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Quick Reference Tools
Atlases & Maps
Online Encyclopedias & Ebooks
Archives & Databases
Helpful Web Sites
Biography.com has articles on various famous people and many profiles include video segments. Each article has a printer-friendly link and citation
A+E, makers of the history channel, provide content on a variety of historical topics. Search by keyword or browse topics.
"The Office of the Historian is staffed by professional historians who are experts in the history of U.S. foreign policy and the Department of State and possess unparalleled research experience in classified and unclassified government records."
"The Library of Congress is home to many of the most important documents in American history. This Web site provides links to materials digitized from the collections of the Library of Congress that supplement and enhance the study of these
The National Women's Hall of Fame is "the home of inspiration, innovation and imagination to learn more about great American women."
Internet Public Library...
Find links to helpful web pages; you can search by key word(s) or browse by subject. You can even ask an online librarian for help.
The Handbook of Texas Online provides a wealth of information on famous people, places, and events significant to Texas's history.
Famous Texans contains biographical information on various notable Texans.
Access to numerious biographies and poetic works by various American poets and authors.
The student resource page of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum web site contains background Information and helpful links for researching and understanding the events and effects of The Holocaust.
Link to Ms Wimberley's Holocaust web page
The CIA World Factbook contains descriptive and statistical data for countries (and leaders) around the world. Photos, maps, and graphs are included as well.