American History Resources:
This site, supported by the resources of the Library of Congress
provides materials concerning American maritime history and uses primary
sources from the Mystic Seaport Museum of the Sea.
Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut, 1636-1776 are on-line
for those researching the history and culture of this colony or New England
in the 17th and 18th centuries.
"The Underground Railroad: Niagara's Freedom Trail" is a site that examines slavery in North America not just as a problem for the United States, but as one that involved Mexico and Canada also. http://collections.ic.gc.ca/underground/
Southern Methodist University has put on-line more than 200 World
War II-era pamphlets that are in their collection with emphasis on food-rationing,
civil defense, and war work.
Companion web site for the Smithsonian Institution's temporary exhibit
on the first seven months of the United States' entry into World War II.
The British Library has built an on-line resource site, which contains
links to reference materials, student information cards, teaching references,
but most importantly and perhaps the most useful part of all this, a testimony
library on the Holocaust.
The issues touching on Japanese Americans and the U.S. Constitution
are now covered fairly well in this website which is an outgrowth of an
exhibit first mounted at the National Museum of American History in 1987
and which has been updated.
For those interested in John F. Kennedy's political rhetoric and
campaign speeches, as well as some from Richard Nixon, this site is invaluable.
The creators of this site promise to upgrade it in the future with more
materials, texts and photographs from the Kennedy presidency and also on
Asian resources on-line
The Interactive Central Asia Resource Project (ICARP) now has an
on-line site that includes more than 1,000 annotated links on specific
topics, as well as specific countries of Central Asia.