Browse Website Reviews

Discover quality websites on a range of topics and time periods. If a website link is no longer active, consult this guide to website URL paths for tips on locating the original resource.

Logo of the Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis Museum

The excavation and marbles videos might be useful for, in addition to teaching Greek history, helpful for educators wishing to discuss imperialism and globalism through material culture.
Logo of the National WWII museum

National World War II Museum

The museum also offers a bank of student resources, primarily research tools such as the yearbook database and Research Starters, a bank of statistics and introductory ma
Image of a gold pre-hispanic container used to hold lime.

Archeological Collection of the Gold Museums

The work of the Banco de la República combines collections related to music, plastic arts, documentary, numismatic, philatelic, archeological, and ethnographic elements.
Logo of the Office of the Historian with the title of the Foreign Relations Series using a background depicting old books.

The Foreign Relations of the United States Series

The Foreign Relations of the United States series contains the transcriptions of historical documents related to significant official U.S. foreign relations events.
This chromolithograph, possibly from a multi-volumed History of Mexico, shows a processional standard with the Virgin of Guadalupe surrounded by Mexican flags and regimental standards. Beneath these are a captured American flag, the captured Texas standard of the Fayette County volunteers from the "Dawson massacre" of 1842, an unidentified regimental standard, as well as swords, bugles, cannons, and a pistol.

A Continent Divided: The U.S. - Mexico War

The UT Arlington Library's Special Collection is considered amongst the most comprehensive repositories on the U.S. - Mexico war, containing broadsides, sheet music, manuscripts, maps and graphic materials from both U.S. and Mexican sources.
Black and white image of the front page of El Bravo newspaper. It includes a logo that combines the US and Cuban flags. It also features a list of names.

Caribbean Sea Migration Collection

The resources found in this archive offer a close look at migration trends, practices, and life experiences related to official and unofficial responses to the humanitarian crisis product of Caribbean migration by sea into the US.
Medieval painting

Middle Ages for Educators

...the site boasts more than 40 videos and video playlists, more than 125 different resource links, and worked with more than 50 subject matter experts on this project.
German soldiers from WWI standing in front of airplanes preparing to fly and air raid over Paris

National WWI Museum and Memorial

Due to the immense amount of resources, we advise educators to enter the databases with an idea of what they want rather than attempting to browse.
The ruby slippers from the Wizard of Oz, the two short heels are covered in red sequin and have small bows over the toe box.

Academy Museum

Though the Academy is an American organization, the film industry has long been international as people from across the world work on American films and American films are distributed globally. Additionally, the Academy instituted an award for Best Internation
Part of a Chinese painting of Guanshiyin, a figure from Buddhism. The figure is a person sitting cross-legged practicing meditation.

National Museum of Asian Art

Because the museum is dedicated to Asian art, its educational resources are largely meant to teach students about art.
Armenian Genocide Memorial

The Armenian Genocide Museum Institute

As the AGMI states in its mission statement, it 'teaches universal lessons to combat hatred, discrimination, prejudice and apathy.'
Cartoon of layers of many types of maps, including data, topography, land, and contours.

World Heritage Site Map

The most well-known part of their work is the naming and administration of World Heritage Sites.
Map of Africa with colored points

African Studies Center

The Center hosts or links to resources on just about every African topic an educator might want to focus on in the classroom.
A View of New Amsterdam in 1673 by Bert Twaalfhoven

New Netherland Institute

Due to New Netherland’s intersection across several themes such as globalism, Indigenous contact, enslavement history, transatlantic trade, imperialism, religion, it may be a useful case study for educators wishing to teach students about 17th-century Europea
President Bill Clinton reading a book in a classroom

William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Museum

Overall, we found that though the Clinton Library offers a few lesson plans pertinent to global history, these are a bit underdeveloped and educators wishing to use them should strongly consider using supplemental materials
Trade Union graphic with the statement "Educate Consolidate Advance To Victory"

South Africa: Overcoming Apartheid, Building Democracy

This site is designed to provide high school and undergraduate students with primary sources and foundational information about South Africa’s multigenerational struggle to end apartheid and instate democracy.
Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum logo
President Harry Truman speaking to General George MacArthur after WWII

Harry S. Truman Library and Museum

Among the student resources, teacher resources, and source databases, users will have access to materials with which they can discuss practically everything that happened in the world during Truman’s life (1883-1973) and even some things outside that time fram
Minecraft Education logo

Minecraft Education

Because Minecraft offers such a wide variety of sources and topics, it can be incredibly helpful to teachers. However, because game-based play poses particular risks, such as the possibility that students will not learn and only focus on playing.
Oil canvas depiction of the USS Constitution engaged in at sea combat with the HMS Guerriere. The USS Constitution's white sails have impact holes while the HMS Guerriere has heavy damage to the mast and sails.

Naval History and Heritage Command

Among the archive's digital collections users can find oral histories, biographies, underwater archeology resources, and infographics.