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[ ] - Provides state and U.S. territory information including state symbols, flags, nicknames, songs, birds, flowers, elected officials, and many other facts. Also includes links to official state homepages.
A Virtual Journey into San Francisco's Chinatown
[ ] - In the heart of a bustling metropolis, Chinatown is a distinct culture within a culture. Use your mouse to navigate Chinatown's streets and alleys, and see how the old ways mingle with the new.
Alabama Wildlife Federation
[ ] - Promotes the conservation of Alabama's wildlife and related natural resources through wise use and responsible stewardship of our wildlife, forests, fish, soils, water, and air.
[ ] - Discover the stories of America's past. Meet amazing Americans from the past and present, explore the states, and read about everyday life.
[ ] - Retellings of American folktales, tall tales, myths and legends, weather folklore, and ghost stories from each of the 50 states.
[ ] - Museum and center for African American history and culture.
BBC News - Country Profile: United States of America
[ ] - Provides overview, key facts and events, timelines and leader profiles along with current news.
Balch Institute - Ethnic Weddings in America
[ ] - Explore how different communities in the U.S. celebrate weddings.
Bears Go West
[ ] - Follow as four stuffed bears travel the major trails used during westward expansion. Each bear travels from one school to the next making its way across the country.
[ ] - General information, list of Species Survival Program animals, schedule of events and education program summary.
CIA World Factbook: United States
[ ] - Features map and brief descriptions of the geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues.
California African American Museum
[ ] - Treasures of African American art, history and culture. Located in Los Angeles.
Cape Cod Photo Album
[ ] - Photos from each town on Cape Cod in Massachusetts. Special emphasis on the beauty, history, culture, and artisans of the area.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage
[ ] - Scholastic site explores Spanish roots in America and contains student interviews with great Latinos, biographies of history makers, and interactive map.
ClassBrain: State Reports
[ ] - Includes information on people, products, history, maps, symbols, places of interest, state capitols and tourism.
Color Landform Atlas of the United States
[ ] - Includes satellite information for states and counties, 1895 state maps, and tracking of immature eagles.
[ ] - Learn about Constitution Day, and play a game to see how well you know it.
Explore the States
[ ] - Read facts and trivia on all 50 states, with a clickable map.
[ ] - Explains what each line of the United States Pledge of Allegiance really means. From the American Legion.
From One Life to Another
[ ] - An in-depth look at the flood of immigrants who arrived on America's shores during the 19th century. Virtual tours show how they lived beforehand and how their migration transformed not only their lives, but the culture of a nation.
Geography of the 50 States
[ ] - Interactive map of the USA allows users to select a state and find out about the climate and geographical features.
[ ] - Introduces the region of the Golden Crescent, a wide swath that runs along the Atlantic Coast from Savannah to Cape Canaveral and inland towards Tallahassee. Includes a look at its rich history and the many diverse cultures which meet within its bounds.
[ ] - Learn about a city in Colorado. Page features information about general facts, history, people, activities, recreations, landmarks, and the definition of some words.
Gullah Net - Explore Gullah Culture
[ ] - Learn Gullah by listening to music, stories, words, and by playing games.
Historical Census Browser
[ ] - Search for information about the population and economy of US states and counties from 1790 to 1960. Data can be collected in the form of maps or tables.
Immigration: The Living Mosaic of People, Culture and Hope
[ ] - This Thinkquest site includes regulations of immigration to America, Ellis Island activities and life in the new country.
[ ] - Describes family life in the New World. Includes Theodore de Bry's Native American engravings, search index of towns, rivers and regions.
[ ] - Read about this PBS show that explores the relationships the U.S. has with its neighbors.
Mr. Lincoln's White House
[ ] - An account of Abraham Lincoln, the White House as it was during his Presidency, and Washington in Lincoln's time.
Name that State
[ ] - An interactive quiz that will test your knowledge of the states.
[ ] - Guide to all 50 states. Find information on flags, symbols, emblems, seals, populations, climate and people.
Not Everyone's American Dream
[ ] - Learn about the homeless sub-culture in the United States. Explore who the homeless are and how they get that way.
Our American Heritage: A Patchwork Quilt
[ ] - Focuses on the many different cultures that came to Texas and the United States of America and the contributions members of these cultures have made.
P.O.V. - Fenceline
[ ] - Check out this documentary that explores the social and racial divisions in one town when it comes to a chemical plant's effect on the community.
People and Places: United States
[ ] - View photos taken in each state within the US. Includes images of buildings, local animals and people.
[ ] - Identifies the location of every state on a world map. Includes information on state birds, flowers, trees, flags, quick links, backpacking in Europe, compass, and GPS resources.
Postcards from America
[ ] - Follows a teacher and a photographer as they travel across America. Also features fun facts, maps, and a "Just for Teachers" page with tips for using the postcards in the classroom.
Preserving Polonia in America
[ ] - Discover one of the largest immigrant populations to come to America from Europe. Learn about the Polish language, and traditions.
Rites of Passage in America
[ ] - Learn about different culture's rites of passage including sweet sixteen parties, weddings, and funerals.
State Web Games
[ ] - Collection of 34 web games about the fifty states. Designed to teach capitals, abbreviations, locations, and trivia.
The African American Museum in Philadelphia
[ ] - Visitor info from this Pennsylvania museum which is committed to telling the triumphant story of African-Americans and preserving the culture.
The New Americans
[ ] - Follows the lives of immigrants from Nigeria and the Dominican Republic. Includes a brief look at how immigration served as the foundation of American society and culture, as well as an interactive timeline of immigration. From PBS.
The University of Alabama Museums Introduction
[ ] - Provides information and links to Moundville Archaeological Park, Alabama Museum of Natural History, Gorgas House, Office of Archaeological Services and the Paul W. Bryant Museum.
Thinkquest: Sugar Roots
[ ] - Explore how the sugar industry drew people from many ethnic and cultural backgrounds to the state of Hawaii.
TimeKeeper: Cultures of the Southwest
[ ] - Presents both basic and detailed information about the cultures of the American Southwest. Also includes glossary and audio clips of the Hopi and Navajo languages.
Today in History: July 4
[ ] - Learn about the history of Independence Day and see pictures and documents from the Library of Congress.
[ ] - Enter name or ZIP code in the United States for maps and 1990 census information.
U.S. Map Puzzle
[ ] - Free downloadable puzzle for learning states and capitals. Requires Windows 95, 98 or 3.1.
U.S. State Capitals Quiz
[ ] - How quickly can you match the states with their capitals?
United States of America (USA) State Capital Quiz
[ ] - Interactive quiz to match USA states with its capital city.
Where in Wisconsin is Jim Doyle?
[ ] - A game to help teach students interesting and unique facts about the state of Wisconsin.
Windows on Maine
[ ] - Offers free streaming and downloadable video, multimedia, and supporting materials about Maine's history, science, and ecology for students.
[ ] - About Mexican families who recently moved to California. Shares their stories, their traditions, and their culture.
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