INTERNET RESOURCES                      

History Sites

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African-American Mosaic - sources for the Study of Black History and Culture

The American Civil War Homepage - gathers together in one place hypertext links to the most useful
     identified electronic files about the American Civil War (1861-1865)

American Memory – Historical Collection for the National Digital Library - a gateway to rich primary
     source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States

The American Presidency Project - archives contain over 76,000 documents related to the study of the United States Presidency.

An American Time Capsule
- the Printed Ephemera collection at the Library of Congress is a rich
     repository of Americana. In total, the collection comprises 28,000 primary-source items dating
     from the seventeenth century to the present and encompasses key events and eras in American history

American Women's History: A Research Guide - provides citations to print and Internet reference sources,
     as well as to selected large primary source collections. The guide also provides information about
     the tools researchers can use to find additional books, articles, dissertations, and primary sources.

The Avalon Project at the Yale Law School - documents in law, history, and diplomacy

A Chronology of U.S. Historical Documents - primary sources offered by The University of Oklahoma:
     College of Law

Documenting the American South - a digital publishing initiative that provides Internet access to texts,
     images, and audio files related to Southern history, literature, and culture from the colonial period
     through the first decades of the 20th century

Documents of Diplomatic History
- sources provided by Mount Holyoke College

EuroDocs - primary historical documents from Western Europe

The Founders' Constitution
- "Hailed as "the Oxford English Dictionary of American constitutional
     history," the print edition of The Founders' Constitution has proved since its publication in 1986
     to be an invaluable aid to all those seeking a deeper understanding of one of our nation's most
     important legal documents."

History Matters - serves as a gateway to Web resources and offers useful materials for teaching U.S. history

Internet Modern History Sourcebook - are collections of public domain and copy-permitted historical
     texts presented for educational use (includes the Internet Medieval Sourcebook and the
     Internet Ancient History Sourcebook)

"I Will Be Heard": Abolitionism in America - features rare books, manuscripts, letters, photographs,
     and other materials from Cornell’s pre-eminent anti-slavery and Civil War collections

Liberty Library of
Constitutional Classics - a list of the classic books and other works on
     constitutional government

Making of America - a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum
     period through reconstruction

Native American Documents Project
- This site includes a number of indexes and explanatory
     articles as well as a search engine. The explanatory articles concerning allotment and the
     Rogue River War and Siletz Reservation provide tours of the main topics represented in the
     documents with links to indexes.

Perseus Digital Library
- primary and secondary sources for the study of ancient Greece and Rome

Primary Sources on the Web - resources listed from the University of California

Repositories of Primary Sources - a listing of over 5000 websites describing holdings of manuscripts,
     archives, rare books, historical photographs, and other primary sources for the research scholar

State Documents on Federal Relations: The States and the United States - a collection of documents
     on the relations of the States to the Federal Government, 1789-1861, comprising typical papers
     covering the official action of various states in different sections of the country, relative to the chief
     political and constitutional issues in our history

Tracked in America - "this documentary Web site explores more than two centuries of surveillance in America.
     Included are two hours of audio interviews, 300 photographs, and 25 personal stories beginning in 1917."

World War I Document Archive
- primary documents from World War I

World War II Resources - original documents regarding all aspects of the war

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