Useful Resources

General History:

Best History - Covers history from ancient to modern history including oral and written information.

History Channel - The History Channel site gives you information on programs, history of the day and much more

HistoryNet - It has daily features, photo galleries and over 5,000 articles originally published in our various magazines. If you are interested in a specific history subject, try searching the archives

PBS - Information on civil liberties among people

Smithsonian Institution - The Smithsonian Institution is the world's largest museum complex and research organization composed of 19 museums, 9 research centers, and the National Zoo

The Fifty States - Shows information on all 50 states and has timelines and additional historical facts such as women's history

U.S. History - A wealth of information for anyone who is looking at different periods of history

United States Government:

House of Representatives - Official site of House of Representatives

Library of Congress - The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress

Presidents of the United States - A very comprehensive site on the Presidents of the United States and the US Presidency. The alphabetized subject headings below are linked to a wide variety of sites containing information and resources about each president

Timeline: Guide to U.S. Presidents - Information on every president's birthplace, political party, term of office, and more

Senate - Official site of the Senate

The Charters of Freedom - The USA Constitution, Declaration of Independence, Bill of Rights and other important documents on this official government site

The United States Government - The United States Government's official web site

US Census Bureau - Public resources from the US Census Bureau including population, economic, industry, and geography studies

White House - Official site for the White House

College, Career and Scholarship:

ACT- The ACT is America's most widely accepted college entrance exam

College Board - Representing hundreds of colleges for many entrance college exams

Community Colleges - A list of community colleges in the United States

FAFSA - Grants and Loans for college

FastWeb - Helps students make the decisions to shape their lives, plus it's all free

Kaplan -  Provides study guides and helpful hints on SAT and ACT

Occupational Outlook Handbook - A list of thousands of career descriptions

Scholarship Search - Financial aid, free college scholarship search

THEA - All students must take this test in order to attend Texas Colleges

University Colleges - A list of universities colleges in the United States

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics - Contains labor related statistics compiled by the BLS