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The Virtual Jamestown Archive is a digital research, teaching and learning project that explores the legacies of the Jamestown settlement and "the Virginia experiment."

Parallel Histories: Spain, the United States, and the American Frontier is a bilingual, multi-format English-Spanish digital library site that explores the interactions between Spain and the United States in America from the fifteenth to the early nineteenth centuries

It is designed to provide teachers, students, and scholars with primary source materials concerning Juan Bautista de Anza and his two historic 18th century expeditions from northern Sonora to northern California, leading to the colonization of San Francisco.

An excellent online atlas for students to use for geographical study and learning about the countries of the world.

A helpful song to the tune of Turkey in the Straw to help students learn the 50 state capitals.

Much more than states and capitals, this website offers a long list of information and links for each state. Each state has its own folder.

Up-to-date statistics and maps of countries of the world. Maps can be downloaded and are printer-friendly. Statistics include area, coastline, climate, land use, population statistics, government, economy, communications, transportation, military and more.

Provides information about the Gold Rush - maps, timelines, people and events, and more.

The student can quiz herself on European countries (or capitals) by guessing what will be in the rectangle, then clicking to reveal the answer. The "cards" may be shuffled to make the quiz more challenging.