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A Virtual Journey into San Francisco's Chinatown
In the heart of a bustling metropolis, Chinatown is a distinct culture within a culture. Use your mouse to navigate Chinatown's streets and alleys, and see how the old ways mingle with the new.
http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/chinatown/intro.html

BBC News - Country Profile: United States of America
Provides overview, key facts and events, timelines and leader profiles along with current news.
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-16761057

Balch Institute - Ethnic Weddings in America
Explore how different communities in the U.S. celebrate weddings.
http://www2.hsp.org/exhibits/Balch%20exhibits/wedding/wedding.html

Bears Go West
Follow as four stuffed bears travel the major trails used during westward expansion. Each bear travels from one school to the next making its way across the country.
http://www.sciencejoywagon.com/kwirt/bears/

Cape Cod Photo Album
Photos from each town on Cape Cod in Massachusetts. Special emphasis on the beauty, history, culture, and artisans of the area.
http://www.capecodphotoalbum.com/

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage
Scholastic site explores Spanish roots in America and contains student interviews with great Latinos, biographies of history makers, and interactive map.
http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/hispanic/

Constitution Game
Learn about Constitution Day, and play a game to see how well you know it.
http://teacher.scholastic.com/scholasticnews/indepth/constitution_day/

Explore the States
Read facts and trivia on all 50 states, with a clickable map.
http://www.americaslibrary.gov/es/index.php

Flag Advocacy
Explains what each line of the United States Pledge of Allegiance really means. From the American Legion.
http://www.legion.org/flag

Geography of the 50 States
Interactive map of the USA allows users to select a state and find out about the climate and geographical features.
http://www.netstate.com/state_geography.htm

Greeley
Learn about a city in Colorado. Page features information about general facts, history, people, activities, recreations, landmarks, and the definition of some words.
http://www.greeleyhistory.org/

Gullah Net - Explore Gullah Culture
Learn Gullah by listening to music, stories, words, and by playing games.
http://www.knowitall.org/gullahnet/

Historical Census Browser
Search for information about the population and economy of US states and counties from 1790 to 1960. Data can be collected in the form of maps or tables.
http://mapserver.lib.virginia.edu/

Indian Kids
Describes family life in the New World. Includes Theodore de Bry's Native American engravings, search index of towns, rivers and regions.
http://www.indian-kids-r.us/

Jones Archaeological Museum
Explore the wonder of this vanished Native American civilization that existed in Moundville, Alabama.
http://moundville.ua.edu/museum/

Life 360
Read about this PBS show that explores the relationships the U.S. has with its neighbors.
http://www.pbs.org/opb/life360/

Name that State
An interactive quiz that will test your knowledge of the states.
http://www.primarygames.com/states/start.htm

P.O.V. - Fenceline
Check out this documentary that explores the social and racial divisions in one town when it comes to a chemical plant's effect on the community.
http://www.pbs.org/pov/fenceline/

Preserving Polonia in America
Discover one of the largest immigrant populations to come to America from Europe. Learn about the Polish language, and traditions.
http://www2.hsp.org/exhibits/Balch%20exhibits/polonia/preservi.html

Rites of Passage in America
Learn about different culture's rites of passage including sweet sixteen parties, weddings, and funerals.
http://www2.hsp.org/exhibits/Balch%20exhibits/rites/rites.html

The New Americans
Follows the lives of immigrants from Nigeria and the Dominican Republic. Includes a brief look at how immigration served as the foundation of American society and culture, as well as an interactive timeline of immigration. From PBS.
http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/newamericans/

Today in History: July 4
Learn about the history of Independence Day and see pictures and documents from the Library of Congress.
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/today/jul04.html

U.S. Gazetteer
Enter name or ZIP code in the United States for maps and 1990 census information.
http://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/gazetteer.html

U.S. Map Puzzle
Free downloadable puzzle for learning states and capitals. Requires Windows 95, 98 or 3.1.
http://www.yourchildlearns.com/puzzle_us.htm