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Homework Help: History
Links to reliable, authoritative information listed by subject area.
  • Ancient History
    Prepared by the BBC, this site provides info on the ancient history of Egypt, Greece, Rome and Britain in the time of the Anglo-Saxons.
  • Art History Resources on the Web
    Developed and maintained by an Art History Professor at Sweet Briar College, this site provides numerous links on art history by time period, country, art movement, prints and photography.
  • Best of History Web Sites
    An award winning portal giving students, teachers and history enthusiasts access to lists of recommended history sites.
  • Canada History.com
    Learn about the various periods of Canadian history, including Prehistory, New France, Confederation, Reform & Revolt, and Responsible Government.
  • Civilizations.ca
    Access online catalogues, virtual collections, virtual exhibitions, bibliographies and other resources of Canada's national museum of human history - the Canadian Museum of Civilization (CMC).
  • Digital Library of Canada
    Contains Canadian articles, images and bibliographies.
  • Early Canadiana Online
    Early Canadiana Online is a digital library providing access to over 1,180,000 pages of Canada's printed heritage. It features works published from the time of the first European settlers up to the early 20th Century.
  • Eye Witness
    Well chosen primary source material from the Ancient World to World War II, broken into 10 categories.
  • Famous Trials
    Produced by the University of Missouri-Kansas City Law School. Provides a look at the world's most famous trials. Background information is provided for each case along with a chronology, names of key players, courtroom transcripts, decisions, and maps.
  • First Among Equals: The Prime Minister in Canadian Life and Politics
    Created by the National Library of Canada and the National Archives. There are biographies, pictures and speeches from each of the Prime Ministers since 1867.
  • Historic Hudson Bay Company
    Stories, information and photographs about the Hudson's Bay Company and Canada's early history.
  • Historical Atlas of Canada
    Maps, text and other graphics are available to explore themes in the history of Canada.
  • NetSERF: The Internet Connection for Medieval Resources
    There are over a dozen categories of information about the Middle Ages including cooking, clothing and medieval games. Also includes links to medieval history, culture and art.
  • The Canadian Encyclopedia
    A full-text online encyclopedia about Canada and its people - available in English and French.
  • The Champlain Society Digital Collection
    Over 31,000 pages dealing with exploration and discovery over three centuries. Includes first-hand accounts of Samuel de Champlain's voyages in New France as well as the diary from Sir John Franklin's first land expedition to the Arctic, 1819-22.
  • The History Channel
    This site provides students with historical information ranging from great speeches to facts about "This Day in History."
  • Veteran Affairs Canada - History
    Articles, photographs, extracts of original documents (diaries, letters, reports and poetry), and Web links, relating to the First World War; the Second World War; the Korean War; and "Other Stories".
  • Virtual Museum of Canada
    Over 100 online multimedia exhibitions covering various aspects of Canadian archaeology, history, art and culture.
  • World War 1
    The key battles of World War I, personal and family stories from the war, and the politics and personalities of the WW I period are all covered in this web site produced by the BBC.
  • World War II
    The key battles of World War II, personal and family stories from the war, the politics and personalities of the WW II period and the Holocaust are all covered in this web site produced by the BBC.
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