Research Resources- Social Studies

General History

  • History.com
    • Scroll down the list of topics to find what you need

American History

  • National Archives
    • Search for a variety of historical documents, photos, films, etc. You might want to limit your search by clicking on "Selected Topics" in the left-hand column.
  • Teaching American History
    • Created for teachers, you can access scores of primary sources important to U.S. History from the Colonial era to today.
  • Civil War Primary Documents
    • From Teacher Oz, who does good work. A gold mine of sites about the Civil War, especially about slavery. Be sure to evaluate every site yourself!

Civil Rights



Native Americans- Contemporary Issues

  • Trail Tribes 
    • Northwest tribes along the Lewis and Clark trail. Produced in collaboration with the tribes.

Countries/Geography


Holocaust