History & Social Studies

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African American History
African American Registry
The African American Registry® has twelve categories to search by such as education, music, literature, and science as well as keyword searching. The registery provides information on African Americans and their accomplishments throughout American history.
Celebrating our Black History
Biographies, Black History videos, fast facts, interactive timeline, games, and quizzes.
Library of Congress African American Mosaic
A Library of Congress resource guide for the study of black history and culture.
Library Of Congress African American Odyssey
From the Library of Congress, this site provides a history of African Americans from slavery and Civil War to the civil rights movement.
American History & Government
American Memory from the Library of Congress
Historical Collections for the National Digital Library at the Library of Congress. A good primary source for historical documents, maps, photographs, movies, and prints.
American Presidency Project
Contains nearly 77,000 documents including presidential proclamations, inaugural addresses, and State of the Union addresses. It also includes presidential election maps going back to 1792.
Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government
Official kids site from the U.S. government providing information about how government works. Organized by grade level.
American Presidents
History.com presidents site. Can search by name or click on photo icons to get biographical information, timelines, images, and video.
America’s Story
Kid-friendly access point to the Library of Congress. Learn about famous Americans, explore the states, jump back in time, and learn about America at play. Watch a movie, hear a song, play a tune from America’s past.
Thirteen Originals: Founding the American ColoniesHistory of the original thirteen colonies of America.
Timeline of American History
World Almanac key events in American history.
Ohio Studies
Explore Ohio
Links to all things Ohio, from government and state facts, to attractions and state history. Search by category or county.
Miami Nation American Indian Website
Provides information about Miami nation indian culture, history, Tribal government, and more.
Ohio History Central
Online encyclopedia of Ohio history.
One State Many Nations
One State One Nation is a website devoted to Ohio American Indian History. 
Social Studies
Altapedia
Contains full color physical maps, political maps as well as key facts and statistics on countries of the world.
World Fact Book
CIA website providing information on the history, people, government, maps, flags, economy, geography, and more for countries around the world.
Country Studies
Library of Congress website that presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world.
Culture Grams
Demographic details and cultural data for regions and cultures in the world. Offers a World edition, Kids edition, and provinces editions as well as information about famous people, recipes, photos and videos.
50 States
Provides information about each state including flags, fast facts, birds, maps, state songs, and more.
World Flag Database
Printable flag graphics from over 200 countries around the world; also basic country information such as population, religion, and languages, etc.
National Geographic Countries of the World
Fast facts, flags, and images of countries of the world.
National Geographic Map Machine
National Geographic online atlas provides world map, street and satelite maps, and more.
Religions of the World
From BBC World Service – describes Islam, Hinduism, Christianity, Buddhism, Judaism, Sikhism and many more.
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