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History General Web Resources
A listing of Web sites dedicated to providing historical information on the; Millennium, Century, Decade, Year and On This Day in History.
20th Century Inventions
Over 50, student-authored,  invention stories from the ThinkQuest project. Excellent site.

American Memory
Your gateway to rich primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States. The site offers more than 7 million digital items from more than 100 historical collections. Presented by the Library of Congress

Doodles, Draft, and Design
This exhibition presents examples of industrial drawings in the collections of the National Museum of American History and the Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Some are working drawings, ideas sketched in pencil or ink. Others are more finished, designed for presentation. A few are printed, either as sales material or as part of a patent application. They visually document American industrial creativity, from inventor's hand and investor's boardroom, to patent office, factory floor, and manufacturer's showroom.

ESPN End of the Century
Sports highlights for the last 100 years.

Greatest Engineering Achievements fo the 20th Century
How many of the 20th century's greatest engineering achievements will you use today? A car? Computer? Telephone? Explore our list of the top 20 achievements, and learn how engineering shaped a century and changed the world

Individuals of the Century
One century, 100 remarkable people.TIME has profiled those individuals who — for better or worse — most influenced the last 100 years. They are considered in five fields of endeavor; Leaders & Revolutionaries, Artists & Entertainers; Builders & Titans; Scientists & Thinkers and Heroes & Icons.

Kids' Castle
the site was constructed to be a safe, educational, free and fun place for kids ages 8-16 on the World Wide Web. Kids' Castle features articles written about the things that interest kids today: sports, history, the arts, travel, science and air and space, all with great photos. Kids' Castle has lots of fun and challenging games and contests. Presented by the Smithsonian Magazine.

The Knowledge Web
Burke Institute for Innovation in Education and its flagship project, the Knowledge Web. Founded by James Burke, the author, host, and narrator of the acclaimed television series Connections, the Institute exists to encourage innovative uses of educational technology.

Millennium
The countdown is on at Time magazine.

Millennium
CNN Perspectives Series

Newseum's Stories of the Century
Some 36,000 people cast ballots in Stories of the Century: The Nation Votes, sponsored by USA WEEKEND and the Newseum, the interactive museum of news.

Person of the Century
From Time magazine.

Today in Science History
By date By inventor By name By invention

A Trifle of This
World events that happened on this day. Select date from calendar.

USPTO Time Machine
Calendar of U. S. Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights from the USPTO Kids' Pages.
 
 

 

 

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