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INTERNET MADE EASY: Internet Scavenger Hunts: American History

Internet Scavenger Hunts: American History
ISBN: 0-439-31665-0
Price: U.S. $10.95
Grades 4–8

Native Americans

Iroquois of the Northeast (p.9)
The Iroquois of the Northeast
 
Iroquois History
 
Cherokee of the Southeast (p. 10)
North Georgia's Cherokee Indians
 

Timeline of Events Relevant to the Northern Plains Tribes
 
HOMELAND — Plains Indian Timeline 1640–1840
 

Early Explorers

Leif Ericsson (p. 12)
Leif Ericson Biography (From ODIN)
 
Leifur Eiriksson
 
Leif Ericson Memorial
 
Vespucci
 
Amerigo Vespucci
 
Columbus
 
Columbus: The Myth Behind the Man (p. 14)
Christopher Columbus — Man and Myth
 
Columbus
 

Pilgrims

Coming to America (p. 15)
Mayflower: The Journey, the People, and the Ship
 
Journey Into History: Voyage on the Mayflower

 
The Mayflower Web Pages
 
The First Thanksgiving (p. 16)
Plimoth Plantation's You Are the Historian
 
The Pilgrims' 1621 Thanksgiving

 
Life at Plymouth (p. 17)
Plimoth: 1621
 
Plimoth Plantation: Just for Kids

 

Colonial Life
 
Establishing the Colonies (p. 18)
Colonial America
 
The First Permanent Colony (p. 19)
Virtual Jamestown
 
History of Jamestown
 
The Boston Tea Party (p. 20)
The Boston Tea Party: 1773
 

Revolutionary Journal (p. 21)
Liberty! Chronicle: Timeline
 
The History Place — American Revolution
 
Battles of the Revolution (p. 22)
Major Events of the Revolutionary War
 
Liberty: Chronicle of the Revolution
 
Reference Resources: American Revolution
 
People of the Revolution (p. 23)
Biographies of the American Revolution
 
Women Soldiers in the American Revolutionary War
 
Reference Resources: American Revolution
 

A New Nation

Who Were Our Founding Fathers? (p. 24)
The U.S. Constitution: The Delegates
 
Colonial Hall: The Biographies of the Signers of the U.S. Constitution
 
The Declaration of Independence (p. 25)
The Declaration of Independence: Transcription
 
Declaration of Independence (Colonial Hall)
 
The First President (p. 26)
George Washington
 
Biography of George Washington
 

Louisiana Purchase

The Greatest Real Estate Deal in History (p. 27)
National Archives: Louisiana Purchase
 
Louisiana Purchase
 
Louisiana Purchase: A Brief History
 
What If It Had Never Happened? (p. 28)
Milestone Historic Documents: The Louisiana Purchase
 
National Archives: Louisiana Purchase
 
Louisiana Purchase
 
Louisiana Purchase: A Brief History

 

Lewis & Clark

Getting to Know Lewis & Clark (p. 29)
PBS Online — Lewis & Clark: Inside the Corps
 
Lewis & Clark's Historic Trail
 
The Men Behind the Expedition (p. 30)
PBS Perspectives on the West: William Clark
 
PBS Perspectives on the West: Meriwether Lewis
 
Biography
 
The Tale of Sacajawea (p. 31)
PBS New Perspectives on the West: Sacagawea
 
PBS: Lewis and Clark — Inside the Corps
 

Oregon Trail

Dear Pappy Pioneer (p. 32)
All About the Oregon Trail
 
Oregon Trail History Library — Main Menu
 
Landmarks by the Trail (p. 33)
Oregon Trail Mileposts
 
Historic Sites on the Oregon Trail
 
Getting Ready to Leave (p. 34)
Provisions and Prices
 
Oregon Trail History Library — Main Menu
 

Slavery

The Life of a Slave (p. 35)
Index of Slave Narratives
 
North American Slave Narratives
 
Understanding Slavery
 
Journey to Freedom (p. 36)
The Underground Railroad @ nationalgeographic.com
 
Africans in America: Narrative: Fugitive Slaves and Northern Racism
 
The Moses of Her People (p. 37)
Tubman, Harriet
 
Gale Group: Harriett (Ross) Tubman

 
Africans in America: Harriet Tubman
 
North and South (p. 38)
Causes of the Civil War
 
The Civil War for Kids
 
Five Years of War (p. 39)
Time Line of the Civil War
 
Civil War Timeline
 

Gold Rush

Golden Milestones (p. 40)
1848-1850: A Timeline
 
What If? (p. 41)
PBS: The Gold Rush
 
Gold Rush! California's Untold Stories
 

Suffrage

A Woman's Right to Vote (p. 42)
One Hundred Years Towards Suffrage: an Overview
 
75 Suffragists
 
Biographies of Suffragists
 
The 19th Amendment (p. 43)
The 19th Amendment
 
The Nineteenth Amendment & the War of the Roses
 
ACS: Association for Children's Suffrage
 

The Great Depression

The Lean Years (p. 44)
America's Economy 1929 to 1933
 
An Outline of American History: War, Prosperity and Depression

 
How Much Does It Cost? (p. 45)
Then and Now: Prices During the Depression
 

World War I

The Great War (p. 46)
World War I
 
The Great War
 
World War I Participants
 
The -Isms of War (p. 47)
Causes of WWI
 

World War II

Posters of Persuasion (p. 48)
World War II Posters
 
World War II Poster Collection from Northwestern University
 
World War II Posters

 
D-Day (p. 49)
American Experience: D-Day

The National D-Day Museum
 
Normandy 1944
 

Civil Rights Movement

The Woman Who Refused to Stand (p. 50)
Scholastic: Rosa Parks — How I fought for Civil Rights
 
Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott
 
Little Rock Nine (p. 51)
Little Rock High School
 
Little Rock, Arkansas
 
King of Civil Rights (p. 52)
Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project
 
The King Center
 

Vietnam War

War Against Communism (p. 53)
Vietnam Yesterday and Today
 
Vietnam War Statistics
 
Timeline of Events (p. 54)
American Experience: Vietnam Timeline
 
Vietnam War Timeline
 
Timeline of the Vietnam War
 

Space Exploration (p. 55)

The Right Stuff
Astronaut Selection and Training
 
So You Want to be an Astronaut

 
Ride, Sally Ride! (p. 56)
First American Woman in Space
 
Dr. Sally Ride
 
Sally Kristen Ride- First American Woman in Space
 
What's in Store for Space? (p. 57)
NASA - For Students (Grades 5–8)
 
NASA KIDS

 

American Pride

Our Government (p. 58)
Government Glossary
 
National Standards for Civics and Government: Glossary
 
Our Flag (p. 59)
Facts About the United States Flag
 
U.S. Flag History
 
The Flags of the United States of America
 
The Star-Spangled Banner (p. 60)
Fort McHenry: Birthplace of our National Anthem
 
The Star-Spangled Banner: The Story of the Flag