http://memory.loc.gov/ammem American Memory from the Library of Congress American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America, serving the public as a resource for education and lifelong learning.
http://www.americanrhetoric.com American Rhetoric INTERACTIVE (8-12) This site has an extensive collection of audio and video of historical speeches made though out history.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history BBC History (6-12 INTERACTIVE) This site fro the BBC has a large archive of text, audio and video files.
http://besthistorysites.net Best of History Websites
http://chnm.gmu.edu The Center for History and New Media. Since 1994, the Center for history and New Media at George Mason University has used digital media and computer technology to democratize history—to incorporate multiple voices, reach diverse audiences, and encourage popular participation in presenting and preserving the past. We sponsor more than a dozen digital history projects and offer free tools and resources for historians.
http://www.countryreports.org Country Reports This site has statistical data and cultural information proven to be valuable to students, parents, teachers, and researchers alike. In a sea of competing websites, CountryReports.org stands out as a leader, according to accolades received from prominent media and national organizations:
http://chnm.gmu.edu/tools/h-bot H-BOT Historical Fact Finder
http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/, Digital History- Is a very comprehensive web site that provides many tools for a teacher of history. The site includes many videos, primary source documents and guides that can be used in the classroom.
www.eyewitnesstohistory.com Eye Witness to History (6-12) This site allow your to have a ringside seat to history - from the Ancient World to the present. History through the eyes of those who lived it.
www.gilderlehrman.org The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History This site contains 60,000 source documents from US history including podcasts, lesson plans for teachers, online exhibits, and printable images
https://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/project/world-wonders Google World Wonders This site allows used to view historical sites by taking a virtual field trip
http://www.thehistorychannel.com The History Channel's Web Site. (K-12) INTERACTIVE
http://www.historycentral.com/dates/Index.html History Central (4-12) History Central is dedicated to becoming History's Home on the web. The core of the site is our timeline of world history. Culled from one of MultiEducator's 21 history CD's this time line covers the major events in world history from the dawn of civilization to 1999. Links to other sites on the web as well as other resources on the site are presented in the right margin of the pages.
http://www.siue.edu/COSTUMES/history.html The History of Costume. 4/5-12) This site offers the complete text and illustrations from the German text 'The History of Costume'. A great source of information for students of art, history, theater or fashion.
http://historymatters.gmu.edu History Matters. (9-12) Designed for high school and college teachers and students,History Matters serves as a gateway to web resources and offers other useful materials for teaching U.S. history
www.thehistorynet.com The History Net. (6-12)This site has a very large collection of resources pertaining to American history. Links include picture of the day, different features each week, an article index and archives.
www.historyplace.com The History Place. (5-12) This site is for middle school/high school students and their teachers. Some topics include the American Revolution, the Civil War, WWII, the Vietnam War, Presidents, and Nazi German. The History Place is a private, independent, Internet-only publication based in the Boston area that is not affiliated with any political group or organization. Great care is always given to accuracy in the construction and maintenance of their exhibits.
http://www.educationindex.com/history/#a History Resources for Education (7-12). This is a history portal organized alphabetically by various history topics.
http://historicaltextarchive.com Historical Text Archives. (9-12) This site by Don Marby is a portal type site with comprehensive links to History and Social Studies information.
http://historicalthinkingmatters.org Historical Thinking Matters (6-12) Welcome to Historical Thinking Matters, a website focused on key topics in U.S. history, that is designed to teach students how to critically read primary sources and how to critique and construct historical narratives.
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/amhome.html Historical Collections for the National Digital Library. American Memory is a gateway to rich primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States. The site offers more than 7 million digital items from more than 100 historical collections. This digitized library makes available some of the most precious resources of the Library of Congress.
http://www.historywired.si.edu History Wired (5-12) This site, from the Smithsonian Institution is a highly interactive site that gives you the opportunity to see and read about objects in this museum. Users can navigate the site by clicking on the topics beneath the timeline to see where the objects are. By clicking on the object square, you will see a picture of the object and get a description of it. Requires Java, but a text version is available.
www.hyperhistory.com HyperHistory. (5-12)This site allows students and their teachers to navigate through 3,000 years of world history. This site can be an excellent resource for middle school/high school history and social studies teachers.
www.fordham.edu/halsall Internet History Sourcebooks Project. The Internet History Sourcebooks are collections of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts presented cleanly (without advertising or excessive layout) for educational use. For guidance on homework, research, how people lived/ate/dressed in the past, see the various Help! pages: Ancient History Help , Medieval Studies Help , Modern History Help
http://www.mission-us.org Mission US Mission US is a brand new multimedia project featuring free interactive adventure games set throughout U.S. history. The first game,Mission 1: "For Crown or Colony?" puts players in the shoes of Nat Wheeler, a 14-year-old printer's apprentice in 1770 Boston. As players complete tasks throughout the city, they meet everyone from merchants to soldiers, sailors to poets, Patriots to Loyalists. The game reveals rising tensions threatening to come to a head and, ultimately, players must choose where their loyalties lie
www.sscnet.ucla.edu/nchs National Center for History in Our Schools. (6-12) The National Center for History in the Schools has published over sixty teaching units that are the fruits of collaborations between history professors and experienced teachers of both United States and World History. The units represent specific issues and dramatic episodes in history from which you and your students can pause to delve into the deeper meanings of these selected landmark events and explore their wider context in the great historical narrative.
www.nationalhistoryday.org National History Day’s Web Site. (6-12)
http://teachinghistory.org National History Education Clearinghouse This site from George Mason Univ have online resource for history teachers, including source materials, lesson plans and other related materials.
www.oah.org Organization of American Historians
www.supersurf.com Super Safari (K-8) This site by Brian Giacoppo allows students to take a virtual safari to various countries.
www.ushistory.org US History.org. (4/5-12) INTERACTIVE This site focuses on Colonial and Revolutionary Philadelphia. It is sponsored by the Independence Hall Association in Philadelphia.
http://vlib.iue.it/history/USA Virtual Library U.S. History. (4/5-12) This is a portal type site that has thousands of links to US history resources. Included are maps, timelines, research articles, and back ground readings.
www.womeninworldhistory.com Women in World History Curriculum (6-12) This site by Lyn Reese, is interactive with information and resources about women’s experiences in world history. Included are lesson plans, review of classroom materials, and related links.
http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives World History Archives (6-12) World History Archives, by Hartford Web Publishing, offers documents to support the study of world history from a working-class and non-Eurocentric perspective
www.worldofteaching.com World of Teaching. INTERACTIVE (K-12) This site contains a variety of PowerPoint teaching presentations in Biology, Chemistry, Math, English, History, Physics, Geography and Spanish.