Links to American History


Here are Sites That Cover Many Periods  (Compilation Credits go to Mr. Larry Ferlazzo)

Americans at War (click on a war; then begin movie and click "transcript")
Growth of a Nation
United States History Words

More History Words
Audio Glossary

Many History Word Games

Millenium Moments (Pick show, then click on "Listen Now" and then click on "Transcript")
 Songs For Our Times
Social Studies Tutor
An Overview of American History

American Clothes Through the Centuries

Today In History 
Teaching History Movie
Profile America
Smithsonian Kids
Hmong/English U.S. History Words (also includes other languages)
Biographies of Famous Americans
U.S. Presidents
Jump Back in Time
U.S. Mint Time Machine
U.S. Presidents Quiz
U.S. Constitution Quiz
U.S. History Timeline Game
U.S. History Videos 
Pictures From the Last One Hundred Years 
More Picture Collections
Early Pictures of Sacramento 
History Central
Interactive Maps
The American Journey
Crossword Puzzles (click on "Interactive Tutor")
Famous Americans & Quizzes
Historical People Game
History Games
Secrets About the Presidents
History Scene Investigators
United States History Timeline
The Big Picture Game
Constitutional Timeline
U.S. History Quizzes
Transportation History Movie
A Biography of America
Making a New Nation
Timeline Games
Mr. Nussbaum
Meet the Presidents
Women Who Changed History
America On The Move
America On The Move Games
The Presidents
Famous Americans
Great Speeches
American History Pages
U.S. History 1
U.S. History 2
Awesome Stories
United States History Map
Digital Vaults
Telling America's Story Videos
Telling America's Story Photo Galleries
The Making Of A Nation
Biography Of America Interactives
Digging For Answers
Turning Points
The Measure Of A President
Image Detective
Best News Photographs
The Wealthiest Americans Ever
Living Longer In America
Pictorial Americana
Voice Of America Special English
LIFE Photos
History Videos
U.S. History Images
American History Units
Evolution Of The American Household
Greatest Americans

The Early Settlers of America
Early Native Americans
Europeans Arrive

First European Settlers

American Indians
What Did Native Americans Do First? 
Columbus Day
Easy Quiz on Columbus

Hard Quiz on Columbus

Columbus Game

Christopher Columbus (click on "Columbus" and then "Learn")
More Christopher Columbus 
Journey of Christopher Columbus (Click on the links, "Journeys" and then "Columbus) 
Voyage to the New World
Pilgrim Village 
Native Americans 
The First Thanksgiving 
First Thanksgiving
Kennewick Man
America's Lost Colony 
Jamestown Adventure
St. Augustine 
Pocahontas (Click on the links that say, "More" and then "Pocahontas")
Journey of Pocahontas (Click on "Journeys" and then "Pocahontas") 
Seven Years War
Cliff Dwellers
E Word Game -- Everything Changes
Pilgrim's Journey
Slavery in New York
California Missions
The United States in 1500

Early Explorers of North America 
Early Colonies
Early Native Americans
The Buccaneers of America
Original Thirteen Colonies
Missions of California
Early Mission Photographs
Learn About Native Americans
Native Americans
Jamestown Game
Salem Witch Hunt Movie
Native People of North America
Thirteen Colonies
Explore Capitalism
Whose Lunch Is It Anyway?
Jamestown Story
Midnight Messenger Game
Early American History
Columbus Videos
Columbus Day Lesson
European Explorers of the Americas
Jamestown Settlement

Building a New Country
Ben Franklin Story Part One 
Ben Franklin Story Part Two 

Ben Franklin Again 
Ben Franklin
More Ben Franklin

Even More Ben Franklin

Ben Franklin's Experiments

Ben Franklin's Private Life

Ben Franklin

Thomas Jefferson
More Thomas Jefferson
Declaration of Independence
Declaration of Independence Again
George Washington 
More on George Washington 
Mt. Vernon
More Thomas Jefferson 
Even More Thomas Jefferson 
Jefferson's Home (click on "Tours")
Fourth of July 
America's Capitol
E-Word Game
More E-Word Games
Bill of Rights
Even More Bill of Rights
Words in the Constitution (in English and Spanish)
The White House
Democratic Values
Revolutionary War Battles
Early American Tools
Yankee Doodle Song
Thomas Paine
John Adams Letters
Short Film on the Founding of the U.S.
Ben Franklin Timeline
Bill of Rights
Ben's Guide to Government
Washington, D.C.
Sign the Consitution
Early America Movies
Early America Reading and Quizzes
The American Revolution PowerPoint
Revolutionary War Quiz
Revolutionary War Information
Bill of Rights Movie
U.S. Constitution Quizzes
Declaration of Independence Painting
The Struggle for North America
Explore the Boston Tea Party
The USS Constitution
Early America
The American Revolution
Early American Timeline
Mount Vernon Tour

The United States Grows
Fire on the Capitol 
National Anthem 
Lewis and Clark's Expedition 
More Lewis and Clark
Even More Lewis and Clark
Marine Corps  
Washington, D.C. 
Star Spangled Banner
More Star Spangled Banner 
Chief Tecumseh Speech 
Election of 1828 -- Andrew Jackson (click on "MP3")
Andrew Jackson -- Part One
Andrew Jackson -- Part Two

Andrew Jackson -- Part Three

Andrew Jackson -- Part Four

Andrew Jackson -- Part Five

Andrew Jackson -- Part Six

Andrew Jackson -- Part Seven 
Westward Expansion 
Pirates Movie
Lewis and Clark

The Trail of Tears

Lewis and Clark Video

Davy Crockett

More Davy Crockett
A New Nation
Steam Engine
A New Country
War of 1812
Historical Maps
Lewis and Clark Adventure Game
Trail of Tears
Andrew Jackson Timeline
The Lousiana Purchase
Children During The Industrial Revolution

The Nation Grows and Divides
The Pony Express 
More Pony Express 
Texas Independence
The Story of the Alamo

More Andrew Jackson
President Martin Van Buren
Martin Van Buren -- Part Two
Slavery Debate
Selling Slaves
Slave Conditions
The Spread of Slavery
Slave Narratives

John Brown
Slave Stories
 (Click on the link that says, "Transcript")
President Harrison
President Tyler
President Tyler -- Part Two
President Polk
Westward Expansion
War Against Mexico
General Zachary Taylor
President Zachary Taylor
Slavery Compromise
Slavery Compromise -- Part Two
Slavery Compromise -- Part Three
Slavery Compromise -- Part Four
Election of 1852
Early African-American History
President Lincoln
Easy Quiz on Lincoln
Hard Quiz on Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln 
More Abraham Lincoln 
The Path Of A President
The First Civil War Battles
Two Years Into the Civil War
Battle of Chancellorsville 
More on Gettysburg
Gettysburg Address   (click on the link that says, "Listen to Speech")
Gettysburg Address Again 
Battle of Vicksburg
Nearing Richmond

Sherman's March Towards the Sea

Victory Is Close

Civil War Song -- When Johnny Comes Marching Home

The Civil War Ends 
Death of Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln's Decisions
Searching for Who Killed Lincoln
Make a Movie About the Civil War
The Story of The Monitor
Biography of Harriet Tubman
Harriet Tubman Movie
Harriet Tubman Easy Quiz
Harriet Tubman Hard Quiz
Susan B. Anthony 
Frederick Douglass Speech
The Underground Railroad
More on the Underground Railroad
Underground Railroad: Escape From Slavery
Battle Cry of Freedom
Slave Song
Follow the Drinking Gourd Song
John Brown's Body Song
The Civil War -- Exercise One
The Civil War -- Exercise Two
The Civil War -- Exercise Three

Pictures From The Civil War
Frederick Douglass
Harriet Tubman
California Gold Rush
California Gold Rush 
Gold Rush
Civil War Activities
More California Gold Rush
People of the Civil War
Movie on Abraham Lincoln
Abe Lincoln Timeline
New Century Readings & Quizzes
The Civil War
Civil War Information
Civil War Movie
Civil War Summary
Causes of Civil War Movie
Underground Railroad Movie
The Nation Expands
Explore the Mexican American War
Inside Fort Sumter
First Battle of Bull Run
Harriet Tubman
Civil War Movie
Civil War Movie Test
The Civil War
Trail To Freedom
Western Pioneers
Clara Barton
Wagon Train Supplies

After The Civil War
The South Rebuilds 
Grant Elected President 
President Grant 
More President Grant 
Election of 1876
President Rutherford Hayes
The West
Native Americans Go To War 
Native Americans Fight Over Land Rights
How The West Was Settled 
Thomas Edison Story 
More on Thomas Edison
Thomas Edison (May be slow loading, so be patient!)
Chief Joseph 
Chief Joseph Part One
More Chief Joseph 
Telegraph & Radio 
Mark Twain 
The Pullman Strike
Alaska Sold to the United States 
John Henry "Tall Tale"
Meet the Navajo
Early Baseball

Thomas Edison's Films 
Thomas Edison
Thomas Edison -- The Invention Process
More Thomas Edison
Tom Edison
Even More Thomas Edison
Build A Sod House
Explore an Early American Classroom
The Transcontinental Railroad
Transcontinental Railroad Map
Photos From the American West
America Changes After The Civil War
More On The Movement West

The United States Becomes A Modern Nation
Immigration History 
New York Immigrants
More Immigrants
George Washington Carver

More George Washington Carver
Even More George Washington Carver
George Washington Carver Easy Quiz
George Washington Carver Hard Quiz
Statue of Liberty
St. Patrick's Day (click on "Complete")
Labor Unions 
President Garfield
President Arthur
President Grover Cleveland 
Election of 1888
Grover Cleveland Again

Railroad Strike

Election of 1896

Industrial Growth 

Spanish-American War
President McKinley
President Teddy Roosevelt
More Teddy Roosevelt
Roosevelt Reforms
Panama Canal
Even More Roosevelt
President Taft
San Francisco Earthquake
More President Taft 

History of Radio
More on the Wright Brothers
Wright Brothers Movie
Wright Brothers
First Flights
Dorothy West 
Margaret Sanger
Five Labor Leaders
Alaska Gold Rush Story: "To Build a Fire"
President Garfield
Charlie Chaplin   (May be slow loading, so be patient!)
The Preacher and the Slave Song
American Immigration
Jane Addams
W.E.B. Du Bois
Andrew Carnegie
Ellis Island Tour
Early Ellis Island Photographs
Ellis Island Video
Wright Brothers Video
Transportation Movie
Booker T. Washington
Teddy Roosevelt
The 20th Century
Encyclopedia of Women
Great Women
Women's History Project
Women Who Changed History
Wright Brothers
How Loggers Lived One Hundred Years Ago
The Spanish American War and World War I
Immigration Interactive
Immigration Explorer

Problems At Home And Across The Sea
Wilson Elected 
More President Wilson
Even More President Wilson

Wilson's Foreign Policy 
Wilson Re-Elected 
The U.S. Enters World War I 
World War I  
World War I Ends 
Peace Treaty 
More on the Ending of World War I 
America Turns Inward
League of Nations 
Fear of Communism After World War I
Roaring Twenties

Arts and the 1920's
Presidents Harding and Coolidge
After World War I 
Empire State Building
The Great Depression
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Eleanor Roosevelt
More on Franklin Roosevelt
World War Two Begins
Declaration of War
Pearl Harbor
Tuskegee Airmen
Franklin Roosevelt Pearl Harbor Speech 
Japanese and World War II 
Victory in Europe

World War Two Ends 
Harry Truman 
General Douglas MacArthur
Atomic Bomb
Babe Ruth
 Anne Frank 
Amelia Earhart 
The Diary of Amelia Earhart
Birth of Jazz 
More Amelia Earhart 
Charles Lindbergh 
"This Land is My Land" Song 
Winston Churchill
Helen Keller   (May be slow loading, so be patient!)
The American Dream
Brother, Can You Spare a Dime Song
Adolf Hitler Video
Pearl Harbor Video
Japanese Internment Stories
Japanese Internment (click on link that says, "read" and "listen") 
Japanese Internment Camps
Japanese Americans -- The War at Home
More on Japanese Internment Camps
More on Japanese Internment
Internment History
Japanese Internment Camp Video
Japanese Internment
Japanese Internment Photos
California At War
Exploring Japanese Internment
Helen Keller
More Pearl Harbor
Pearl Harbor
Make a Movie About the Titanic
World War I Slideshow
World War I Information
More Helen Keller
Women's Suffrage Movie
Panama Canal
World War I Movie
Online Tour of Submarine
Another Sub Virtual Tour
Presidential Timeline
The Roaring Twenties
The Great Depression Slideshow
America By Air
World War II Remembered
Albert Einstein
The Early Twentieth Century
World War II
World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Warfare 1917
World War II Causes

Our Changing Nation
Korean War
Korean War
Biography of Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" Speech 
Find the Mistakes in "I Have a Dream"
More on Martin Luther King (click on "Complete")
The Last Speech of Martin Luther King
"I Have a Dream"
We Shall Overcome 
We Shall Overcome Song
Coretta Scott King
Fannie Lou Hamer 
Ruby Bridges
Rosa Parks
Civil Rights Songs
John F. Kennedy Inaugural Address
More on President Kennedy
Dolores Huerta 
Exploring Space 
Who's Who in Space
Jackie Robinson 
The Cold War
Cuban Missle Crisis
Watergate (after the story on Roosevelt) 
Cesar Chavez Story
Grape Boycott
National Highway System 
1965 Immigration Law  
President Lyndon Johnson 
Eugene McCarthy & The Vietnam War 
Civil Rights Movement
The 1950's

Election of 1952

Korean War

The 1960's

President Nixon

Richard Nixon Resigns

Richard Nixon Video
President Ronald Reagan
Muhammad Ali   (May be slow loading, so be patient!)
Cesar Chavez
Martin Luther King
Rachel Carson
Readings & Quizzes
Martin Luther King
More Martin Luther King
King Timeline
Civil Rights Movement
Brown vs. Board of Education Movie
Experience the Cold War
1960's Folk Music Movie
Transportation Movie
President Jimmy Carter
John F. Kennedy
Kennedy Assassinated
Got Ramps?
The Cold War
John F. Kennedy Photo Gallery
After World War II
Civil Rights Movement
NASA's Fifty Years In Space
The Cold War
Civil Rights

Challenges In Today's World
The 1990's 
The United States Invades Iraq
More on the Iraq War

Bush on Iraq

President Bush and the World
The Internet
More on the Internet
Internet Again
Future of the Internet
Low-Cost Computers for Poor
Muslims and the United States
More Immigration
Recycling Story
Bottles That Pollute (Click on "Complete")
Climate Change (Click on link that says, "Hear Story")
What Happens to Our Garbage?
Even More Climate Change
Climate Change Again
Climate Change to Bring Drought
Helping Africa
Bird Flu
More Bird Flu
High Oil Prices
Rising Oil Prices
Law Protects Disabled People
Gun Laws
Cell Phones
Polluting Cars
Alaskan Oil Spill
California Toxic Spill
Exxon Valdez
Forces Changing the World
Iran and a Nuclear Bomb
World Poverty
More on 9/11
Even More on 9/11
Columbia Space Shuttle
Next on the Internet
Recycling (click on the link that says, "Recycling")
Even More Climate Change (click on "Part 1")
Climate Change Again (Click on link that says, "Hear story")
Iraq (Click on link that says, "Hear Story")
A Clean Earth
Taking Care of the Earth
Recycling (Click on "CC")
The United Nations
Free Trade Agreements
Presidential Election of 2000
Osama Bin Laden 
Terrorism Movie
International Space Station Movie
Global Warming Movie
Even More on Global Warming
What Causes Global Warming
Breathing Earth
Movie on the Internet
Inside 9/11
Columbine Massacre
Planet Green Game
Climate Warming -- Arctic
Climate Warming -- Sierra Mountains
The Fight For Iraq
Water Calculator
Presidential Jukebox
Guantanamo Bay