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History
The American Civil War:
This PBS site provides a concise history of the The Civil War from Ken Burns including maps, historical documents, biographies, and statistical facts.
American Memory:
Library of Congress gateway to primary source documents about the history and culture of the United States.
Americans at War:
The Smithsonian National Museum of American History provides a timeline of the conflicts involving Americans from 1775 through the present including historical slide shows and statistics of each war.
Chronology of U.S. Historical Documents:
Full text documents from pre-Colonial times to present.
Food Timeline:
Includes foods and recipes arranged on a timeline based on print evidence and historical context. Created and maintained by a research librarian.
Holocaust History:
Learn about the history of the holocaust through the resources from the United States Memorial Holocaust Museum including maps, timelines, and personal histories.
National Women's History Museum:
This museum site has biographies, quotations, and women's history links under its education and resources section.
This Day in History:
History Channel's collection of automobile, entertainment, technology and war headlines from years ago on this day. Includes a searchable monthly calendar

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Mythology
Infoplease Mythology:
Includes mythology of many different countries and cultures, including Greek, Roman, Norse, and Egyptian mythologies.
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Philosophy
Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy:
Searchable database and timeline reflect an extensive variety of philosophical information.
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy:
Comprehensive, dynamic reference work with search options, "what's new" page and an explanation of how to cite sources from this web page.
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Religion
Religion Facts:
The site provides the history, practices and customs of numerous world religions.
Religion Index:
A collection of religion related web sites. Be sure to check out the "confessional agencies" section if you can't find a specific religion.
Religious Tolerance:
This site by Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance provides information of a variety of religious beliefs and nonbelief, addresses hot religious topics, and describes comparative beliefs between religions.
Saint of the Day:
Browse patron saints or find saints by name or date.
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