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Explora for High School Students
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World History In Context
Understand 5,000 years of civilization from a 21st-century framework. Aligned to state and national curriculum standards, World History in Context provides an overview of world history that covers the most-studied events, periods, cultures, civilizations, religions, conflicts, wars, ideologies, cultural movements, people, and more.
New York Times Historical Newspaper (1851-2016)
Explore important events in the New York Times archive such as immigration, global markets, inventions in industry and science, coverage from the Civil War to war on terrorism.
Science Reference Center
A comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content.
Points of View Reference Center
These resources present multiple sides of an issue and rich content that help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues, develop analytical thinking skills and gain a balanced perspective on current events and issues.
A premiere database of reading recommendations and comprehensive source about books that includes expert recommendations, author and title read alikes, reviews, articles, lists and more.
National Geographic Virtual Library
A digital reproduction of National Geographic Magazine from 1888 to the current issue. Includes books and videos, National Geographic Traveler and Kids Edition. Printable articles and downloadable photos.
Gale History eBook collection
A wide variety of ebooks, including American Decades Primary Sources
Concise reports on countries,U.S. states & Canadian provinces. Uses primary & secondary sources.
Country Profiles from the BBC
Full profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries and territories, and background on key institutions.
They also include audio and video clips from BBC archives.
The World Factbook from the CIA
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people and society, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities