the Great War including official documents and treaties, diaries and memoirs, time lines, and photos.
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