Supreme Court Cases
Provides teachers with a full range of resources and activities
to support the teaching of landmark Supreme Court cases, helping
students explore the key issues of each case. The "Resources"
section features basic building blocks such as background
summaries and excerpts of opinions that can be used in multiple
ways. The "Activities" section contains a range of short activities
and in-depth lessons that can be completed with students.
The Web site features key cases mandated by state standards.
This site features links for students and teachers to learn
about the American Revolution. There are excellent graphics
on this site.
The American Revolution
Learn about the factors that inspired American rebellion against
the British crown. There is also information about the Stamp
Act, the Boston Tea Party, loyalists, and British officials
in the colonies.
The Declaration of Independence, The Constitution,
The Bill of Rights
Documents of U.S. Democracy
This site provides online access to historical U.S. documents.
The documents span a variety of topics, such as economic,
demographic, legislative and legal, and regulatory issues,
and include papers from the office of the president.
Charters of Freedom
The Charters of Freedom pages at the National Archives and
Records Administration offers high resolution versions of
the original documents and transcriptions of each document.
Includes topics related to the founding documents, search
capabilities within the documents, timelines, glossaries,
and information on the framers of the documents.
of the Suffrage Movement
Explore the history of the suffrage movement online. Links
include a chronological time line of events leading up to
women's right to vote and a bibliography of the suffrage movement.
Women's History Project
Read about the important individuals and accomplishments in
the women's rights movement in the last 50 years.
Abolition and Civil Rights
African American Mosaic
The Library of Congress's African American Mosaic exhibit.
Read about the development of the abolitionist movement, prominent
members of the movement, and the many publications that dealt
100: Rosa Parks
This site profiles Rosa Parks as one the 100 most important
people of the 20th century. Find out what gave Parks the courage
to challenge the constitutionality of segregation and how
her actions impacted the civil rights movement.
States House of Representatives
This site presents a summary of House operations, including
the proposed schedule for the week and coverage of up-to-date
events on the House floor. It also provides access to information
about bills and resolutions being considered in Congress,
a searchable archive, and an opportunity to write to representatives.
Features on this site include a link called This Week in
History and a link to Senate art. You can track the legislative
activities of the Senate or find out how to contact your senators.
to the White House
This site includes an informative link to the current president
and vice president, an Interactive Citizens' Handbook, information
about White House history and tours, a virtual library, and
Library of Congress
This site provides online access to historical U.S. documents,
timelines, and online exhibition gallery tours.
Court of the United States
This site includes information on past cases and present decisions.
Features on this site include information on American history
and culture. Explore biographies, politics, religion, and