Social Studies

Social Studies

CQ Researcher  Provides in-depth coverage of the most important issues of the day. Reports are written by experienced journalists, footnoted and professionally fact-checked. Full-length articles include an overview, historical background, chronology, pro/con feature, plus resources for additional research. Graphics, photos and short "sidebar" features round out the reports. Shorter "Hot Topics" articles provide a solid introduction to subjects most in demand by students.

CultureGrams Detailed cultural information on more than 200countries for all age students.     user: arkan   pass: library

History Channel  In addition to videos includes information about,  speeches and photos from historic events.

America’s Story From America’s Library Brought to you from the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.  Here, you can discover what Abraham Lincoln had in his pockets on the night he was assassinated. (You will be surprised.) Or you can read about other "Amazing Americans" such as Buffalo Bill Cody and his "Wild West" show; the heroism of Harriet Tubman, who helped many slaves escape bondage; the music of jazz great Duke Ellington; or the inventions of Thomas Edison. (You will even be able to see his first motion picture!)  This site is appropriate for all ages.

Library of Congress  The Library of Congress has many websites designed for young readers, students and for the whole family to explore together.  Includes thousands of documents, photos, videos, etc. that pertain to the history and culture of the United States.

Issues and Controversies  Explores hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture.   Login:  Durand   password:  facts