This is a direct link to documents studying American history.
American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America, serving the public as a resource for education and lifelong learning.
Provides links to primary sources in European history that are transcribed, reproduced in facsimile, or translated. Includes some video, sound files, maps, photographs, etc. Sources cover a wide range of subject areas including politics, economics, and social and cultural history.
This is the online presence of the History Channel.
Making of America (MoA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction.
The Academy of Achievement is like no other organization in the world. For 50 years, this unique nonprofit foundation has sparked the imagination of students across America and around the globe by bringing them into direct personal contact with the preeminent leaders of our times.
This is one of the largest biographical dictionaries on the Internet.
This is the online presence of the Biography channel.
This is a direct link to the InfoPlease page dedicated to the search of popular biographies.
This resource offers the in-depth, original profiles of Current Biography and World Authors series, the thorough periodicals coverage of Biography Index, and the specialist biographical content of Junior Authors & Illustrators. Biography Reference Bank contains biographical full-text articles, page images, abstracts and articles from today’s leading magazines and journals—providing the most current coverage of an individual’s life and work. This database is provided by OPLIN, the Ohio Public Library Information Network.