Western Civilization

Illustrated History of the Roman Empire - FAQ (See "Why did Rome fall?")

Fall of Rome: Decline of the Roman Empire - Some say Rome fell when it was split in two. Many say the Fall was an ongoing process lasting more than a century. Since Rome still exists it could even be argued it never fell.

Roman Empire: The Fall of Rome - It didn't take long for the Germans and Goths to realize that the new young emperors were weak and so this was a good time to attack. Roman generals also saw this weakness and revolted.


50 States Webliography - Informative sites, games, fun facts--all about the 50 U.S. states.

Classics Technology Center on the Web - Focusing on the Classical civilizations of Greece and Rome, this site aims to incorporate the use of technology into study of the Classics

Cold War Museum

GeoBee Challenge - Stretch your mental muscles with a daily dose of the questions that have stumped geography whizzes from across the U.S.

Holocaust - Holocaust Teacher Resource Center

The Living Room Candidate - History of Presidential Campaign Commercials 1952-2004

First Amendment Project

First Amendment Schools: Resources for Students, Teachers ...

National Archives & Records Administration -- Digital ClassroomContains reproducible copies of primary documents from the holdings of the National Archives of the United States, teaching activities correlated to the National History Standards and National Standards for Civics and Government, and cross-curricular connections.

National D-Day Museum

OurDocuments.gov - Suggestions and lesson ideas for all grades on how to integrate OurDocuments.gov into your social studies classroom. Includes downloadable Teacher Sourcebook, a key resource for working with the 100 milestone documents in the classroom.

Plimoth-on-Web Plantation

The American Experience/Vietnam

The Roaring Twenties and the Great Depression

The Vietnam War

Wise Guide - This web site from the Library of Congress is a monthly magazine-style publication that features short articles about a handful of historical events or people each month, complete with a brief history and links to primary-source materials and other background information from the Library's extensive online archives.

 

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