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Building Big

The site brings bridges, skyscrapers, tunnels, and dams to the Internet for those who want to learn more about man-made giants that fill our communities. It features introductions to the engineering of structures, interactive engineering labs, building designs challenges, a databank of large structures, and interviews with engineers.

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Anne Frank House

The Anne Frank House in the center of Amsterdam was the hiding place where Anne Frank wrote her famous diary during World War Two. Excellent Holocaust and World War Two resource.

American Studies at the University of Virginia

The site is a repository of scholarly concentrations on such humanities topics as the 1930s, cultural maps, American literature, avant-garde and postmodern art exhibitions, and the U.S. Capitol building as an American icon. The site houses hypertexts of several American authors, including: Harriet Jacobs, Herman Melville, Mark Twain, and Harriet Beecher Stowe.

American President

A wealth of information about the history of the American Presidency, including an archive of essays on the year 2000 general election.

American Presidency Project

Archive containing over 77,000 documents related to the study of the Presidency. “Today in History” feature highlights a Presidential address or event.

American Memory Project (Library of Congress)

Archival resources for exploring many aspects of American history and culture.

American Journeys

Digitized texts and images charting eyewitness experience and accounts of exploration in North America, from the Vikings to the pioneers.

ArchNet

A virtual library of images and field data for archaeological study.

American Experience

As television's longest-running, most-watched history series, PBS's American Experience brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation. Now in its twentieth season, the series has produced over 200 programs and garnered every major broadcast award.

American Collection: An Educator's Site

Highlighting the works of six great authors—Henry James, Langston Hughes, Esmeralda Santiago, James Agee, Willa Cather, and Eudora Welty—the site provides primary and secondary source information. Resources include lesson plans related to each of the authors; links to peer-reviewed websites; and on-line teacher guides.