Social Studies

AP U.S. History

The Presidents of the United States Background information, election results, cabinet members, notable events, and some points of interest on each of the presidents up through President Obama, but no longer updated. Links to biographies, historical documents, audio and video files, and other presidential sites. (From the Internet Public Library)

Presidential Libraries and Museums  has information about the early lives, careers, and post-presidency of the 13 presidents listed below who also have Presidential Libraries. (Produced by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA))

Primary sources:

Docs TEACH   3,000 primary-source materials in a variety of media from the National Archives.

Calisphere California History Calisphere Themed Collections that explore California’s role in national and world history (From the University of California)

Digital Public Library Primary Source Sets Collections of US History primary sources searchable by subject or time period. (From the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA))

Geography-Literacy

CIA World Factbook The Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.

Learn Touch Typing Free- Typing Club Master touch typing using this free game / training program.

Triviaplaza the Trivia Quiz site - Play quizzes online Collection of interactive trivia quizzes covering geography, movies, and pop music.

United Nations The United Nations is an intergovernmental organization to promote international co-operation.

U.S. History

The Oyez Project The Oyez Project at the Chicago-Kent College of Law is an unofficial online multimedia archive of the Supreme Court of the United States, especially audio of oral arguments.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Naturalization Civics Test Prepare for the naturalization interview and test. Use the Interactive Practice Exercises online.

U.S. States Geography Practice- Clickable map quizzes free from Lizard Point Consulting. Test your knowledge of the U.S. States.

World History

BBC History From Henry VIII to Winston Churchill, find out about Britain's history with BBC programmes, timelines and games.

CIA World Factbook The Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.

Best of History Web Sites -- Categorized links to hundreds of evaluated sites

The History Guide, Resources for Historians- Western Civilizations

History Net -- From Weider History Group

The History News Network  -- Articles by historians on both the left and the right who provide historical perspective on current events. HNN is a nonprofit publication run by George Mason University, is updated daily, and averages roughly 1.5 million hits a month.

Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe -- Covering every 100 years from AD 1 to AD 1700

The Story of Africa -- Rich, detailed site, from the BBC