Primary Source Resources - Social Studies


Primary Sources on the Web - http://www.eduplace.com/ss/hmss/primary.html
ProTeacher! Using primary resources in the SS classroom - K-6 - http://www.proteacher.com/090093.shtml
Primary Source Materials & Document Based Questions - http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/fil/pages/listdocumentpa.html
Teacher Resources - Using Primary Sources in the Classroom - http://memory.loc.gov/learn/lessons/primary.html
American Memory from LOC - http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html
Teaching with Documents - http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/
History Matters: Making Sense of Evidence - http://historymatters.gmu.edu/browse/makesense/
Social Studies Central - http://socialstudiescentral.com/?q=content/primary-sources
Primary Resources: History: General Resources & Famous People (from the U.K.) - http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/history/history.htm

America's Story - Jump Back in Time - http://www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/index.php

Archiving Early America - primary source material from 18th Century America
http://www.earlyamerica.com/earlyamerica/

Picturing the Century: Galleries - http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/picturing_the_century/galleries/galleries.html

The Price of Freedom: Exhibition - interactive exhibitions of all the conflicts the US has been a part of and includes lessons and artifacts - http://americanhistory.si.edu/militaryhistory/exhibition/flash.html

Eyewitness to History - history through the eyes of those who lived it
http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/

HSI: Historical Scene Investigation - http://web.wm.edu/hsi/?svr=www Everyone loves CSI crime shows. This site is based on being a CSI but using historical primary evidence to solve a historical question. INTERESTING!

Historical Marker Database - photos, maps, commentary - http://www.hmdb.org/

Center for History and New Media - http://chnm.gmu.edu/

PBS - THE WEST - Index of Resources - http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/resources/

Edward S. Curtis's North American Indians:photographs - http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/award98/ienhtml/tribes.html

Mayflower History.com - http://www.mayflowerhistory.com/History/history.php

Early American Colonization - http://www.uen.org/utahlink/tours/tourFames.cgi?tour_id=15664

Music in Slave Life - http://www.pbs.org/wnet/slavery/experience/education/feature.html
Slavery and the Making of America - http://www.pbs.org/wnet/slavery/experience/responses/feature.html

Colonial Williamsburg - http://www.history.org/history/#onlineresources
Patrick Henry - http://www.history.org/Almanack/people/bios/biohen.cfm#speech

Boston Massacre Historyical Society - http://www.bostonmassacre.net/index.html
LIBERTY! - The American Revolution - http://www.pbs.org/ktca/liberty/index.html

Constitution of the United States - Official Site - http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/constitution.html
The Constitution for Kids - http://www.usconstitution.net/constkids4.html
Charters of Freedom (Charters, Dec of Independence, Contstitution, Bill of Rights) - http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/

American History: "Growth of a Nation" - http://www.animatedatlas.com/movie.html

Jefferson's West: Thomas Jefferson and the Lewis & Clark Expedition - http://www.monticello.org/jefferson/lewisandclark/index.html

Civil War - information and images - http://www.uen.org/utahlink/tours/tourFames.cgi?tour_id=16382