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CIVIL WAR

CIVIL WAR INTERACTIVE--MAPS, TIMELINE, PEOPLE, CAUSES/EFFECTS, ACTIVITIES AND MORE. From mrnussbaum.com.

WHO AM I? A HISTORY MYSTERY - Select a mystery character from the Civil War and examine objects that hold the key to their identity. Are you up for the challenge? From the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.

COLONIAL AMERICA

JAMESTOWN 1607. COULD YOU HAVE SURVIVED?

HISTORY GLOBE'S JAMESTOWN ONLINE ADVENTURE. You are the Captain of the Jamestown Colony: Can you do any better than the real colonists?

Voyage On The Mayflower - Experience Daily Life and The Thanksgiving Feast

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG--An interactive exploration of 18th century American life through the perspective of eight individuals who represent different aspects of Colonial life.


COLONIAL HOUSE - INTERACTIVE HISTORY - PBS - Use modern technology to explore the Colonial Era

THIRTEEN COLONIES-Learn about America's original 13 colonies by using an interactive colonies map. Also includes information about the founding fathers, major cities of the colonies and tons of activities--From mrnussbaum.com.

THE CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION

THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE--Learn about this important document and even sign your own name to it

COWBOYS

Cowboy Games from the Diamond Ranch Web Site (National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum)

Cowboy Printables--Colorin' Pages, Cowboy Quiz, Puzzle Ranch, Recipes and more from the Diamond Ranch Web Site

History Mystery

Want to become a great investigator of American or World History? Professor Carlotta Facts will challenge you to solve the history mystery. Choose a game and begin your investigation.

LEWIS & CLARK AND THE CORPS OF DISCOVERY

LEWIS AND CLARK-The Journey of the Corps of Discovery-From PBS

GO WEST ACROSS AMERICA WITH LEWIS AND CLARK-From National Geographic

LEWIS AND CLARK INTERACTIVE JOURNEY-From National Geographic

EXPERIENCE WESTWARD EXPANSION WITH LEWIS & CLARK AND THE CORPS OF DISCOVERY-From Scholastic

LEWIS AND CLARK-200 YEARS (KETV 7-Omaha)

DISCOVER MORE ABOUT LEWIS & CLARK AND THE CORPS OF DISCOVERY HERE

LEWIS & CLARK-Learn about the expedition using an interactive map. Also learn about William Clark, Meriwether Lewis, Sacagawea, animals discovered on the journey and more--From mrnussbaum.com

NATIVE AMERICANS

TRACKING THE BUFFALO - Decipher the imagery in a buffalo hide painting to understand the buffalo's role in the lives of American Indians who live on the northern plains. From the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.

PIONEERS

BUILDING A SOD HOUSE - Construct your own sod house on the open prairie the way settlers did in the 1800's. Will yours stay standing? From the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.

SLAVERY AND THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD

Are you ready for a hard dangerous journey to escape to freedom?

ESCAPE FROM SLAVERY

Go back in time to the 1800's, see history as you become as young slave who must make some important decisions

Experience life on a plantation as a slave


Follow the trail to freedom in the 1850s using an interactive map.


TRANSPORTATION

AMERICA ON THE MOVE - Discover how transportation has changed the way people live, work, and play over the last 125 years. From the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.

World and U.S. History Games

HISTORY GAMES AND ANIMATIONS: World: Ancient, Medieval, ModernUnited States: Early, Modern, and Animated Maps

World and British History Games

YOU BE THE HISTORIAN

YOU BE THE HISTORIAN - Examine the objects left behind by the Springer family, who lived in Delaware more than 200 years ago. What can you learn about their lives? What could people in the furute learn about you. From the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.