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The Homeschool Diner's Guide to
Homeschooling by Subject
Social Studies for Homeschoolers


Independent Research in Social Studies

by Julie Shepherd Knapp, copyright 2006


First Gov for Kids -- links to the kid's pages of US government agencies


Teaching American History - teacher resources developed by Texas
State University, includes worksheets for evaluating original source
documents such as documents, maps, websites, cartoons, movies  


Do History from Harvard and Geprge Mason University -- learn how to read
handwriting from the 1700's, how to learn from old diaries, how to search
deeds, and much more

Smithsonian Institute Education -- Explore and Learn section: Art and
Design, History and Culture, Science and Technology


The US National Archives -- original source documents listed
alphabetically by subject plus links to related websites


Darly Cagle's Professional Cartoonists Index -- yearly index of
published political cartoons, categorized by topic


A+ Research and Writing -- step by step ideas on how to go about writing
a research paper from the InternetPublicLibrary.org


Fun Latin -- funny modern phrases translated into Latin

UCCP Open Access College Prep -- free online AP courses, including US
Government, US History, Psychology , use as prep for taking AP tests

Economics U$A -- free online video instructional series on economics for
college and high school classrooms, 28 half-hour video programs
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social studies