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History Research

Best of History Web Sites

Click on Progressive Era under Browse by Topic, American History

This site provides categorized links to hundreds of "history-related web sites that have been reviewed for quality, accuracy and usefulness. Sites with engaging content and useful multimedia technologies are most likely to be included. General r ...


The History Channel
Want to know what happened on this day in history? Check here. You can also research a particular decade or hear famous speeches.

History on the Net


The History Place

Informative website focussing on American history from the Colonial period to present-day. Many on-line exhibits include timelines, photographs and famous ...


American Memory Primary Source Documents



Links for WWI and WWII

World War Two History
This IPL pathfinder is intended to aide high school and college students in beginning research papers on World War II. Print and Internet resources are included.

World War One History
This IPL pathfinder was designed to help Internet users find reliable information about the First World War for either personal knowledge or formal research. Both print and Internet sources are covered.

First World A Multimedia History of World War One
Includes many original articles and online exhibits relating to World War I from many perspectives, including military, political, and social history. Includes "The Causes of World War I", a timeline, "The Battles", memoirs, prose and poetry, and more ...

A Guide to World War I Materials
This site is an excellent resource for students and researchers interested in the history of World War I. The Library of Congress provides a list of links to materials that appear on their website that pertain to this historic event. There are links ...

The Stars and Stripes-- a military newspaper from WWI

WWI Posters:

First World War website
The Causes of World War I website
Propaganda Posters website
Weapons of War website
Trench Warfare website
Eyewitness to History -- WWI website
WWI Weapons website

World War II at

History Channel:  Includes videos and images

American Memory Primary Source Documents

World War II