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Recommended History Websites

General Websites 

Best of History Web Sites -- Categorized links to hundreds of evaluated sites

History Net -- From Weider History Group

History Reference -- From the Internet Public Library 

Internet Modern History Sourcebook -- Broad collection, from Fordham University

Local History

Regional History Project-- Collection of oral histories and how to research from UCSC Library
Santa Cruz County Local History -- Over 300 articles from Santa Cruz Public Library
Santa Cruz Mountains -- Santa Cruz regional history from

U.S. History

Africans in America Resource Bank Index -- From PBS Online and WGBH 
North American History Research Guide -- From Rutgers University 
American Indian Links -- From CSU Long Beach 
American Memory Project -- Historical collections; from the Library of Congress 
Avalon Project -- Documents in law, history, & government for U.S.; from Yale
BlackPast -- Articles & links, covering African-American history  
Digital History -- Information & links, from the University of Houston
From Revolution to Reconstruction -- American History site from colonial period to present, from University of Groningen
History and Politics Out Loud -- Collection of "politically significant audio materials for scholars, teachers, & students"
History Matters -- U.S. History survey course for teachers and students, from CUNY and George Mason Univ.
Making of America -- American social history, primary sources from antebellum through reconstruction.
POTUS -- Presidents Of The United States, includes Inaugural Addresses, election results and documents from IPL2
Presidential Timeline -- Information on all presidents from Herbert Hoover to Bill Clinton
Slave Trade: Clash of the People -- Timeline and links to authoritative sources of information

International History

Europeana -- Cultural collections, searchable in 29 languages
EuroDocs -- Primary historical documents from Western Europe
HLAS -- Handbook of Latin American Studies, from Library of Congress 
Internet Resources for Latin America -- From New Mexico State University Library 
Labyrinth -- For Medieval studies; from Georgetown University
Latin American Network Information Center Includes regional resources and country pages, from U of Texas, Austin
Multimedia History Tutorials -- International and U.S. tutorials
Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies 
Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe -- Covering every 100 years from AD 1 to AD 1700
Perseus Digital Library -- From classical to 19th c .American collections; from Tufts University
The Story of Africa -- Rich, detailed site, from the BBC

Chronologies & Timelines

Anyday -- Extensive listings of birthdays, deaths, & historical events
On This Day -- Top news stories & events, from the BBC
On This Day in History -- Headlines, top shows, songs, birthdays, & more
This Day in History -- Historical events, from the HistoryChannel
HyperHistory Online -- Search People, History, Events, and Maps for different time periods.

Professional Organizations

Scholarly Societies Project -- History Societies 
American Historical Association --Founded in 1884, the AHA includes teaching resources for all periods/geographic areas

Society of Historians of the Early American Republic

Organization of American Historians

Cabrillo College History Department

History Department Home Page 

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