Internet 
Sites for
Social Studies Standards
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Capital District  Council for the Social Studies- http://home.nycap.rr.com/cdcss/home.html

National Council for the Social Studies - http://www.ncss.org/

Academic Info: History home Page and Index  - http://www.academicinfo.net/hist.html

Big6 Research Model web site - http://www.big6.com

CIA World Factbook, 2000 - http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html

History Matters - http://historymatters.gmu.edu/\

American History Archive - full resources for teaching the Am. Revolution and Civil War - http://www.ilt.columbia.edu/k12/history/aha.html

American Memory From the Library of Congress - http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/amhome.html

History Online Project - http://www.jacksonesd.k12.or.us/k12projects/jimperry/history.html

History/Social Studies Web Site for K-12 Teachershttp://www.execpc.com/~dboals/boals.html

Library of Congress Social Science Resources - http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpedu/resource/socscirs.html

Tennessee Technological University History Web Site - links especially for students - http://www2.tntech.edu/history/
 


Standard 1 - History of the United States and New York

Documents

Bill of Rights - http://www.nara.gov/exhall/charters/billrights/billmain.html

Constitution of the U.S. - http://www.law.emory.edu/FEDERAL/usconst.html

Declaration of Independence - http://www.nara.gov/exhall/charters/declaration/decmain.html

Government Documents  - http://www.academicinfo.net/gdocs.html

Journal of Lewis and Clark - original writing -
http://xroads.virginia.edu/~HYPER/JOURNALS/toc.html

Mayflower Compact - http://members.aol.com/calebj/compact.html

National Archives and Records Administration - documents of significance to U. S. including JFK Assassination records, federal laws, Congressional records, presidential papers - http://www.nara.gov/

A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation - documents and journals of important government happenings for the United States -
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/amlaw/lawhome.html

Timeline of important American documents - http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/chrono.htm#20

History of New York

Dutch Influence  - http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/kingston/colonization.htm

Erie Canal Sites
    boat building, life on the canal, digging the canal - http://bhw.buffnet.net/erie-canal/
    boats on the canal - http://www.canals.state.ny.us/history/b2p21-3.html
    building the canal - http://freenet.buffalo.edu/sigs/links/tot/htm/o_canal.htm
    history of canal, building - http://infoplease.com/ce5/CE017205.html
    history of canal, life on the canal - http://www.syracuse.com/features/eriecanal/
    maps, boats, timeline, history - http://www.history.rochester.edu/canal/

Henry Hudson and the Half Moon -  http://www.ulster.net/~hrmm/halfmoon/halfmoon.htm
                                                                        http://halfmoon.neric.org/logmain.htm

New Netherland Museum - http://www.newnetherland.org/

New York State History Net - electronic journal just beginning with historical articles as well as links to other New York State sites - http://nystatehistory.org

New York State for Kids - quick facts and other information for elementary age students - http://www.dos.state.ny.us/kidsroom/nysfacts/factmenu.html

Oneida Indian Nation - http://www.oneida-nation.net/

History of the United States

Archives of American Public Address  - http://douglass.speech.nwu.edu/index.html#go

Explorers - http://www.richmond.edu/~ed344/webunits/explorers/home.htm

Historical maps - http://xroads.virginia.edu/~MAP/map_hp.html

Mayflower Web Pages - http://members.aol.com/calebj/mayflower.html

Scotia-Glenville American History Links - http://www.sgcsd.neric.org/highschool/social_studies/links_musical.html

American Revolution

Battle of Bunker Hill -http://www.wpi.edu/Academics/Depts/MilSci/BTSI/Hill/

Lexington and  Concord http://www.wpi.edu/Academics/Depts/MilSci/BTSI/Lexcon/
                               http://www.wpi.edu/Academics/Depts/MilSci/BTSI/abs_lex.html
map -http://www.wpi.edu/Academics/Depts/MilSci/BTSI/Lexcon/batmap.html

American Revolution Biographies

Ethan Allen - from his homestead site
http://www.ethanallen.together.com/earlyvt/aboutethan.html

Ethan Allen from Fort Allen site- http://personalweb.smcvt.edu/thefort/History/EthanAllen.htm

Benedict Arnold
From the Valley Forge Museum
http://www.ushistory.org/valleyforge/served/arnold.html
http://www.earlyamerica.com/review/fall97/arnold.html

Biographical

Black History Month Biographies - http://www.gale.com/freresrc/blkhstry/index.htm

Congressional Biographical Dictionary - http://bioguide.congress.gov/

Discoverers Web Homepage - links to explorers
http://www.win.tue.nl/cs/fm/engels/discovery/

Homework Center - Biographies  -http://www.multnomah.lib.or.us/lib/homework/biohc.html

Martin Luther King, Jr.  - http://www.seattletimes.com/mlk/

Women's History Month Biographies - http://www.gale.com/freresrc/womenhst/index.htm

Black American Studies

Gateway to African American History - http://charter.uchicago.edu/AAH/

Civil War

Abraham Lincoln  - http://members.aol.com/RVSNorton/Lincoln2.html

Chronology of the war week by week - http://www.civilweek.com/

Civil War photos - http://www.rightguide.com/civilwar/photos/intro.htm
                        http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/cwarquery.html

Civil War Homepage - http://sunsite.utk.edu/civil-war/warweb.html

Underground Railroad - elementary site but has valuable links to Underground Railroad sites for all levels -  http://www2.lhric.org/pocantico/tubman/tubman.html

The Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the Civil War - includes diary entries of accounts from North and South perspective - http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/vshadow/

Immigration

American Immigration - http://www.bergen.org/AAST/Projects/Immigration/index.html

Ellis Island Museum - http://www.ellisisland.org/

Native American Studies

Index of Native American Cultural Resources on the Internet - http://www.hanksville.org/NAresources/indices/NAculture.html

Native American Studies - http://www.academicinfo.net/nativeam.html

Other Events

America in 1866 - A Historic Look at America's Cities and States in 1866 including New York and Albany - http://www.rightguide.com/1866/index.html

Child Labor accounts
http://www.stg.brown.edu/projects/hypertext/landow/victorian/history/workers1.html

Great Chicago Fire - http://www.chicagohs.org/fire/

Mountain Men and the Fur Trade  - http://www.xmission.com/~drudy/amm.html

New Deal - documents, photos sponsored by the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Instate -
http://newdeal.feri.org/index.htm

FDR Cartoon Collections  - http://www.nisk.k12.ny.us/fdr/

Japanese Interment Sites - http://www.children-of-the-camps.org/resources/internment.html

State government links - each state is given a link and from there research can be done on various aspects of that state - some more extensive than others
http://www.rightguide.com/topics/gov/state.htm

Timeline of the American Civil Rights Movement  - http://www.wmich.edu/politics/mlk/

Presidents

American Presidency - http://www.interlink-cafe.com/uspresidents/

White House - http://www.whitehouse.gov

Slavery

Africans in America - http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/home.html
 
 

Standard 2 - World History



Brazil facts and graphics -  http://www.lonelyplanet.com/dest/sam/bra.htm

Entries  from Capt. David Emmett's daily online journal from Croatia in 1997-98 including photos - http://www.ieti.com/journal/journal.html

European Voyages of Exploration - http://www.acs.ucalgary.ca/HIST/tutor/eurvoya/index.html

Foreign governments and information about countries
http://www.lib.umich.edu/libhome/Documents.center/frames/forconfr.html

Gateway to World History - http://www.hartford-hwp.com/gateway/index.html

HyperHistory Online - maps, biographies, timelines - http://www.hyperhistory.com/online_n2/History_n2/a.html

Middle Ages - http://www.learner.org/exhibits/middleages/feudal.html

National Clearinghouse for U.S.-Japan Studies  - lesson plans and information about Japan for units of study - http://www.indiana.edu/~japan/

Personal Diary of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict 1994-98
http://www.nigelparry.com/diary/

Rainforest tour - http://www.toucansam.kelloggs.ca/eng/enter.htm
                     http://www.EnchantedLearning.com/subjects/rainforest/

Renaissance - http://www.learner.org/exhibits/renaissance/

Russian history links  - http://russia.uthscsa.edu/

Vietnam War - http://servercc.oakton.edu/~wittman/

Virtual Tours of World Places -
 http://www.virtualfreesites.com/museums.interest.html

World Area Studies Internet Resources - extensive links to internet sites providing information about world areas - http://www.wcsu.ctstateu.edu/socialsci/area.html#23

World War I - http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/special_report/1998/10/98/world_war_i/

World War II links - http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Oracle/2691/links.htm

Holocaust (See also Internet School Library Media Center listings)

Holocaust Studies Center - http://www.bxscience.edu/organizations/holocaust/

Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust - http://fcit.coedu.usf.edu/Holocaust/

Teaching the Holocaust through Stamps, Pictures, and text - powerful site - http://mofetsrv.mofet.macam98.ac.il/~ochayo/einvert.htm
 
 

Standard 3 - Geography

Atlapedia -  http://www.atlapedia.com/

Five Themes of Geography with lesson ideas - http://www.nationalgeographic.com/education/themes.html

Geography For Kids - http://geography.miningco.com/msub72.htm?pid=2820&cob=home

Geography Internet Resources - http://www.wcsu.ctstateu.edu/socialsci/geores.html

Geography Place Games and Quiz Site - http://www.geography-games.com/index.html

Geography/Environment/Economic web sites for research and activities - http://www.execpc.com/~dboals/geog.html

Map resources -
http://www.execpc.com/~dboals/geog.html#MAP/CARTOGRAPHIC RESOURCES

National Geographic Map Machine - click on maps and facts available - http://www.nationalgeographic.com/maps/

World Atlas and World Maps -  http://geography.miningco.com/msub72.htm?pid=2820&cob=homehttp://geography.miningco.com/msub72.htm?pid=2820&cob=home
 
 

Standard 4 - Economics



Facing the Future: People and the Planet - provides problems and solutions of population growth - http://www.facingthefuture.org/

Historical United States Census Data - http://fisher.lib.virginia.edu/census/

U.S. Census Bureau -  provides population statistics as well as economic indicators including graphs - http://www.census.gov/
 
 

Standard 5 - Civics, Citizenship, and Government

Branches of Government - http://library.law.unc.edu/tutorial/branch.htm
Farms - http://www.cyberspaceag.com
        http://www.kidsfarm.com/wheredo.htm

Holidays
  Arbor Day - http://www.arborday.org/what/what.asp?event=
  Chinese New Year - http://homex.coolconnect.com/member/crescent/index.htm
  Fourth of July - http://www.usacitylink.com/usa/
  Labor Day - http://www.dol.gov/dol/opa/public/aboutdol/laborday.htm
  Martin Luther King Day Scavenger Hunt - http://users.massed.net/~tstrong/Martin.htm
  Memorial Day - http://www.dcpages.com/Tourism/Memorial_Day/
  President's Day Fun - http://www.perpetualpreschool.com/president.html (also includes
      links to other holiday activities)
 

Links for federal departments and agencies
http://www.rightguide.com/topics/gov/agencies.htm

State government links - each state is given a link and from there research can be done on various aspects of that state - some more extensive than others
http://www.rightguide.com/topics/gov/state.htm

Supreme Court Cases - http://oyez.nwu.edu/

United States Flag and other patriotic songs and symbols - http://www.azstarnet.com/~rgrogan/flag.htm
 

Museums

Smithsonian Institute - http://www.si.edu/

General Resources

California SCORE Project for Social Studies - http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/

Social Studies Lesson Plans

California SCORE Project - http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/gradelevel.html

Educator's ToolKit - http://www.csun.edu/~vceed009/socialstudies.html
 


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