Culture: Multicultural America
Well written articles about the wide variety of cultures that
are present in the United States. Links to other pages and useful
references make this a valuable and interesting site.
Atlas of the
Historical Geography of the United States
The Digital Scholarship Lab at the University of Richmond has
complied a marvelous collection of animated and clickable maps. At
this site you can view the changing landscape of social movements
like women's suffrage or abolition; election results; Native land
cessions; population growth and settlement and much more.
Histography: Timeline of History
A fun interactive timeline from the Big Bang to a few months ago.
There are thematic timelines for Literature, Wars, Politics,
Women's Rights, Music etc... Each dot on the timeline will take you
to a Wiki Page or video clip that provides more information.
The CIA's annual reference book has current information
concerning 266 countries plus a "world," category that
summarizes overall data. For each country there is information on
geography, populations, economies, maps, background information,
See how newspapers around the US and the world cover events.
A clickable map and drop-down menus make this site very easy
to use. There are also links to college newspapers, media groups,
associations etc... A similar page is the Associated
Webpage. Other Newspapers can be found at newspapers.ushmm.org.
Journal of Historical Biography
Maintained by the University College of the Fraser Valley, the JHB
is an online peer reviewed journal first published in Spring 2007.
The journal includes "scholarly articles on all aspects of
historical biography." It also publishes book reviews on