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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

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

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

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

Homeland

Homeland

This is a “story of four Lakota Indian families from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.” You can learn about Lakota history and their way of life.
Subject: Our World–North America–USA–50 States–R-W–South Dakota; Our World–North America–Native Americans

The African-American Journey

The African-American Journey

“A chronicle of Africans in America from early colonial times through the present. The history of African Americans is largely the story of their struggle for freedom and equality. This feature examines that struggle in sections beginning with the slave trade and continuing through the height of the civil rights movement in the 1960’s.”
Subject: Our World–North America–USA–History & People

Lakota Winter Counts Online Exhibit

Lakota Winter Counts Online Exhibit

See, listen, and learn about Winter Counts: the history of important events recorded by the Lakota. You will learn about the history and social structure of the Lakota, a native people also known as Teton or Western Sioux.
Subject: USA–USA Resources For Parents & Teachers; Our World–North America–Native Americans

Surrounded by Beauty: Arts of Native America

Surrounded by Beauty: Arts of Native America

Learn about the Native American peoples of the Southwest, Northwest Coast, Plains, Northeast Woodlands, and Mississippi Valley through this introduction to their history and culture. And explore their artwork including baskets, pottery, masks, clothing, and rattles.
Subject: Our World–North America–Native Americans

Ancient Observatories: Chichen Itza

Ancient Observatories: Chichen Itza

See the ruins of one of the Maya???s most powerful cities. Located in the Yucatan, Chichen Itza once served as a ceremonial center. Learn about Mayan history, mythology, their two calendars, and their fascination with astronomy. Presented by the Exploratorium.
Subject: Our World–The Ancient World–Ancient North & South America; Our World–North America–Mexico

Embassy of Belize Kids Page

Embassy of Belize Kids Page

Learn all about Belize at this page; color the flag, listen to the national anthem and learn about the national animal, bird, flower and tree!
Subject: Our World–North America–Central America

Peace Corps Kids World ??? Guatemala

Peace Corps Kids World ??? Guatemala

This is a good site to learn more about Guatemala. You can also read what some Peace Corps Volunteers have to say about working in Guatemala.
Subject: Our World–North America–Central America

First Nations History

First Nations History

The First Nations Histories site lists the Indian tribes of North America and gives a brief history of each. By clicking on the names of the tribes, you can read about the tribe in detail, including population, division, location, language, culture, and the history of the tribe. Learn about fifty native tribes, from the Abenaki of New England to …
Subject: Our World–North America–Native Americans

Native North America

Native North America

Find information about native people of the United States and Canada at this site. There are pages for the Navajo, Sioux, Inupiat and many others as well as lots of links.
Subject: Our World–North America–Native Americans

MontrealCAM

MontrealCAM

“Webcam pictures of 10 popular tourist sites in Greater Montreal, captured live 24 hours a day. Includes the Biodome, downtown, the South Shore, the parc des Iles, and more.”
Subject: Our World–North America–Canada

Taíno World

Taíno World

Learn about the art and culture of the Taíno people, an ancient culture that thrived in the Caribbean before the arrival of Columbis.
Subject: Our World–North America–Caribbean, Indies, Antilles, Cuba

Discovering Mexico

Discovering Mexico

“Spend a week in Mexico with a NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC photographer whose dispatches introduce you to everyone from pilgrims at Guadalupe to mariachi bands in the capital.”
Subject: Our World–North America–Mexico

Secret of the Maya Glyphs

Secret of the Maya Glyphs

“We dare you! Join WORLD magazine’s Travel Bureau kids on an adventure into a Maya temple. Can you unlock the secrets of the tomb?”
Subject: Our World–The Ancient World–Ancient North & South America; Our World–North America–Mexico

Lords of Copan

Lords of Copan

“Explore monuments and tombs erected by the rulers of one of the great Maya cities. And come face-to-face with the Red Lady, an esteemed Maya noble.”
Subject: Our World–The Ancient World–Ancient North & South America; Our World–North America–Mexico

Oneida Indian Nation

Oneida Indian Nation

Learn all about this group of Native Americans, one of many “nations” of native peoples in North America. Find out where they are located, what’s happened in their past, and even get some great recipes from their cookbook.
Subject: Our World–North America–Native Americans