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HISTORY - Selected Links

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American History:

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General & New Jersey:
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Civil War
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Colonial Period
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Cold War
  • CNN: Cold War -"In-depth information on subjects such as the Iron Curtain, Marshall Plan, Korean War, Sputnik, Cuba, Vietnam, China, and the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan."
  • Cold War International History Project (CWIHP) - A collection of historical materials and ongoing discussions by governments and scholars on all sides of the Cold War, by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
  • The Cold War Museum - Virtual exhibits, photo galleries, newsletters and many other collections of cold war related material, by a non-profit organization.
  • Fast Attacks and Boomers: Submarines in the Cold War - This site explores nuclear powered submarines' roles in American policy and strategy during the years of the Cold War, from the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.
  • Cold War Policies 1945-1991 - Narrative outline of United States and other policies during the Cold War.
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Constitution
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The Great Depression
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Immigration
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Korean War
  • Korean War -- Online Bookshelves - Official histories and other materials, provided by the US Army Center of Military History.
  • Korea + 50: No Longer Forgotten - "This page is a joint project between the Harry S. Truman and Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Libraries developed to provide access to Korean War materials related to the two administrations occupying the White House during that period."
  • Korean War Commemoration web site - An official, public access website for the USA's Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Korean War. "This site features a brief history, a timeline, an image gallery, and biographies of key military leaders."
  • Korea: The Unfinished War - An American RadioWorks program, including audio clips and transcripts, oral histories, maps, related links, and commentary from reporters, historians, and scholars.
  • Women in the Korean War - An overview of the roles of women in military service during the Korean War, from the U.S. Department of Defense Korean War commemoration site.
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Presidents & Presidency
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The Sixties

Vietnam War

  • Battlefield: Vietnam -An overview of the Vietnam War by PBS, a timeline, information on Vietcong guerrilla tactics, a detailed look at the siege of Khe Sanh, as well as specifications of the aircraft deployed.
  • Famous American Trials: The My Lai Courts-Martial 1970 - Provides a history of "the massacre by United States soldiers of as many as 500 unarmed civilians ... [and] the cover-up of that massacre."
  • The Vietnam War - Includes timeline, weapons, pictures and analysis of the conflict.
  • Vietnam War -- Online Bookshelves
  • Vietnam War Era Ephemera Collection - "This database contains leaflets and newspapers that were distributed on the University of Washington campus during the decades of the 1960s and 1970s. They reflect the social environment and political activities of the youth movement in Seattle during that period."
  • The Wars for Viet Nam - An overview and numerous official documents in Vietnam War offered by Vassar College.
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The West
  • American West - An entry of Encyclopedia of USA History: 1840-1980, Ask Jeeves.
  • Meeting of Frontiers - A bilingual digital library that tells the story of the American exploration and settlement of the West, the parallel exploration and settlement of Siberia and the Russian Far East, and the meeting of the Russian-American frontier in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest.
  • New Perspectives on THE WEST - Educational resources on the west history, such as people, places, events, projects, lesson plans, quiz.
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World History:

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World War I
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World War II
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World History General & by Continent

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Africa

Middle Eastern

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Today in History
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