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Best of the Web: Children's Resources » People & Places
- A&E's Biography
- About the Mayor of New York City
African-American History & Culture
Covering more than 500 years of African-American history, features biographies, primary sources, images, timelines, and maps and charts.
America's Story from America's Library
Kid's games and exhibits about American History presented by the Library of Congress.
- America's Story from the Library of Congress
American Indian History & Culture
Covering more than 5,000 years of culture, legends, and leaders of over 500 Native American groups, this database provides entries on primary source documents, biographies, maps & charts, images, and timelines. It also features searchable tribe and culture area indexes, as well as the ability to search for tribes by region.
Ancient Egypt Webquest
Learn about Ancient Egyptian daily life, Egyptian mummies, Egyptian Hieroglyphics, King Tut (Tutankhamen), Egyptian games, and Archeology.
Historia y biografias en Espa?ol. History and biography resources in Spanish.
- At the Tomb of Tutankhamen
Ben's Guide to US Government for Kids
Information and activities specifically tailored for educators, parents, and students in K-12. These resources teach students about our government and how it works.
Civil War Photographs
A Library of Congress collection of 1,118 Civil War photographs which can be searched by keyword, browsed by subject, or viewed by year.
- Election 2008
A comprehensive resource on ancient empires.
FirstGov for Kids
Links to kids pages in many different federal government departments.
History of Costume
Plates of the book by the same name, originally published between 1861 and 1880.
History of Costume by Braun & Schneider
A textbook with 500 plates of historical dress from antiquity to the end of the 19th Century. Originally published from 1861-1880, the book is now available online in its entirety.
- How Laws Are Made
From National Geographic.
- Middle Ages
Native American Cultures
This project explores ancient and modern-day Native American cultures of New Mexico, Utah, and Washington. Presented by Scholastic.
- New York State Governors 1777-Present
- New York State History
Pegasus: Greek Myths, Heroes &amp Heroines, and Animals
Greek mythology, heroes and heroines, and animals.
POTUS Presidents of the United States
Includes background information on each President and First Lady, election results, cabinet members, and links to historical documents, including inaugural addresses.
POTUS: Presidents of the United States
The Internet Public Library's guide includes background information, election results, notable events, and other points of interest on each of the presidents.
Presidential and Parliamentary Government
What are some of the differences between a parliamentary and constitutional government? Presented by Scholastic.
Presidents of the United States
Background information, election results, cabinet members, notable events, and some points of interest on each of the presidents.
Secrets of the Lost Empires: Medieval Siege
Learn about life in medieval castles and how to operate a catapult.
Stamp On Black History
Find out more about the men and women honored by the US Postal Service for their contributions to society.
Stately Knowledge: Facts About the United States
Facts about the States, from the Internet Public Library.
- Symbols of US Government (Statues, the Flag, Songs and more)
Today in History
Explore famous events and birthdays. Site has a fully searchable archive.
- United Nations Cyber School Bus
- White House for Kids