How much do you remember from American History class? The chronicle of the
United States includes interesting tales and inspiring biographies. In honor
of our nation's birthday, we took a tour of American history online:
The History Channel
In addition to comprehensive history coverage, this site offers polls, book
reviews and features on unique topics like the history of Wall Street.
This site details American history through a timeline. Visitors can find out
how World War I and FDR's New Deal unfolded or explore specifics on Ellis
Island, Mount Vernon and their home state.
Project Vote Smart
With many divisions, leaders and checks on power, our government can be
difficult to understand. This site breaks down the basics like how a bill
becomes a law and the impeachment process.
Lycos Zone History
Presidential stories, important places, significant events, notable figures,
inspiring speeches - they're all here. Lycos Zone offers trivia games, a
women's history section, details on significant United States documents and
much more. The historical comic strips and cyber space field trip to the
Capitol are must-sees.
The name means a remote or underdeveloped area. The site unearths loads of
specific details that probably don't make it into general history books.
Learn about the annexation of Hawaii, what African Americans did in 1915 to
highlight their achievements and culture, the evolution of political
cartoonists and more.
The History Net
This site focuses on unique aspects of American history. Transport yourself
back to the days of mapping Colorado or learn about life in a boomtown.
Relive the Civil War through the eyes of a soldier's wife. A photo gallery
leaves visitors with a compelling view of events.