History

AcademicInfo guide to online degree programs, universities and job opportunities in the field of History

Ancient History Sourcebook Fordham University’s vast and easily searchable archive of primary historical sources, many in full-text English translations; not restricted to events and persons alone, but also explores cultural events, artistic movements and philosophical schools of thought

Declaration of Independence  is our nation’s most cherished symbol of liberty. Here, in exalted and unforgettable phrases, Jefferson expressed the convictions in the minds and hearts of the American people and summarized this philosophy in “self-evident truths” and set forth a list of grievances against the King in order to justify before the world the breaking of ties between the colonies and the mother country

The Ecole Chronology Project year-by-year list of key historical events from the 1st century BC to 1500 AD

The Federalist Papers One of the most important works on political theory ever written; check out this very readable online edition

Hall of Church History As you walk through The Hall of Church History watch your step, if you veer too far to the right or to the left, you’ll encounter people whose tendency has been to enshrine tradition over Scripture, or to pursue what is innovative and novel at the expense of what is sure and steadfast.

History Channel award-winning original non-fiction series and event driven specials that connect history with viewers in an informative and entertaining manner

History Channel Schedule view TV schedule and shows by date

History House an irreverent history magazine that offers up a weekly look at the events and circumstances leading to events that changed the world.  The stories are presented without the formality normally associated with historical accounts; attempts are made whenever possible to use the viewpoint of the common man — this approach to history gives a glimpse of real life during the period in question; opinions presented may not always mesh with established theories or beliefs, and political correctness is sometimes thrown out the window to bring a point home

The History Net is brought to you by the Weider History Group, the world’s largest publisher of history magazines; contains daily features, photo galleries and over 5,000 articles originally published in their various magazines

Medieval History Sourcebook Fordham University’s vast and easily searchable archive of primary medieval historical sources, many in full-text English translations; not restricted to events and persons alone, but also explores cultural events, artistic movements and philosophical schools of thought

Modern History Sourcebook Fordham University’s vast and easily searchable archive of primary modern historical sources, many in full-text English translations; not restricted to events and persons alone, but also explores cultural events, artistic movements and philosophical schools of thought; the Modern History Sourcebook is intended to serve the needs of teachers and students in college survey courses in modern European history and American history, as well as in  modern Western Civilization and World Cultures
NYU History Departmenthas long been home to some of the most innovative and original scholarship in higher education

Today in History American memories brought to you by the Library of Congress

U. S. Constitution The Federal Convention convened in the State House (Independence Hall) in Philadelphia on May 14, 1787, to revise the Articles of Confederation.  Through discussion and debate it became clear that, rather than amend the existing Articles, the Convention would draft an entirely new frame of government.  The work of many minds, the Constitution stands as a model of cooperative statesmanship and the art of compromise.

The Victorian Web very helpful site dealing with all aspects of Victorian England: political history, social history, technology, the arts, religion, philosophy and gender matters; also features primary and secondary bibliographies