History

Here is a good selection of Web sites on historical topics:


American Civil War Homepage


American Cultural History: The Twentieth Century: Each decade through the 1970s is broken down into subjects such as music, fashion, art and architecture, and historic events.

American Presidents: Life Portraits: This web site profiles both the personal and public lives of each United States President.

The American West: "a presentation of the history & development of the American West from the Frontier & Pioneer days of the Wild West to today's Modern West." This site includes information on outlaws, gun battles, ghost towns, Daniel Boone, Sitting Bull and much more.

Historic Archaeological Research Links: Links to thousands of archaeological research resources.

Archiving Early America: Find historic documents from 18th century America here. View the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, first Almanac (1742), first State of the Union Address and many more firsts. The Digital Library contains thumb-nail images, The Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights, the Constitution and the Magna Carta of 1215.

Cleveland Digital Library: An excellent site for historical information on Cleveland. Lots of photographs.

Discoverers Web Homepage


Encyclopedia of Cleveland History: Includes all of the articles from both The Encyclopedia of Cleveland History and The Dictionary of Cleveland Biography, and high-resolution versions of the photographs and diagrams found in the original texts.

Historic Events & Birth Dates


History Channel


Hyper History Online


The HistoryNet


Internet History Sourcebook Projects: The Internet History Sourcebooks are collections of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts presented cleanly (without advertising or excessive layout) for educational use. Periods covered are ancient history, medieval studies, and modern history.

Jamestown Rediscovery: This site is from the Association of Virginia Antiquities. It includes a timeline of events as well as information on recent archeological finds.

Korean War Project: This site includes a casualty database that can be searched, or
look at the detailed maps charting the progress of the war.

Legacy 98 The Women's Rights Movement 1848-1998


Making of America: Contains first-person accounts.

The Middle Ages


National D-Day Memorial Foundation: This is the official web site of the D-Day Memorial complex in Bedford, Virginia.

Nineteenth Century Documents: "When completed this collection will include accurate transcriptions of many important and representative primary texts from nineteenth century American history"

Ohio Historical Society


Ohio Memory Project: "Online scrapbook of Ohio history. Discover primary sources from archives, historical societies, libraries, and museums that document Ohio's past from prehistory through 1903."

Oregon Trail: History of the Oregon trail from the 1700s to the mid-1800s.

Roman Emperors: An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors. "DIR is an on-line encyclopedia on the rulers of the Roman empire from Augustus (27 BC-AD 14) to Constantine XI Palaeologus (1449-1453)."

Today in History


The Underground Railroad: Learn what was like for slaves to escape on the underground railroad. Includes maps of escape routes, and a time line.

The Virtual Wall: This is an electronic representation of the actual Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

Women and Social Movement in the United States: This web site is intended to introduce students, teachers, and scholars to a rich collection of primary documents related to women and social movements in the United States between 1830 and 1930."

World War I Document Archive: This archive of primary documents from World War I has been assembled by volunteers of the World War I Military History List (WWI-L). The archive is international in focus and intends to present in one location primary documents concerning the Great War.