Provides an illustrated introduction to the people, places, and events for which America's western frontier is known. From PBS.
Explore the shores, build a plantation, and meet the people of early Maryland in this interactive website by Maryland Public Television.
Includes significant dates in the trapping and selling of animal furs from 1600 to 1850 in the area, which is now the United States.
Leads kids on a virtual tour of historical places throughout Ohio. From the Ohio Historical Society.
Discover the stories of America's past. Meet amazing Americans from the past and present, explore the states, and read about everyday life.
Excerpts from interviews with about a dozen men and women who weathered the Great Depression and the difficult years of the 1930s.
History of Native Americans for kids, ages 6-10. Emphasizes Indian family and village lifestyles.
Learn about the controversy surrounding the Zoot Suit Riots in Los Angeles, 1942. From PBS.
Each day, an event from American history is illustrated by digitized items from the Library of Congress American Memory historic collections.
Includes features on a range of people and events in American history from Hawaii's last queen to Joe DiMaggio, from World War I to Vietnam. From PBS.