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.

Bombardment of Fort Sumter

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.

Constitution Day

Celebrating the day the United States Constitution was signed, on September 17, 1787, and sent to the individual states for debate and ratification.


Focusing on the Spanish Conquistadors' entry into the New World and their impact on indigenous populations, the site is geared towards middle and high school classrooms.

Connecticut History Online

Connecticut History Online (CHO) is a collaboration between the Connecticut Historical Society, the Connecticut State Library, the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center at the University of Connecticut, Mystic Seaport, and the New Haven Colony Historical Society.


Rich resource of information about the legislative processes of the United States Congress.

Columbus and the Age of Discovery

Multiple perspectives on the voyage to the New World.

Cold War Files: Interpreting History through Documents

The Cold War International History Project disseminates new information and perspectives on the history of the Cold War, in particular new findings from previously inaccessible sources from the former Communist world. The Project supports the full and prompt release of historical materials by governments on all sides of the Cold War, and seeks to accelerate the process of integrating new sources, materials and perspectives from the former "Communist bloc" with the historiography of the Cold War which has been written over the past few decades largely by Western scholars reliant on Western archival sources.