This educational Web site created by the Smithsonian Center
for Education and Museum Studies features extensive resources
for students, educators, and families. Educators can access
lesson plans and other information sorted by grade level and
subject, while students can explore interactive content modules.
Provides teachers with a full range of resources and activities
to support the teaching of landmark Supreme Court cases, helping
students explore the key issues of each case. The "Resources"
section features basic building blocks such as background
summaries and excerpts of opinions that can be used in multiple
ways. The "Activities" section contains a range of short activities
and in-depth lessons that can be completed with students.
The Web site features key cases mandated by state standards.
A comprehensive collection of more than 300 Web page links
to Native American Resources.
Ross Home Page
This site contains information about Betsy Ross's life
and the evolution of the American flag.
States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Explore the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum resources
War II Sites
This Web site features a comprehensive list of links and resources
about World War II for students and teachers, with topics
ranging from the home front to the Holocaust to women in the
A site providing a searchable index of the Digital Tradition
Folk Song Database containing more than 6,000 songs. It includes
a discussion forum and special events.
the Other Half Lives
An informative expository on the tenements of New York.
D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
An online museum of this first Presidential Library. Links
provide a close look into the lives and writings of Franklin
and Eleanor Roosevelt.
Virtual Visit to Vietnam
Interesting and entertaining information on contemporary
Vietnam as well as its war-torn past. Photos, diaries, and
trip reports provide unique perspectives.
The American Revolution
This Web site, hosted by PBS, presents a variety of topics
relating to the American Revolution. Features include a chronicle
of the revolution, perspectives from different groups involved
in the revolution, and a photo essay about the meaning of
American Civil War Home Page
Explore this online resource of the American Civil War. Links
also include time lines, information on battles, documents,
and much more!
Research the history of immigration through Ellis Island and
learn fascinating facts about this period in history.
Washington’s Mount Vernon
Take the online tour of George Washington’s Mount Vernon
home! Library collections and educational resources can also
be found at this Web site.
National Inventors Hall of Fame
Read about famous inventors in the National Inventors Hall
of Fame. Links also include invention competitions and awards,
kids’ stuff, and African-American inventors’ sites.