History & Social Studies

A+ Country Reports for Countries Around the World (http://www.countryreports.org/ ) – A comprehensive source of information about the countries of the world.

A&E’s Biography.com (http://www.biography.com/ ) – Look here for biographies of more than 25,000 people from throughout history.

The African-American Mosaic Exhibition (http://lcweb.loc.gov/exhibits/african/intro.html ) – (Library of Congress) View primary source documents at this African-American history and culture site.

Ben’s Guide to the U.S. Government (http://bensguide.gpo.gov/9-12/ ) –  Information on the branches of government, how laws are made, the election process, and more.

Biographical Dictionary (http://www.s9.com/biography/ ) – A database of over 28,000 brief biographical sketches that can be searched by name, keyword, or date.

History on PBS (http://www.pbs.org/history/ ) – Information on historical topics covered by the various Public Broadcasting System television programs.

Library of Congress Country Studies (http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/cshome.html ) – Online books that give political, economic, social, and national information for a variety of foreign countries.


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