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Women Pioneers in American Memory

Women Pioneers in American Memory

Learn about the pioneering women who helped make American history by settling the Western frontier, fighting for equal rights for all, and working at non-traditional jobs.
Subject: Our World–North America–USA–History & People; Our World–History & People–Women In History

Mexico for Kids

Mexico for Kids

A site for kids created by the Office of the Presidency of the Republic of Mexico where they can learn about Mexico’s history, government, environment, and peoples. The site includes games, news, music and videos. In Spanish.
Subject: Our World–North America–Mexico

About Canada

About Canada

“Access a collection of selected web resources that provide information about Canada,” including anthems and symbols, history, provinces and territories, public holidays and national events, sports, science and technology, travel and tourism, and environment and natural resources.
Subject: Our World–North America–Canada

Pomp: The True Story of the Baby on the Sacagawea Dollar

Pomp: The True Story of the Baby on the Sacagawea Dollar

“He’s cute, he’s sleepy, and he’s in your pocket. He’s Pomp, the napping little baby on the new Sacagawea dollar coin.” Read about Pomp’s amazing life in six chapters.
Subject: Our World–North America–USA–History & People; Our World–North America–Native Americans; Reading Zone–Advanced Reading

National Park Service: The Great American Landmarks Adventure

National Park Service: The Great American Landmarks Adventure

Print out and color drawings of 43 U.S. National Historic Landmarks while learning about their history.
Subject: Fun Stuff–Arts & Crafts–Coloring; Our World–North America–USA–History & People; Our World–North America–United States; Art, Music & Museums–Buildings & Cities (Architecture)

Abraham Lincoln Research Site

Abraham Lincoln Research Site

Did you know that Lincoln had a dog named Fido and that Lincoln’s sons kept goats in the White House? Learn dozens of facts about Lincoln at this site, including information about his childhood, his famous speeches, his favorite poems and more. There are also many links to other sites about Lincoln.
Subject: Our World–North America–USA–Presidents & The White House; Our World–North America–USA–History & People

FirstGov for Kids!

FirstGov for Kids!

Come explore this site if you are looking for information on almost every topic you can think of… from art, music and animals, to homework help, history, how to fight crime, and computers!
Subject: Sports & Recreation; Reference; Health; Fun Stuff; Math And Science; Art, Music & Museums; Computers And The Internet; Our World–North America–USA

Global Virtual Classroom

Global Virtual Classroom

“On this site, you can learn about how students live and go to school in three different countries: Russia, Thailand, and the USA.”
Subject: Our World–Asia–Southeast Asia; Our World–Europe–Russia; Our World–North America–USA

FBI Kid’s Page

FBI Kid’s Page

Darrell and Shirley, FBI bomb-sniffing dogs, tell you about the FBI, the types of jobs working dogs can do, and how to stay safe both on and off the web. Games are included.
Subject: Our World–North America–USA–Government; Computers And The Internet–Safe Surfing

African American Literature: Voices of Slavery and Freedom

African American Literature: Voices of Slavery and Freedom

World Book provides information concerning African American literature and authors throughout history. The Harlem Renaissance and writers of the Civil Rights era are included.
Subject: Our World–North America–USA–History & People

U.S. Presidents and the Presidency

U.S. Presidents and the Presidency

“World Book editors have compiled a series of articles about U.S. presidents and the presidency.” The site includes a few quizes “to test your knowledge about U.S. presidents, vice presidents, and first ladies.”
Subject: Our World–North America–USA–Government

The Learning Page: Elections

The Learning Page: Elections

“How have American elections changed over time? What similarities can we see in elections yesteryear and today? What does the future hold for American elections?” Shockwave required.
Subject: Our World–North America–USA–Political Process

Inside Chiquibul

Inside Chiquibul

“Interested in checking out the ‘real’ underground scene? By logging on to this site you can join a team of National Geographic explorers who spent days underground (even underwater)exploring and photographing Chiquibul – the longest cave in Central America. With maps, breathtaking photos and six 360-degree IPIX images, this site promises to take W …
Subject: Our World–North America–Central America