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Modern World History Links


General Topics
The Age of Kings
The Enlightenment
Age of Revolutions
The Industrial Age
The 19th Century
The Great Wars
The 20th Century

    GENERAL TOPICS FOR MODERN HISTORY

  1. Flags of Our Ancestors - Contains pictures, brief descriptions and histories of hundreds of historical flags. Topics include: Prussian, English, Early Colonies, American Revolution, Mexican-American War, Civil War, World War I & II, Third Reich, Cold War, and Modern Conflict Flags.
  2. The Encyclopedia of World History - Renowned historian Peter N. Stearns and thirty prominent historians have combined their expertise over the past ten years to perfect this comprehensive chronology of more than 20,000 entries that span the millennia from prehistoric times to the year 2000. Includes Search Feature.
  3. TAl-Bawaba - ("The Gateway" in Arabic), is a comprehensive Middle Eastern portal that provides information on the Middle Eastern economy, politics, tourism, culture, legal issues, health, entertainment and sports.
  4. History of Nations - This site has a history of every nation in the world as well as many non-sovereign territories.
  5. History News Network - Articles and opinion on all aspects of history and current events written by journalists and historicans.
  6. A Guide to History Resources and Research on the Web - Site developed by the University of Colorado Department of History. It covers all periods of history.
  7. The History Buff - providing FREE primary souce material for students, teachers, and history buffs.
  8. Headline History - This site is full of true stories about English history covering four eras: Romans, Tudors, Victorians and World War Two.
  9. A Walk Through Time: The Evolution of Time Measurement - An authoritative history of timekeeping published by the National Institute of Standards and Time Physics Laboratory.
  10. Discoverers Web - A no nonsense collection of links to sites found on the web about voyages of discovery and exploration. Covers all time periods.
  11. Student World History Essays - A collection of History "Web-Reports" written by students of Willits High School.
  12. Hyper History Online - presents 3'000 years of World History with a combination of colorful graphics, lifelines, timelines, and maps. Over a 1,200 files are interconnected throughout the website.
  13. History on the Net - historical information linked to the English National Curriculum, for teachers, pupils, parents and anyone who wishes to further their historical knowledge.
  14. Pantheon of the World Leaders - Although not main stream, this site does contain lots of information, and usually provides links to other sites. Divided into topics areas like: Great Kings, Philosophers, Artists, Sculptors, Poets, Writers, Musicians, Scientists, Commanders, Singers, Dancers, Religious Leaders, etc. Part of the Messengers of Light Web Site, sponsored by the Maitrega Sangha Yoga sect.
  15. Historia's Castle - Provides on-line scoring quizzes on World History topics. They are in multiple choice and true/false format, scores and provides review of answers.
  16. Notable Citizens of the Planet - This on-line biographical dictionary has the lives of 25,000 notable men and women from ancient times to the present day.
  17. Wonders of the Modern World - A nicely design site that includes information on the original Seven Wonders picked by the Greeks and the wonders of the modern world.
  18. The History Net - This site is filled with a wide range of history topics that are frequently updated. A great place for historical research.
  19. Internet Modern History Source Book - An immense resource on Modern History links and information from Paul Halsall at Fordham University.
  20. Encyclopedia of the Orient - Claims to be the only on-line encyclopedia for North Africa and the Middle East.
  21. Biography - The online edition of A&E television's "Biography" series. It has a fantastic search machine with access to 20,000 biographies.
  22. Ethnographica - This site has lots of information on ethic art, with an emphasis on African Art forms and carpet design.
  23. History of Medicine - An image archive of nearly 60,000 illustrations from the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
  24. Historical Women - Biographies of dozens of noted women from many nations.
  25. World History Archives - An archive for documents for teaching and understanding contemporary world history and the struggle for social progress.
  26. The Historical Text Archive - is a fantastic collection of historical documents and papers about history collected by the Mississippi State University. It includes both American and World History sources. (Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, Mexico, North America, etc.)
  27. Bishops of Rome - A list of the Popes from A.D. 42 to the present, provided by the Friesian School.
  28. Core 4 Images - Images of the shaping of the Modern World since the Scientific Revolution from the Brooklyn College History Department.
  29. The Showroom of Automotive History - seeks to highlight the automotive history collection at Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village.
  30. Rulers - This site contains lists of heads of state and heads of government of all countries and territories, usually going back to at least 1900.
  31. Great Kings and Queens - Part of the Messengers of Light Web Site, sponsored by the Maitrega Sangha Yoga sect. Although not main stream, it does contain lots of general information, and usually provides links to other sites.
  32. Spartacus Internet Encyclopedia of British History - Covers British History between 1700 and 1950.
  33. European Monarchs - A list of European monarchs and Kings from 395 to 1945, provided by the Friesian School.
  34. Ottoman Sultans - A list of the Ottoman Sultans from 1290 to 1924, provided by the Friesian School.
  35. Art History Resources on the Web - is the gateway to the art masterpieces of the ages. Fantastic collection of links divided into time periods.
  36. Historic Events and Birth Dates - Find out about what Events took place for any date and year at this site. Great fun for the trivia enthusiast.


If you don't find what you're looking for...
try searching in the "GENERAL TOPICS" section.

General Topics
The Age of Kings
The Enlightenment
Age of Revolutions
The Industrial Age
The 19th Century
The Great Wars
The 20th Century

    AGE OF KINGS

  1. Official Versailles - Visit Versailles built by Louis XIV of France were he housed 10,000 guests, servants, and soldiers.
  2. Spartacus Internet Encyclopedia of British History -Covers British History between 1700 and 1950.
  3. Internet Early Modern History Source Book - An immense resource on Early Modern History links and information from Paul Halsall at Fordham University.


  4. If you don't find what you're looking for...
    try searching in the "GENERAL TOPICS" section.
General Topics
The Age of Kings
The Enlightenment
Age of Revolutions
The Industrial Age
The 19th Century
The Great Wars
The 20th Century

    THE ENLIGHTENMENT

  1. William Kidd - Who was the Notorious Captain Kidd? Learn about him at this site.
  2. Early Modern Europe - This is part of the Best of HISTORY WEB SITES. An excellent starting point for your research.
  3. The Enlightenment - for information on the Political Revolutions of Locke, Rousseau, etc. as well as the American and French Revolutions. A part of the comprehensive site lists of the Teacher OZ Kingdom of History.
  4. Internet Early Modern History Source Book - An immense resource on Early Modern History links and information from Paul Halsall at Fordham University.
  5. Spartacus Internet Encyclopedia of British History - Covers British History between 1700 and 1950.


    If you don't find what you're looking for...
    try searching in the "GENERAL TOPICS" section.
General Topics
The Age of Kings
The Enlightenment
Age of Revolutions
The Industrial Age
The 19th Century
The Great Wars
The 20th Century

    AGE OF REVOLUTIONS

  1. American Revolution - a complete chronological history of the American Revolution with images and documents. Part of The History Place.
  2. Early Modern Europe - This is part of the Best of HISTORY WEB SITES. An excellent starting point for your research.
  3. Napoleon Bonaparte Internet Guide - When you are looking for the best Napoleonic sites, this is the place to go.
  4. Internet Three Revolutions Source Book - An immense resource on the Three Revolutions (Scientific, Political, and Industrial) from Paul Halsall at Fordham University.
  5. The French Revolution - Part of the McDougal Littell's NetActivities Site. Click on different parts of the graphics to explore the French Revolution.
  6. Spartacus Internet Encyclopedia of British History - Covers British History between 1700 and 1950.
  7. The United States History Page - has more links to the American Revolution.
  8. The Enlightenment - for information on the Political Revolutions of Locke, Rousseau, etc. as well as the American and French Revolutions. A part of the comprehensive site lists of the Teacher OZ Kingdom of History.
  9. Eighteenth Century Resources on the Net - Hundreds of links related to the 18th Century arranged in categories.
  10. Chateau de Versailles - The official site of the Palace at Versailles with extensive information and historical and current images shown.
  11. Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen - The full text of the Declaration.
  12. Edmund Burke - On the Death of Marie Antoinette - In this 1793 speech, Burke criticizes the actions taken during the French Revolution, especially the death of Marie Antoinette.
  13. France During the French Revolution and Under Napoleon Bonaparte - A detailed timeline of events before, during, and after the revolution.
  14. Louis XVI, King of France - Included in a Royal Genealogies site, read biographical information about Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette.
  15. Marie Antoinette - Queen of France - A brief biography of the Marie Antoinette and related links are listed on this site.
  16. Napoleon - Lots of images and information about Napoleon from the Napoleon Foundation.
  17. Maximilien Robespierre - On the Festival of the Supreme Being - Robespierre's speech given in 1794; includes biographical information.
  18. Versailles - A photo collection of the palace of Versailles by Erik Barzeski

    If you don't find what you're looking for...
    try searching in the "GENERAL TOPICS" section.
General Topics
The Age of Kings
The Enlightenment
Age of Revolutions
The Industrial Age
The 19th Century
The Great Wars
The 20th Century

    INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

  1. Internet Three Revolutions Source Book - An immense resource on the Three Revolutions (Scientific, Political, and Industrial) from Paul Halsall at Fordham University.
  2. Eighteenth Century Resources on the Net - Hundreds of links related to the 18th Century arranged in categories.
  3. Spartacus Internet Encyclopedia of British History -Covers British History between 1700 and 1950.


    If you don't find what you're looking for...
    try searching in the "GENERAL TOPICS" section.
General Topics
The Age of Kings
The Enlightenment
Age of Revolutions
The Industrial Age
The 19th Century
The Great Wars
The 20th Century

    19TH CENTURY

  1. Female Pirates - Did you know there were famous female pirates named Mary Read and Ann Bonny? The rule of pirates, to not allow women on board, was not always true.
  2. Black Bart and BlackBeard - This site tells you about the two most successful pirates to sail the seven seas.
  3. Early Modern Europe - This is part of the Best of HISTORY WEB SITES. An excellent starting point for your research.
  4. Internet 19th Century History Source Book - An immense resource on 19th Century links and information from Paul Halsall at Fordham University.
  5. Marxism - This resource focuses on Karl Marx and his political and economic theories.
  6. Views of the Famine - An unique collection of contemporary accounts of the infamous Irish "Potato Famine."
  7. The History Place: The Irish Potato Famine - Part of "The History Place" website, this original essay on the Irish Potato Famine was written by Philip Gavin of Boston University.
  8. The Irish Potato Famine - Part of the Online American History Textbook on the Digital History website which provides an interactive, multimedia history of the United States from the Revolution to the present.
  9. The Irish Potato Famine website - An interactive view of what life in an Irish village would have been like during the famine years.
  10. A Perspective: The Irish Potato Famine - The Anne Arundel public schools website examines the potato famine from the Irish and the English perspective. A thorough list of primary sources and additional web sources are provided.
  11. Victoria and Albert, Vicky & The Kaiser - This online museum exhibit depicts the history of Anglo-German relations during the reign of Queen Victoria of England.

    If you don't find what you're looking for...
    try searching in the "GENERAL TOPICS" section.
General Topics
The Age of Kings
The Enlightenment
Age of Revolutions
The Industrial Age
The 19th Century
The Great Wars
The 20th Century

THE GREAT WARS

  1. On This Day in World War II - Find out what happened today during World War II.
  2. Remembering the Great War - A distinctly European version of World War I with links to first-hand accounts, as well as to some of the literature written during the war.
  3. The World War I Document Archive - Fantastic site for primary documents, photos, memorials, and personal reminiscences of World War I. Incudes a WWI biographical dictionary, WWI image archive of almost 2000 photos, special sections on "The Maritime War" and "The Medical Front," and a list of links to other WWI Sites.
  4. First World War.com - A wonderful collection of pictures, articles, and information about the history of World War I
  5. World War I - An excellent list of sites on the Great War. A part of the comprehensive site lists of the Teacher OZ Kingdom of History.
  6. Trenches on the Web - This site contains information on the people, places, and events that comprised World War I, one of the worst calamities of modern history.
  7. World War II in the Pacific - a look at the Pacific theater of World War II, with images and documents. Part of The History Place.
  8. A Guadalcanal Chronology - is a day-by-day account (August 7, 1942 to March 6, 1943) of one of the most famous battles of World War II in the Pacific.
  9. Japanese Destroyers - examines the advanced Japanese destroyers used in the Pacific in World War II.
  10. Remember Nagasaki - takes a look back at the A-Bombing of Nagasaki. This is digital storytelling at its best.
  11. War Relocation Authority Camps in Arizona, 1942-1945 - features images from approximately forty photographs taken for the War Relocation Authority and vividly depicts life in Arizona's two camps.
  12. Japanese-American Internment Camps during World War II - The photographs in this exhibit are from the Marriott Library at the University of Utah.
  13. Japanese-American Internment Camps - A large collection of links, documents, and information about the Japanese-Americans Internment Camps.
  14. Internment of San Francisco Japanese - A collection of articles written in San Francisco during World War II. "When reading these articles it must be understood that they reflect their time; words and ideas repugnant and appalling to us today."
  15. Japanese American Exhibit and Access Project - a permanent Web site which provides access to the University of Washington Libraries holdings on the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II.
  16. Manzanar Historic Site - The Manzanar War Relocation Center was one of ten camps at which Japanese American citizens and resident Japanese aliens were interned during World War II. It is now maintained as a part of the National Park Service.
  17. The A Bomb World Wide Web Museum - is all about the dropping the atomic bombs on Japan and the events that led up to it. It also analyzes the aftermath of those World War II events.
  18. The Cyber Library of the Holocaust - links present facts, witnesses, and historical perspectives on the genocide of the Jews by the Nazis during World War II.
  19. Anne Frank Museum - examines Anne Frank's Diary in complete detail, including it's different versions.
  20. Anne Frank Online - is the home page of The Anne Frank Center. It has lots of photos and information about her life and times.
  21. The Anne Frank House - in Amsterdam provides you with a short history of Anne Frank, the famous Jewish victim of Nazi persecution.
  22. The Capture of the U505 - this site provides data about a German submarine captured in, of all places, the Battle of Guadalcanal. (From the Museum of Science and Industry)
  23. The World War II in Europe - covers all the important events of World War II in Europe. Includes the Rise of Adolf Hitler, all the battles, the Holocaust, and Nazi Leadership. Part of the History Place.
  24. The Nizkor Home Page - provides an examination of racial hatred, neo-Nazi movements, and the dangers of bigotry.
  25. Nuremberg Trials - Excellent site about the war crime trials after World War II where 21 Nazi defendants were tried in Nuremberg.
  26. Pearl Harbor: Remembered - A collection of sites and information on the Attack on Pearl Harbor collected by survivors and their families.
  27. World War II - This is part of the Best of HISTORY WEB SITES. An excellent starting point for your research.
  28. World War II - A part of the comprehensive site lists of the Teacher OZ Kingdom of History.
  29. Seven Days in World War II - Examines 7 critical Days in World War II. (Excellent Student Project).
  30. U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum - The Web Site for the Smithsonian's Holocaust Museum. It has tons of information about the Holocaust available for downloading.
  31. World War 2 - The British Perspective - This site features, but is not restricted to, a British focus on the events of World War II.
  32. WW II - Combat in the Pacific - A nice collection of information about the critical events in the Pacific Campaigns of World War II.
  33. World War II on the Web - This is a site provided by GeoCities to find information on World War II.
  34. Historical Text Archive - A collection of documents and papers written about World war II subjects, includes diaries, pictures, propaganda pamphlets, etc.

    If you don't find what you're looking for...
    try searching in the "GENERAL TOPICS" section.
General Topics
The Age of Kings
The Enlightenment
Age of Revolutions
The Industrial Age
The 19th Century
The Great Wars
The 20th Century

    20TH CENTURY

  1. Internet Modern World Source Book - An immense resource on the history of the Modern World from Paul Halsall at Fordham University.
  2. Twentieth Century History - This is part of the Best of HISTORY WEB SITES. An excellent starting point for your research.
  3. The Cold War - This site examines all the aspects of the 50 year Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union. (Excellent Student Project).
  4. Republic of Korea - Examines the history and culture of the Republic of Korea. (Excellent Student Project).
  5. The Showroom of Automotive History - seeks to highlight the automotive history collection at Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village.
  6. Raw Wounds - Covers the history of the War in Vietnam. (Excellent Student Project).
  7. Evita - Juan Domingo Peron and Eva "Evita" Peron of Argentina are subjects of modern legends, movies, and musicals. Who were they really?
  8. Pioneers of the Sky - Learn about the early days of aviation at this site.
  9. Art History Resources on the Web - is the gateway to the art masterpieces of the ages. Fantastic collection of links divided into time periods.
  10. Fairbank Chinese History Library - a site dedicated to the memory of John K. Fairbank, Sinologist and former US ambassador to China. It covers 19th and 20th century Chinese political history, and would be a good introduction to the chronology of historical events during this time period.
  11. Britannia - British History on the Web - This site offers an extensive collection of British historical reference materials, including biographies of monarchs and prime ministers, dates, and background information on historical events.
  12. British Monarchy - The official web site of the British monarchy contains lots of information about palaces, succession to the throne, royal collections of art, jewels, and treasures.
  13. The Fall of Saigon - All the articles from the New York Times about the loss of Vietnam between 1968 and the final fall in 1999, including "Saigon's Finale," by Malcolm W. Browne.
  14. EuroDocs: Primary Historical Documents From Western Europe - This site is a collection of links that connect to Western European (mainly primary) historical documents.
  15. Fog of War - The Washington Post presents this extensive site which examines the conduct and consequences of the Gulf War in 1991.
  16. America's "Brush Fire" Wars - Links to the Cold War, the Korea War, the Vietnam War, and the Gulf War, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Operation Iraqi Freedom. (Part of Teacher Oz's Kingdom of History)
  17. The Russian History - Covers all aspects of Russian History and culture.
  18. Anastasia - An Internet Adventure - Combines a history of Czarist Russia with a search for the Romanov jewels.

If you don't find what you're looking for...
try searching in the "GENERAL TOPICS" section.

General Topics
The Age of Kings
The Enlightenment
Age of Revolutions
The Industrial Age
The 19th Century
The Great Wars
The 20th Century