You may find these sites useful as you complete various projects and
This site contains many primary source documents from the time
periods we will be discussing.
Modern History Sourcebook
Includes video clips of many historical figures, include
Christopher Columbus (click Explorers on top right - scroll down;
5 short video clips), Charles Darwin (click Historical Figures on
top right - scroll down; 5 short video clips), and Napoleon
Bonaparte (click Royalty on top right - scroll down; 2 very short
Biography Channel historical figures video clips
Click on historical figures on top right for complete list of
full length biographies, most of which are divided into 5 seven-
to twelve-minute segments, which can be watched individually or
in almost seemless succession. Of particular interest to us at
the moment is the biography of Louis XIV.
Biography Channel full-length videos
This section includes 90-minute episode "The Madness of Henry
VIII" (click all full episodes, then go to p. 3; Henry's video
is last video on page in lower right corner)
National Geographic video link
The History Place
View the full episode of this 1944 event...
Secrets of the Dead: The Airmen and the Headhunters