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Use this guide to help you locate both primary and secondary sources on colonial America.
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Essential Websites for Social Studies

Penn's Charter: 1681
Source: Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission

    A great site for information on U.S. history.
  • National Humanities Center
    The "Settlement Resource Menu" on this site provides information on the various European settlements in North America.
  • Library of Congress
    is a great source to find historical documents, photos, art, maps, audio and video, artifacts and other items. The American Memory section organizes items based on topics, time periods and places of American history. The World Digital Library, a cooperative project with UNESCO, includes rare documents from around the world.
  • PBS
    has a wide range of resources for students from its various programs. The most useful is likely the companion Web sites for the American Experience documentary series examining important events and people in American history. Each site includes resources such as descriptions of the events, biographies of key figures, primary source documents, interactive maps and transcripts of the film. Also visit the American Masters series for biographies of historical figures.


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Colonial America - General Online Resources

Source: Library of Congress

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Virginia charter

Charter of Virginia, Library of Congress


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