Eisenhower Social Sciences Department
2012 - 2013
U.S. History Links:
- Our Documents The site,
created and maintained by the National Archives and Records Administration,
has scanned copies of original speeches, treaties, Supreme Court cases, patent
designs and other documents that have affected American history.
- Early America A collection of historical
documents (newspapers, maps & books), including a rare copy of the Journal
of George Washington printed in a Maryland Newspaper 241 years ago.
This PBS site offers comprehensive interviews with world-renowned historians
about events related to WWI.
- A Virtual Visit to Vietnam
This page is part of the Vietnam Homepage. Includes travelogues by veterans
who have returned to Vietnam in recent years, images, bibliography, and maps.
Native American History
- The African-American
Mosaic An extensive Library of congress site that is organized by three
periods of Black history: colonization, abolition, and migration. It also
includes narratives based on the lives of ex-slaves.
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World History Links:
Historical Timeline template Click
on these links, to download the template.
Short timeline template
- African Voices This online
exhibit from the Smithsonian Institute explores the diversity of human cultures
in Africa from the dawn of civilization to the present.
- Perseus Project Homepage The
Perseus Project is an evolving digital library for studying ancient Greece.
Perseus contains: over 400 texts by the major ancient authors; lexica and
morphological databases and catalog entries for over 2,800 vases, sculptures,
coins, buildings, and sites. Also includes over 13,000 photographs of such
A World Wide Web Server for Medieval Studies A collection of resources
in medieval studies, containing an electronic library of poetry and prose
in medieval languages, on-line bibliographies, professional directories and
news about medieval studies, links to related teaching resources, information
on medieval cultures, special topics, and more.
- Internet Medieval
Sourcebook A sourcebook of medieval texts highly organized and searchable.
Reborn: The Vatican Library and Renaisance Culture A Library of Congress
exhibit that presents some 200 of the Vatican Library's most precious manuscripts,
books, and maps--many of which played a key role in the humanist recovery
of the classical heritage of Greece and Rome. The exhibition presents the
untold story of the Vatican Library as the intellectual driving force behind
the emergence of Rome as a political and scholarly superpower during the Renaissance.
- History of Money
from Ancient Times to the Present Day by Glyn Davies is a collection of
essays on the international origins, history, and theory of money. Essay titles
include: Money in NorthAmerican History, The Vikings and Money in England,
Origins of Money and of Banking, and many more.
- Encyclopedia Mythica A searchable
encyclopedia of myth from Aatxe to Zurvan, with a broadmulticultural approach
to the subject including Chinese, Etruscan, Greek,Haitian, Japanese, Latvian,
Mayan, Native American, Norse, Persian, Roman, and Welsh mythology.
Century looks back at world events during the 1900's. This site was
developed as an extension to the television series, broadcast on PBS.
It offers new insight
into the turbulent events of these hundred years through the revealing personal
testimony of the people who were there. The site also includes an interactive
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