Academic Support Center


  • Department of History style guide
    For writing history papers
  • Khan Academy
    Videos with lessons on the French Revolution, Napoleon, Haitian Revolution, and the French invasion of Russia
  • Founder’s Constitution
    Documents included range from the early seventeenth century to the 1830s, from the reflections of philosophers to popular pamphlets, from public debates in ratifying conventions to the private correspondence of the leading political actors of the day
  • Best of History Sites
    Contains annotated links to over 1000 history web sites as well as links to hundreds of quality K-12 history lesson plans, history teacher guides, history activities, history games, history quizzes, and more
  • The History Channel
    Science & technology, military & war, exploration, mysteries of history, U.S. history, culture, world history, political & historical figures, speeches, discussions, History Channel Magazine, history travel, maps, timeline
  • Today in History
    From Library of Congress’ American Memories, feature topic for each day, archives of topics
  • Making of America Books
    A digital library of primary sources in American social history primarily from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology



  • Country Background Notes
    Facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy and foreign relations of countries/independent states from the U.S. Department of State