Do History

The site centers upon the historical work surrounding the diary of Martha Ballard, an 18th-century midwife. The core of the site is Martha's actual diary, which can be browsed or searched online, but the site also includes a large archive of primary sources about Martha and colonial America.

Discovering Lewis and Clark

A detailed synopsis of the expedition by historian Harry Fritz is enhanced by photographs, interactive maps, audio files, and illustrations from the expedition journals.

Digital Scriptorium (Columbia University and the University of California, Berkeley)

An image database of medieval and renaissance manuscripts that unites scattered resources from many institutions into an international tool for teaching and scholarly research.

Digital Roman Forum

A virtual model of the Roman Forum as it would have appeared in 400 CE.

Digital Karnak Project

The colossal site of Karnak is one of the largest temple complexes in the world, with an incredibly rich architectural, ritual, religious, economic, social and political history. We invite you to experience Karnak – to learn about an ancient site that still resonates today because of its monumental pylons, towering columns, stunning reliefs and architectural marvels.

Digital History

“Using new technologies to enhance teaching and learning,” Digital History includes a variety of primary and secondary documents, maps, images, audio archives of speeches and lectures by historians, a database of more than 1,500 annotated links, and a rich interactive timeline.

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National Archives Teachers' Resources

Historical documents, activities, and training for educators and students.

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Crisis at Fort Sumter

An interactive historical simulation and decision-making program that reconstructs the dilemmas of policy formation and decision making in the period between Abraham Lincoln's election in November 1860 and the battle of Fort Sumter in April 1861.

Conversations with History

Interviews with a broad range of historical figures from the latter half of the twentieth century.

This Constitution: A Bicentennial Chronicle

Devoted to research and scholarly exchanges on the Constitution. Through the sites activities and those of others, students will come to a greater awareness and comprehension of the American Constitution.