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History - American & World History
A Biography of America
Covers events from prehistoric America to 1999.
A Chronology of U.S. Historical Documents
Documents from pre-colonial times to the present arranged chronologically up to the 2004 State of the Union Address.
The American Presidency Project Document Archive
Primary documents from the Presidents from Washington to the present can be found here. Search by month and year or keyword. Included are inaugural addresses, fireside chats, radio addresses, executive orders and much more.
America's Story
Find letters, diaries, records and tapes, films, sheet music, maps, prints, photographs and digital materials all from the Library of Congress and the past of the United States.
Digital Vaults
"Exploring the Digital Vaults is easy. You can browse through the hundreds of photographs, documents, and film clips and discover the connection between some of the National Archives' most treasured records." From the U.S. National Archives.
History for Kids
"Enter ancient worlds, meet famous people and discover fascinating facts by exploring a wide selection of historical games and activities." From BBC.
The National Archives
Sign the Declaration of Independence, Meet America's Founding Fathers, and view online exhibits including the Charters of Freedom an exhibit on the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights.
Primary History
Topics: Ancient Greeks, Romans, Anglo-Saxons, Vikings, Children of Victorian Britain, Children of World War.

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Historic Landmarks & Sites
Lists of National Historic Landmarks
Click a state or territory for a pdf list of landmarks or download a complete list. Also includes a link to search for a specific landmark by name. Provided by the U.S. National Park Service.
National Register of Historic Places
The National Register of Historic Places is the official list of the Nation's historic places worthy of preservation. The National Register is administered by the National Park Service, which is part of the U.S. Department of the Interior. It is a broader designation than historic sites.

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Rulers - Past & Present Leaders, Presidents, and World Rulers
American Presidents
Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments
"The CIA publishes and updates the online directory of Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments regularly. The directory is intended to be used primarily as a reference aid and includes as many governments of the world as is considered practical, some of them not officially recognized by the United States." From the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
Kingdoms and Monarchs of the World
World Rulers by Country or Region
Categories include: Ancient and Historical Empires, Africa, Australia: Prime Ministers, Austria, Britain, Canada: Governors-General and Prime Ministers, China, Denmark: Kings and Queens, Modern Egypt, France, Germany and Prussia, India, Indonesia: Presidents, Modern Persia and Iran, Iraq, Ireland: Presidents, Israel: Prime Ministers, Japan, Jordan: Kings, Mexico: Presidents, Pakistan: Prime Ministers, Philippines: Presidents, Poland, Portugal: Kings, Queens, Presidents, Russia (since 1533), South America, Spain: Kings, Queens, Prime Ministers, Sweden: Kings and Queens, Turkey, Vietnam.

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Age of Exploration Timeline
Learn about explorers, their ships, life at sea, and more. From The Mariner's Museum in Virginia.
History of the Electric Car Timeline
The timeline starts with 1832-1839 and ends in late 2009. From PBS.
Prehistoric Time Line: 4.6 Billion Years
Dinosaurs, fossils, geological eras, and more. From National Geographic. Adobe Flash required.
Presidential Timeline of the 20th Century
"The Presidential Timeline provides a single point of access to an ever-growing selection of digitized assets from the collections of the twelve Presidential Libraries of the National Archives. Among these assets you'll find documents, photographs, audio recordings, and video relating to the events of the presidents' lives." Provided by the Learning Technology Center in the University of Texas at Austin College of Education, in conjunction with the Presidential Libraries and Terra Incognita Productions.
Timeline Archive
Topics include: World History, Country History, U.S. History, Society and Culture, Disasters, Biography, Sports, Entertainment, Health and Science.
Timeline of Computer History
Computer software and hardware, microchips, microprocessors, CPUs, and more. From the Computer History Museum in California.
Timelines of Inventions and Technology
Numerous timelines on various inventors and their creations throughout history. From About.com.
Women's History Timeline (1900 - present)
Browse by decade by scrolling horizontally through years. From the BBC. Adobe Flash required.
Women's History Timeline (4000 BC - Present)
From mythical to contemporary women. Provided by Gale Cengage Learning.

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