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  • - Links to the best information on the internet regarding the Titanic. 
  • Abridged History of the United States - Good summary of US History.
  • All-American Girls Professional Baseball League 1943-1954- The league was the brainchild and social experiment of Philip K. Wrigley the chewing-gum mogul who had inherited the Chicago Cubs major league baseball franchise from his father. In 1943 American men were serving in the armed forces during the second world war and it was then Mr. Wrigley developed the idea of women playing professional baseball which eventually grew into the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.
  • "American Memory Exhibit" - Library of Congress- American Memory consists of primary source and archival materials relating to American culture and history. These historical collections are the key contribution of the Library of Congress to the National Digital Library. Most of these offerings are from the Library's unparalleled special collections.
  • Ancient city of Athens -THE ANCIENT CITY OF ATHENS is a photographic archive of the archaeological and architectural remains of ancient Athens (Greece). It is intended primarily as a resource for students of classical languages, civilization, art, archaeology, and history at Indiana University who may wish to take a "virtual tour" of the chief excavated regions and extant monuments.
  • Ancestry Search- is pleased to make the following databases available FREE to our visitors. What you see below represents the largest collection of freely Searchable genealogy information on the World Wide Web. Be sure to return often because new information will be available here on a regular basis.
  • Anti-Imperialism in the US, 1898-1935 -These pages introduce the first organizations formed to oppose U.S. territorial and economic imperialism and make available some of the otherwise hard-to-find documents they produced. Among these is a large collection of anti-imperialist literature. Much of it was written by authors whose works are still appreciated and studied today but whose roles in the anti-imperialist movement are not widely known.
  • Archiving Early America Here you will find primary source material-- all digitally displayed-- from 18th Century America. An array of original newspapers, maps and writings-- authentic documents that form an historical record of a significant time in the American experience.
  • AVIATION HISTORY by Encyberpedia - Complete listing of the best aviation history sites and museums on the Internet. You can fly through time with the famous aviators and their flying machines on this site.
  • Biographical Dictionary- This dictionary contains biographical information on over 18,000 people from ancient times to the present day. These are the notable men and women who have shaped our world. Information contained in the Dictionary includes birth and death years, professions, positions held, literary and artistic works and other achievements.
  • Byzantine & Medieval Studies Sites -Red Hot & New- Links to lots of informative Medieval sites.
  • CHRISTIAN CATACOMBS OF ROME-Red Hot & New-- History of the Roman catacombs, discussion of their importance, notes on Christian symbols from the period, a map and more. The site is presented in a number of languages, including Italian, French, German and Polish.
  • Colonial Williamsburg Plan your 20th-Century Visit of the historic capital. Learn what to see, where to stay, and what you can expect in a typical day about town. Meet the people, experience colonial life, see the places, and browse the colonial dateline.
  • Communications History of AT&T Labs- They pioneered the technologies that have brought together computers and communication. To understand these technologies today, it helps to know their history. These AT&T Labs innovations have shaped -- and are shaping -- our information-driven world
  • Constitution of the United States - The Federal Convention convened in the State House (Independence Hall) in Philadelphia on May 14, 1787, to revise the Articles of Confederation. Because the delegations from only two states were at first present, the members adjourned from day to day until a quorum of seven states was obtained on May 25. Through discussion and debate it became clear by mid-June that, rather than amend the existing Articles, the Convention would draft an entirely new frame of government.
  • The Costume Site - Online Costuming Sources for Historical, Science Fiction & Fantasy Costumes
  • The Charters of Freedom - This exhibit from the National Archives features the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights.
  • 1492 Exhibit The exhibition examines the first sustained contacts between American people and European explorers, conquerors and settlers from 1492 to 1600. During this period, in the wake of Columbus's voyages, Africans also arrived in the hemisphere, usually as slaves. All of these encounters, some brutal and traumatic, others more gradual, irreversibly changed the way in which peoples in the Americas led their lives.
  • The Early Church On-Line Encyclopedia (Ecole) Initiative is a cooperative effort on the part of scholars across the Internet to establish a hypertext encyclopedia of early Church history (to the Reformation) on the World-Wide Web
  • History of Egypt This is a good reference on Pharaonic history. It is well linked back to other references and we will soon be adding comprehensive histories of the Graeco-Roman and Islamic Periods, as well as expanding the information on the Predynastic period. The site also includes Monuments in Egypt, Rulers of Ancient Egypt, Ancient Egyptian Gods, Egyptian Book of the Dead and Glossary of Term.
  • The First Ladies of the United States A portrait and biographical sketch of each First Lady
  • THE FOUNDING FATHERS - Delegates to the U.S. Constitutional Convention
  • French and Indian War Dedicated to the French Soldiers who came to Canada from 1755-1763 to fight in the French and Indian War
  • Global Jewish Networking
  • Great War, The
  • Guardian's Egypt Homepage - Introduction to ancient Egypt
  • Hispanic America - USA World and United States History-Americans of Hispanic Heritage have a sophisticated ancestry which dates back hundreds of years, exploring and settling our Country before the War of Independence. These web sites are a view of the contributions of Hispanics to the United States of America.
  • History Channel If history is your passion you'll love the official History Channel home page. These folks know history and they want you to know it too! You'll find plenty to keep you amused and entertained here, from games (including Uncover the Secrets of the Pharaoh), the History Events Calendar (a listing of historical events) and This Day in History, where you can find out... what happened any day of the year. And don't forget to drop into the Great Speeches archive and the History Store, where you can find books, videos and lots more.
  • History of Europe, Russian and Eastern Europe Part of the History/Social Studies Web Site for K-12 Teachers
  • Historical Maps of the United StatesThe Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection - University of Texas at Austin
  • The History of the Mystery- An interactive journey through the mystery, with information, pictures, links to websites, original stories, and more. A detailed evolution of the mystery from Poe to the present day, with links to expanded Topic Areas
  • Historic Speeches heard using real audio- Short speeches by Amelia Earhart, Anwar Sadat, Babe Ruth, Betty Ford, Big Ben, CF Kettering, Edwin Booth, GW Carver, Isaac Asimov, Ray Eliot, Robert Taft, and Will Rogers. You need to download Real Audio to hear this.
  • Historic Presidential Speeches heard using real audio- Bush, Carter, Cleveland, Clinton, Coolidge, Eisenhower, Ford, Harding, Hoover, Johnson, Kennedy, McKinley, Nixon, Kerstein, Reagan, Roosevelt, Taft, Truman and Wilson. You need to download Real Audio to hear this.
  • History of Money History of Money from Ancient Times to the Present Day
  • Horology on the Internet -New- Includes links to Introduction and chronology Agencies for Time (National and International), Books and Journals on Clocks and Watches, Clockmaking & Watchmaking, Commercial Firms for Clocks and Watches, Data Archives: File Transfer Protocol (FTP) Discussion: Mailing Lists / Newsgroups / Bulletin Boards, Education in Clockmaking and Watchmaking, History of Horology, Home Pages and Indexes Museums of Clocks and Watches, and more.
  • The Hindenburg Disaster - Red Hot & New-recorded May 6, 1937 (39:04) - Real Audio recording of the Hindenburg Disaster - You need to download Real Audio to hear this.
  • Historical Text Archive, The
  • History of Science, Technology and Medicine
  • The History Net -The National Historical Society's History Net brings online interesting facts about movers and shakers who have been. Several text articles each week feature various high points of history, written in a fun accessible style. Follow a teaser about the Battle of Tewksbury to the full-text version. Use the nice search engine to find your facts about aviation's past, the Civil War, Vietnam, or any other topic of the more than 160 entries online already. Browse through this date's memorable events or test your history prowess with the daily quiz. It's a painless way to learn about where our world has been.
  • Index Resource for Historians This Index is maintained jointly by the Department of History of the University of Kansas and the Lehrstuhl für Ältere deutsche Literaturwissenschaft der Universität Regensburg.
  • Holocaust Memorial Museum-Red Hot & New- Washington, DC The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is America's national institution for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history, and serves as this country's memorial to the millions of people murdered during the Holocaust.
  • Hyper History Online-Red Hot & New-The design of HyperHistory is based on the World History Chart and covers 3000 years of World History.
  • International Surfing Museum located in Huntington Beach, California is home to a collection of some of the most significant artifacts in the history of surfing. With surf music and videos playing in the background, you'll be in the mood to view the many fine exhibits.
  • Kennedy Assassination Home Page, The
  • Magna Carta - King John of England agreed, in 1215, to the demands of his baronsand authorized that handwritten copies of Magna Carta be prepared on parchment, affixed with his seal, and publicly read throughout the realm.Thus he bound not only himself but his "heirs, for ever" to grant "to allfreemen of our kingdom" the rights and liberties the great charter described. With Magna Carta, King John placed himself and England's future sovereigns and magistrates within the rule of law.
  • Marshall Plan - As the war-torn nations of Europe faced famine and economic crisis in the wake of World War II, the United States proposed to rebuild the continent in the interest of political stability and a healthy world economy.
  • The Medieval Castle Page Welcome to my web page on medieval British castles. This page is the culmination of a humanities project researching the development of the castle. I have included sections on the history of the castle in Britain and details on several common types. There is also a page on siege warfare, one of the factors that greatly influenced castle development. Enjoy!
  • Monte Cristo(tm) Gold Mine - The history of the Famous Monte Cristo(tm) Gold Mine lies well up on the chaparral-coated slopes of Roundtop Mountain, around Mill Creek and Ootsark canyon in the San Gabriel Mountains.
  • Multimedia Exhibits in Women's History
  • Native American Navigator-Red Hot & New-The Native American Navigator is an interface for geographical, historical, topical and keyword-based student inquiry on topics related to Native American history and culture in the United States. Clickable maps, an extensive timeline, a web of topics pages and a site & network-wide search page make the four corners of the Navigator's Medicine Wheel.
  • Searching for Documents on Nazi Gold - During the past 14 months NARA's Textual Reference Division at College Park has directly assisted more than one hundred researchers interested in records relating to Nazi looted gold, Jewish assets in Swiss banks, and a variety of related subjects.
  • Negro League Baseball Leagues-Red Hot & New- The Official Site of the Negro Baseball Leagues. Imagine modern-day baseball without the likes of the Birmingham Black Barons' Willie Mays, or the the Kansas City Monarchs' Jackie Robinson and Ernie Banks, or the Indianapolis Clowns' Hank Aaron, or the Baltimore Elite Giants' Roy Campanella, or the Newark Eagles' Monte Irvin. These men were products of the Negro Leagues and are now enshrined in baseball's most hallowed memorial -- Cooperstown's National Baseball Hall of Fame.
  • Nixon Audio Archives
  • On this day in History-New- Information of HISTORIC EVENTS & BIRTH-DATES
  • Operation Desert Storm Briefing Book
  • Patrin dedicated to Romani (Gypsy) culture and history and to extending awareness of the continuous Roma struggle to achieve and maintain dignity and freedom.  The Patrin is a learning resource and information center about Romani culture, social issues, and current events. To Roma the world over, we send the message ... We Will Remember!
  • Pompeii Forum - University of Virginia
  • Presidents of the United States of America - A portrait and biographical sketch of each President
  • Scrolls from the Dead Sea an Exhibit at the Library of Congress, Washington, DC. The exhibition Scrolls From the Dead Sea: The Ancient Library of Qumran and Modern Scholarship brings before the American people a selection from the scrolls which have been the subject of intense public interest.
  • Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, The
  • Shikhin - Middle East History
  • 1904 St. Louis World's Fair -The World's Fair of 1904 celebrated the Centennial of the Louisiana Purchase, an event in American history having an importance secondary only to the Declaration of Independence. The Territory acquired from France by this purchase embraced all the land lying between the Mississippi River and the crest of the Rocky Mountains, and its ownership by the United States made possible the extension of the nation's boundaries to the Pacific Ocean
  • Texas - The Alamo - Texas, Texans, and the Alamo- An Online Exhibit of The Barker Texas History collection which contains books, manuscript collections, maps, newspapers, and other materials that document the historical development of Texas from Spanish colonization to the present day. Among its holdings are these items relating to Anglo-American settlement, the Texas Revolution, and the Texas Republic.
  • This Day in History - Red Hot & New-The History Channel Time Machine has brought you! You see, this is a very important day in history...Or, use the controls to travel to the date that means the most to you.
  • United States History seeks to help those who have history projects, answer questions you may have, or even pose new questions for thought.
  • World History Archives-New-World History Archives are a repository for documents that support an understanding of world history and the struggle for social progress. They are associated with a collection of resources for the study of world history called Gateway to World History.
  • WW-1History-These pages contain information on the people, places, and events that comprised one of the worst calamities of modern history.
  • WW-2 History This exhibit highlights the contributions of the thousands of Americans, both military and civilian, who served their country during World War II. Documents from the National Archives and Records Administration's (NARA) National Personnel Records Center in St. Louis form the core of the exhibit. For those who lived through the Second World War, this exhibit may help them recall their experiences. For those who did not, it is hoped they will gain a deeper understanding of the sacrifice and commitment of those Americans who, after almost 4 years, were "A People at War."

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