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U.S. History [library card needed]
Provides contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History.

General OneFile [library card needed]
Articles from magazines, newspapers and books, on a wide range of subjects.




California history, told through photographs, newspaper clippings, political cartoons, art, and other cultural artifacts.

Five Views
The history of American Indians, Black Americans, Chinese Americans, Japanese Americans, and Mexican Americans in California.

Fresno County
Brief information about the geography, history, population, climate, and economy of Fresno County.

California Missions Resource Center
Maps, images, timelines, history and more on each of the 21 missions in California.

American History & Government

American History Resources from the Library of Congress
From slavery to civil rights, the Civil War to the Great Depression, immigration to westward expansion, study just about every era of American history with these resources from the Library of Congress.

America's Story
Jump back & forth through time to study a particular time period.

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government
Learning the fun way, grades K-12.

Charters of Freedom
View important documents, like the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence.

LearningExpress American History Practice
Learn history concepts related to the U.S. Constitution and brush up on United States geography.




World History & Government

World Factbook
Flags, maps, images and statistics on all of the world's nations.