Useful and Fun Social Studies Websites
Check out this video morph of all 44 presidents.
Forgot your study map at school? You can download the same outline maps used for GeoQuizes right here!
Cool interactive match the states game.
Test your knowledge of the Great Continent.
Who shares your political views?
To find out what happened in history, choose a month and, if you like, specify a day.
Second by second counts of global: births, deaths, population growths, species extinction, and other not so happy statistics.
A great place to find primary source documents and download analysis worksheets.
Links to websites with primary source documents from American History.
Test your knowledge about current events.
So, you think you have a sense of geography? Well, see how well you do with this interactive map of the Middle East.
Imagine being dropped off in a random location somewhere in the world. Use google street view to figure out where you are.
Year 1: Pre-Colombian Civilization to Constitution
Circle of Stories uses documentary film, photography, artwork and music to honor and explore Native American storytelling
Information on large scale indigenous civilizations before western contact from the Digital History site.
John White Drawings/Theodor De Bry engravings 1585 - 1590
The official site of the first thanksgiving. An on-line learning experience that takes you through the "real" story of the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag people.
Daniel Shays and the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation
Dedicated to the preservation, study, and exhibition of the life, languages, literature, history, and arts. With museum information and exhibits
Explore the historic Jamestown fort and the Powhatan village of Werowocomoco through this interactive feature from National Geographic
The Internet's most complete resource on the Mayflower and the Pilgrims, with genealogy, history, primary source documents, and a complete passenger list biographies.
It's 1770, you are a 14 year old apprentice in Boston. When the fighting starts, what will you do? Play this interactive role playing video game.
Links to information and graphics about the American Revolution.
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Year 2: New Nation to Reconstruction
Manifest Destiny tells the story of the United States in 141 maps from the Declaration of Independence to the present.
It's 1848. You are a slave trying to escape to freedom in this "choose your own adventure" style roleplaying game
An online anthology of former slaves, most born in the last years of the slave regime or during the Civil War, provided first-hand accounts of their experiences on plantations, in cities, and on small farms.
National Archives lessons that use primary source posters & letters about the "fight for equal rights" in the Civil War military units.
Discovering Lewis & Clark is a hyperhistory in progress. It is enhanced by at least one new interpretive episode each month, employing a variety of multmedia techniques
The site features the full text — almost five thousand pages — of the journals. Also included are a gallery of images, important supplemental texts, and audio files of selected passages plus Native American perspectives. Searchable by key words.
Companion site to the Ken Burns film, 'Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery.' Information on the explorers, expedition journals, ...
Get information & features about the Lewis & Clark expedition across America--journal entries, maps, historical photos, drawings, and more
Centered around a 200 year old midwive's journal, this site explores the process of piecing together the lives of ordinary people in the past
Dispel myths about this "most peculiar institution."
Beyond Face Value: depictions of slavery in Southern currency.
National Archives collection of high quality photos organized by topic.