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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
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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 Studies
  • 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 - Official documents in Vietnam War offered by Vassar College.
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The West
  • 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.
  • Timeline of the American Old West - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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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