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America the Beautiful

State history and current events. Includes images, maps, an almanac, timelines, quizzes and games, and biographies. Elementary - middle school.

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Category: Countries and states, Homework

Columbia Gazetteer of the World

Names, descriptions, and characteristics of over 165,000 places in the world.

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Category: Countries and states

CultureGrams

Country histories, cultures, statistical data, embassy contacts, images, maps, audio files, and recipes. Includes U.S. states.

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Category: Countries and states, Homework

Historical Statistics of the United States

Covers every aspect of American history from the earliest times to the present.

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Category: Countries and states, History and biography

Lands and Peoples

Information on the land, climate, people, and government of each country and individual U.S. states. Includes an almanac, maps, images, timelines, and statistics. Middle - high school.

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Category: Countries and states, Encyclopedias and dictionaries, Homework

National Geographic Virtual Library

Full-text magazine articles. Includes books, maps, images and videos. Goes back to 1888.

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Category: Countries and states

Social Explorer

Current and historical U.S. Census data from 1790-2010. Create maps and reports to illustrate, analyze, and understand demography and social change.

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Category: Countries and states, History and biography

Statesman's Yearbook

History, politics, economics, trade, and infrastructure for each country. Offers chronologies, international organizations information, and an archive of yearbooks back to the 1860's.

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Category: Countries and states

TrueFlix

Scholastic True Books on nonfiction topics. Projects, lessons, and activities help build knowledge on people, places, history, science, and nature.

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Category: Countries and states, Homework, Science