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Columbia Gazetteer of the World

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

Subscription purchased with funding from Hennepin County property taxes.

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

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

PebbleGo Next: States and American Indian Studies

Articles about states and Native American history and studies, with read-aloud audio and questions to inspire critical thinking. Designed for grades 3-5.

Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM) with a state appropriation to the MINITEX Library Information Network.

Category: Homework, Countries and states, History and biography

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