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Complete list of Biography & History web sites

Biography

  • Presidents of the United States and Presidential Biographies
    • The White House offers two presidential biography sights: The Presidents of the United States offers an in-depth look at the president and his life including links to their Presidential Library and other websites related to the President; and Presidential Biographies offers facts about the president and life in American at the time of the presidency.
  • First Ladies of the United States of America
    • Information about the First Ladies of the United States.
  • Bio4Kids
    • Sponsored by the Biography Channel, this site offers fun facts, games and information for kids 8 to 12 years old.
  • I Was Wondering
    • Discover the adventures of real women in science! Find biographies, interactive games, fun science facts, and opportunities to ask your questions about science.
  • Eric Weisstein's World of Biography
    • This site, designed by Eric Weisstein, offers brief histories of over 1,000 scientists and mathematicians. Searchable by branch of science, nationality, gender and race, and prize winners.
  • Hispanic Heritage Biographies
    • Looking for biographies for Hispanic Heritage Month - Thomas-Gale provides free access to Hispanic Heritage Biographies on their website. Entries include a biographical essay and further readings for more extensive research.
  • Women of the Hall
    • The National Women's Hall of Fame sponsors Women of the Hall to honor women of the United States who have made a significant contribution to the nation or the world. Site includes a picture of each honoree, a brief summary of their life, and additional resources for further research.
  • Gallery Of Achievers
    • In the Gallery of Achievers, the focus is on individuals who have shaped the 20th century by their accomplishments.

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History

  • America's Story
    • American’s Library, the Library of Congress, puts the “story” back in history on this fun and interactive site.
  • Encyclopedia Britannica Guide to Black History
    • This site provides a timeline, biographies, images, activities, and primary sources concerning Black History.
  • Holocaust Memorial Museum for Students
    • Provides information and topics for study concerning the Holocaust.
  • This Day in History
    • Select a date in history and learn what happened in that day's headlines. Participants can narrow their focus to specific dates in Automotive, Civil War, Cold War, Crime, Entertainment, Literary, Old West, Vietnam War, Wall Street, and WWII history.
  • BBC Online: History for Kids
    • History made fun for all ages! This richly illustrated site covering many topics, including Ancient history, World Wars and British History.
  • EyeWitness to History
    • A look at history, from Ancient times to the present, through the people who experienced it first-hand.
  • Odyssey Online
    • Take a journey through the ancient civilizations in Egypt, Greece, Rome, the Near East, the Americas and Africa.
  • Women’s History Month
    • Learn about the generations of women who have made an impact in history.
  • Oklahoma Historical Society Kids
    • Explore Oklahoma History and play games like Oklahoma Trivia and Okie Animals!
  • National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum Kids Site
    • Learn traditional cowboy songs, get an online tour of museum exhibits, and play games.

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