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History in My Lifetime (1994 - present) : Simons: Websites

U.S. History Websites

  • Digital History
    A compilation of primary and secondary sources, timelines, and images from American History organized by topic and era.
  • Biography of America
    An interactive website including maps, diagrams, photographs, primary source excerpts, and secondary sources on American History.
  • History Matters
    Offers first-person primary documents, and guides to analyzing historical evidence, as well as links to web resources.
  • American Memory from The Library of Congress
    A vast collection of primary sources about American History, organized by subject.
  • Our Documents, The National Archives
    Offers 100 milestone documents that chronicle United States history from 1776 to 1965

World History Resources

  • World Factbook
    Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for countries around the world.
  • Internet Modern History Sourcebook
    Includes primary history sources, organized by historical period.
  • Eyewitness to History
    Profiles of ancient and modern historical characters and events from ancient times to today, told with the images and words of those who lived it.
  • BBC History
    A collection useful primary and secondary resources on British and European history.
  • Muslims, PBS
    Includes a variety of primary and secondary sources on the origins and history of Islam.
  • C-SPAN Video Library
    Video archive covers C-Span programming since 1987
  • Guide to World Religions
    From the BBC, a comprehensive list and guide to religions around the world

Primary Source Websites

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