Covers themes, events, individuals and periods in U.S. history from pre-Colonial times to the present.
Gale In Context: Elementary, formerly Kids InfoBits, gradually lets elementary school children gain comfort with research by delivering age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of subjects taught in the classroom like animals, arts and music, social studies, and more.
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The Library of Congress presents a fun American history site which includes state information, brief biographies, a timeline and more.
This site does a good job of outlining American history, from early America through the 20th century.
This is a very informative site about Black history in the U.S.
Check out the American History related videos on this page by PBS.org.
Learn about colonial life and have fun too.
This PBS site outlines the American Revolution for everyone. The timeline is very helpful.
Great information for kids looking for information about Native Americans history and culture in all parts of the United States.
The North Star is a digital learning tool that is a "place where you can discover stories and objects that illuminate the African American experience." Go to this link, then scroll down to see your digital experience choices.
The National Museum of the American Indian has organized all kinds of Native American educational resources for grades K-12. You can search by grade, subject, nation, topic, and more. This link gathers informational resources for K-5th grades.
This site has a lot of current tribal information and news. Look under "Articles" and "Special Features" for information on Native American clothing, tools, games, toys, food, and more.
This is a fantastic site that contains a biographical dictionary of many western figures, including Native Americans. Click on Places and Resources for additional information on western history.
This site presents 100 milestone documents in American History. Gives background information on each document and images of the originals.
This is an overview A-Z style presentation of Black History in America. Simple, clear information.
PBS Learning Media has a comprehensive collection of over 3,000 short videos of U.S. History which is broken down by time periods, ranging from Three Worlds Meet (beginnings to 1620) to Contemporary United States (1968 - today). For grades K-12.