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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This PBS site provides a concise history of the The Civil War from Ken Burns including maps, historical documents, biographies, and statistical facts.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Chronology of U.S. Historical Documents: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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Encyclopedia Mythica: mythology, folklore, and religion:
The Encyclopedia Mythica is an online encyclopedia on mythology, folklore, and legends. It currently contains numerous entries on gods and goddesses, heroes, legendary creatures and beings from all over the world.
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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 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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