Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin
Franklin: Glimpses of the Man
exploring Benjamin Franklinís varied roles of scientist,
inventor, statesman, printer, philosopher, musician, and
economist are the focus of this site. Also included is a
detailed time line of Franklinís life, with hypertext links
that further explain individual entries.
This PBS-hosted site offers a myriad of interactive experiences concerning Ben Franklin's life and times. Explore the site and find out what you can about Franklin, in the process: build a kite and be prepared for some "shocks."
Works of Anne Bradstreet edited by Jeannine Hensley
Landmark: Letís save the last touchstone of Anne Bradsteet
a beautifully written account of a modern poetís journey
to New England to rediscover the historical environment
of Anne Bradstreet. The author provides biographical information,
as well as poignant observations of the many ways in which
tangible reminders of Bradstreetís life and times have been
lost or submerged by commercial interests.
site provides biographical information on Anne Bradstreet,
a bibliography of her work, and notes and study questions
about some of her writings.
Account: Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vacaís
Relación translated by Martin A. Favata and José B. Fernández
An Incredible Journey: The story of Cabeza de Vaca
This site offers a brief history of Cabeza de Vaca's expedition. Imagine that you were accompanying de Vaca on his journey, write a journal entry based on your experiences.
Cabeza de Vaca: La Relacion
with a translation of the entire Relación, you
will find an informative preface and afterword here that
provide extensive biographical information about Cabeza
de Vaca and details of his famous journey.
First Americans by Josepha Sherman
The goal of this site is to provide access to home pages
of individual Native Americans and Nations, as well as links
to Native American arts, businesses, and other areas of
from Our Native Past
colorful site provides quotations from many famous Native
Americans, such as Tecumseh, Crazy Horse, Canassatego, and
Sitting Bull. Also included are links to other Native American
pages and sites of interest.