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No history department would be complete without a listing of valuable history websites. While this page does not claim to be comprehensive of ALL the history (or geography, economics or political science) web pages that exist, this should provide a good place to get started!

Tennessee Tech History Web Site
Back in the days of "gopher," the Tennessee Tech site demonstrated the potential of using the web for history. Today, it is still a good site for documents, scholarships and other avenues related to history.
Electronic Citation Guide
Ever wondered how to cite web pages in a bibliography? While many citation guides (MLA, APA) are still struggling with the best way to handle Internet Citation, Dr. Mel Page's citation guide is easily the most comprehensive solution to referencing web pages, e-mail and other manner of electronic communication.
East Tennessee State University History Links
ETSU's history department has one of the most comprehensive websites of any college. In addition to documents, web pages and information about classes, you can also find computer programs and thoughts for life.
History Matters
This page "serves as a gateway to Web resources and offers unique teaching materials, including more than 700 primary documents, an annotated guide to 600 history websites, and threaded discussions on teaching U.S. history." - from History Matters, 2002
TomPaine.com
Named after the infamous author of Common Sense, this web page offers a different view of world events and current news. Worth checking out if you are interested in widening your perspective of the world.
Hargett Rare Map Library Collection - Colonial America
Rare maps is the key word. If you want to see old style maps, this is the place to go.
The Atlas Index
A great source for old maps and atlases to see how the world has changed! Particularly in terms of warfare...
PBS.org
PBS has an incredible amount of material. Once the main page loads, click on "Programs A-Z" and get the list: everything from A. Philip Randolph to The Wild West.
National Archives and Records Administration
Generally speaking, the NARA has some great stuff. Exhibit Hall here has some really amazing material.
A Brief Illustrated Guide to Understanding Islam
This guide can help you learn the truth about Islam. Site is designed for non-Muslims. Remember the terrorists that claim to be a representative of true Islam do not speak for everyone.
Harlem: 1900-1940
A fantastic site for anyone even remotely interested in the Harlem Renaissance.
Dr. Suess Went to War
Thought all he ever did was Green Eggs & Ham? Well, check out these cartoons from Dr. Suess on WWII.
Library of Congress: American Memory Collection
Needless to say, this is another very complete collection. Aside from the "Today in History", there are a multitude of collections here. Go to Collection Finder and then either choose a topic or click "List All Collections." A bit difficult to navigate, but spend some time here. Its worth it.
Orgam's 17th Century Colonial New England
If you are interested in the Salem Witch Trials or colonial New England in general (those crazy Puritans), this is a good place to go!
African-American History
As the name implies, this is a site for African-American history. From desegregation to the Buffalo Soldiers and back again, this is a good resource.
Clash of Cultures in the 1910s and 1920s
Put on by Ohio State University, this is a good examination of this period, looking at the role of women and prohibition.
First Call: American Posters of World War I
A great place to see World War I recruiting posters. Most don't think about it, but war posters make interesting commentaries about what a society believes. Those by Chandler Christy are particularly good.
The World Factbook
This web site contains the general aspects and statistics of every country on earth. From geography to economics to people to government, it covers the globe. Maps and hyperlinks to other documents are also notable.
The Association of American Geographers
The Association of American Geographers (AAG) is a scientific and educational society founded in 1904. For 100 years the AAG has contributed to the advancement of geography. Its 7,500+ members from 62 countries share interests in the theory, methods, and practice of geography.
The American Geographical Society
The American Geographical Society is an organization of professional geographers and other devotees of geography who share a fascination with the subject and a recognition of its importance. The Society encourages activities that expand geographical knowledge, and it has a well-earned reputation for presenting and interpreting that knowledge so that it can be understood and used not just by geographers but by others as well--especially policy makers.
The Geography Home Page
This web site is a warehouse of information about geography, data, and maps. Very general.
University of Colorado at Boulder Geography Resource Center
This web site is the Virtual Geography Department at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
The Tennessee Geographic Alliance
The Tennessee Geographic Alliance, Inc., is a non-profit educational organization fostering collaboration among college and university geographers, teachers in kindergarten through twelfth grades, educational administrators, and other interested parties. Visit the site to find lots of important links and assistance from professional geographers and concerned members