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Dead Sea -- Intro
Welcome to the Museum of Antiquities
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and
WWW Virtual Library: Anthropology
Anthropology in the News
Satellite Remote Sensing and Archaeology



History Channel
Labyrinth Home Page
History Channel
The History Net - Where History Lives on the Web
Index of Resources for History
World History
Gateway to World History
The British Library
Documents in Military History
Historical Text Archive
EyeWitness - History Through The Eyes Of Those Who Lived It
The Nova Scotia Genealogy Network Association
1450-1750 Trade Triangle Project by Jim Liu, A.J. Intorre and Nick Zaorsky


World Cultures
Magna Carta
Knighthood, Chivalry & Tournaments Resource Library
Welcome to the Museum of Antiquities
Search for Ubar
Ancient History
Reeder's Egypt Page
Documents in Military History
Classical Atlas Project

Native History - A History of the Native People of Canada
Native American, Maynard Dixon, and Fine Antique Indian Art
Native Links - Canada and the US
First Nations History
Flags of the Native Peoples of Canada
People's Paths
Native Americans of the Northeast
Native American Genealogy Links
Beothuk History


NativeWeb - an Internet Community
Iroquois Constituion
Native Lore: The Origin of the Iroquois
Homes of the Past - ROM
Iroquois Constitution
The Iroquois and the U.S./Canadian Border
The Era of Treaties & Lies

Mic Mac

Mi'kmaq Portraits Collection Introductory Page
Info Sheet - The Mi'kmaq
Micmac History
Shigawake at a glance - village pictures
Native Languages of the Americas: Preserving and promoting Native American languages


Essay On Limits of Historiography
-discusses how difficult it is to be absolutely certain
Overview-Cabot and Cartier
Make Your Own
-neat idea, alternative way to learn
European Explorers- Links to Other
-offers links to various sites on early exploration in Canada
Explorers Theme Page-Links
Learn About Early Explorers
lots of information on Cartier, Cabot, Champlain, Cook, etc...organized by country from
The Vikings in Vinland
-Viking exploration in North America
Discoverers Web: The Vikings
-links to much info on Vikings and Viking Exploration
Discoverers Web: John Cabot
Mathew Site Home Page
Jacques Cartier- info
The Explorers- People in the News

War of 1812 Sites

War of 1812 Resources
The War of 1812 Homepage
Re-living History: The War of 1812
War of 1812 Website- War of 1812 Articles, Books, Reenactment information, Quizes, links....
War of 1812 Military Battlefields
The History of Canada - 1812
Key Events & Causes: War of 1812
Fort Erie War of 1812 Home Page
The American War of 1812
The War of 1812: Upper Canada
ThinkQuest Library of Entries
Documents in Military History

Canadian Confederation

Canadian Confederation

Towards Confederation

Canadian Confederation: The Path to
Canadian Confederation
Towards Confederation: Lower Canada
Important Moments in Canadian History 1
Important Moments in Canadian History 2
Canadian Confederation:British North
Population Growth before Confederation

Charlottetown Conference

The Conference - Charlottetown Conference
Glossary - Charlottetown Conference of
Canadian Confederation: George Brown

Quebec Conference

Canadian Confederation - Montreal Gazette, Tuesday Morning, October 20, 1864 -- The Latest from Quebec
The Quebec Resolutions, October, 1864 - Documents - Canadian Confederation


Canadian Confederation: The Path to
Canadian Confederation:Confederation for Kids
The History of Conferation
Categories List - History - Canada -
People - Canadian Confederation
The Constitution
Canadian Constitutional Documents

Fathers of Confederation

Canadian Confederation: Fathers
Father Index - Charlottetown Conference
The Confounding Fathers of Canadian
Sir John A. Macdonald Webpage


George Brown -
John A MacDonald -
John A MacDonald -
Cartier - picture
Cartier - picture
Charles Tupper -
Papineau - picture
Papineau - picture
Papineau -
Papineau - picture
Thomas D'Arcy McGee
Joseph Howe -
Lord Durham -
Fathers - photo
George Brown -
George brown -
George brown -


Newfoundland rejection of confederation
The Life and Times of Pre-Confederation
Newfoundland and Canada: 1864-1949:


Canadian Confederation: Historical
Canadian Constitutional Documents
The Constitutional Act, 1791
The Union Act, 1840
Canadian Confederation: Macdonald



John A. Macdonald: The Impossible
Georges-Etienne Cartier: The Lion of
Alexander Galt: The Stubborn Idealist
Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine
Charles Tupper: The Big Man
WLU Film & Video Collection - V0489
The Triumphant Union and the Canadian
From Cartier to Confederation
The Origins of Canada Day
Canada Postage Stamps


Unity Link - Nova Scotian Separatists

The Louis Riel Project


The Metis

Historical Background
Metis reject bill
Longbottom - The Metis
The Murals of Duck Lake

The Red River Rebellion

Louis Riel Outlawed! (1872)
Listen - About a man called Riel
Sir John A. Macdonald Webpage

The North West Rebellion

The Riel Outbreak
Batoche National
Battleford Hangings, 1885 Riel Rebellion
Northwest Resistance Digitizaton Project:
The Canadian Military Heritage Project

Gabriel Dumont

Gabriel Dumont
Gabriel Dumont

The Death of Riel

The Metis - Louis Riel's Last Memoir
Redeeming Riel
Riel-the final act
Riel's execution-another view

The Life of Louis Riel

Louis Riel-general biography
Riel's life-Chronolgy
Browse by Subject: Riel, Louis -
MRC Biographies

The Great War

General Links

World War I
The Great War - PBS
The Great War - Interactive Timeline
The World Wars
First World War Encyclopedia
Brief History on World War One
First World War Links
WW I Links
World War 1
World War I, The Great War
The First World War
World War One
World War I (Economics)
BBC News | World War
World War I, Links to Other Resources
HPL - Kids Connection - Homework Help -
YITM World War One Archive
Yahoo - WW I
World War I Letters - 1
A page on Wargames
Intro to Nov 11th meaning
World War
U.S. Entry into
The International Internet Encyclopedia -


Propaganda Analysis - World War I
Causes of WWI;
Von Schlieffen Plan
Causes of World War I
Issues Relating to World War One and Two
Trenches on the Web - Timeline: Jul-1914:
Trenches on the Web - Timeline: 1879-1914
Trenches on the Web - Assignation

WW I on Land


The Western Front, 1914 - 1918
Trenches on the Web - Links to Other World War I Sites
Trenches on the Web - Timeline: Index
Trenches on the Web - Timeline: 1914-1918
War in the Trenches
World War One Army Service History
HELLFIRE CORNER - The Great War - 1914 -
The First World War - The Spartacus
Great War Militaria: World War One Artifacts, Reproductions, and

Campaigns and battles

The Somme Heritage Centre
Belgian Fronts

WWI in the Air

Welcome to The League of WWI Aviation Historians
WW I Aviation links
Airship / Zeppelin Images World War 1
World War One Aviation
The Aerodrome - Aces & Aircraft in WWI
Aircraft of WWI
World War I Aviation Art (#1)

WW I at Sea

World War 1 Naval Combat
U-boat Attack, 1916
U-Boat war: 1914-1918
The War Times Journal: Dark Autumn, the - Scholars - Canada and Submarine Warfare, 1909-1950
Ships of the Halifax Explosion

Canada in World War I

Veterans Affairs/Anciens Combattants Canada
Internment of Ukrainians in Canada
13th Battalion Blackwatch Royal
Canadian World War I
The Canadian Great War Homepage
Canada in WWI; The
National Archives of Canada - Archives nationales du Canada
The First World War
The Canadian Great War Homepage
Jack Turner's War - Photographs
Canadian Military
Nova Scotia's War Memorials

Women in WWI

The Canadian Military Heritage Project -



The Peace Treaty of Versailles
Treaty of Versailles
Aftermath: when the boys came home
The Heritage of the Great War
Post World War I


The World War I Document Archive
Documents Relating to World War I
Awesome Library - WW 1
World War I
World War I Documents
The Rise of Hitler -

The Arts

1914-18 war - Art of the First World War
The Great War - PBS
NFB Films - World War I
Trenches on the Web - Special: Lyrics to
Lost Poets of the Great War
Story Bytes - Very Short Stories -
CanTeach - World War I links
Songs Of World War I
Yahoo Literature of WW I
The Tank Museum - Bovington - World War I
World War I Posters

Web-based Activities

Canada War Museum - Over The Top -
Canadian Veterans Recollect
World War I - Trenches on the Web
The Great War - Maps and Locations Gallery
World War One



A Trip To The Past
Industrial era
Internet Modern History Sourcebook:


Statistics Canada: Census
Ambassador Bridge
Black Rose Books Backlist
Culture of Victorian England


Canada: Drawers of
Canada Science and Technology Museum - Home Page
The Victorian Web: An Overview

Great Depression

Photographs of the Great Depression
The Great Depression of Canada Homepage
Education World- Lessons on the Great Depression
Canada and the Great Depression - from the Canadian Encyclopaedia
ProTeacher: VisionsintheDust

Canadian History of Temperance and Prohibition

Temperance, Prohibition and Alcoholism -
Prohibition and Temperance
St. John's: Temperance Street Houses
Women in Canadian History

American History of Prohibition and Temperance

Women's Temperance
"In Search of the Heroes": The
American Temperance
Anti-Saloon League Home Page
The Eighteenth
Woman's Christian Temperance Union - Opening Page
1896: Prohibition
The Great Illusion

Illustrations and Cartoons


The Ram's Horn



The History Place - World War Two in Europe Timeline
World War 2 Timeline -

Overview Sites of WW II

BBC - History - World War Two
BBC - Children of World War 2
WWII Online
Resource listing for WWII
Civvy Street in World war 2
The Second World War
World War II
World War 2
Yahoo! Directory Canada > Military History > World War II
Discover World War 1 and World War 2 in the VMC!
World War II
Best of History Web Sites: World War II History (WWII)
Canada At War
Veterans Affairs Canada
World War II Links on the Internet
Victoria Cross Recipients

War at Sea

World War 2 Cruiser Operations
Aircraft carriers of World war 2
World War 2 in the Pacific
World War 2 Subs
Royal Navy and World War 2
World War 2 Canadian Ship Listing
The War at Sea_Introduction
HMS Repulse, Revenge, Scapa, Loch Ewe, troop, convoy, North Sea
Juno Beach Centre - Convoys
Allied Merchant Navy of WWII Links Page 1
Naval History.CA - History of the Royal Canadian Navy
Naval History.CA - Photographs of the Royal Canadian Navy
Jervis Bay - Ross Memorial Park: Heritage Resources Saint John
Canadian Merchant Marine / Navy / Seamen
H. M. C. S. S a c k v i l l e
Crow's Nest - Welcome

War on Land

Tanks in World War II
World War II in Yugoslavia
Canada Tanks Of World War Two
Second World War, 1939-1945
Museum of the Regiments
The War on Land_Introduction
"World War II Oral History,WWII Paratroopers
Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, WWII Living History Company - Home
The National Online - Ortona

D-Day June 6, 1944

Juno Beach Centre - D-Day
Juno Beach D-Day memorial open, Canada's first
Untold Stories of D-Day @ National Geographic Magazine
CBC News - Indepth Backgrounder: D-Day
Juno Beach Centre - HMCS Baddeck and Convoy SC-48
Vehicle (Convoy) Flags (Canada)

War in the Air

Royal Canadian Air Force : History
Home Base: CATP Air Museum Virtual Tour
The War in the Air_Introduction

Literature and Art

World War II Poster Collection from Northwestern University Library
The Poster Girls of World War II
2 World War 2 - insightful essays on world war 2 topics
Inside Camp X! Secret Agents World War 2 secret spy training
The Provincial Museum of Alberta - Government History - The Poster War


Cdn Foreign Policy

Canadian Foreign Policy and Foreign Relations
Foreign Policy
Canadian Foreign Policy Journal
Canadian Centre for Foreign Policy Development 
Canadian Institute of International Affairs Homepage
Atomic Bomb: Decision


SchoolNet History Links
Canadian Heritage Information Network
British Columbia History Internet/WWW
Mennonite Historical Society of Canada
The Heritage Post Interactive
Canadian History - 20th Century
Women in Canadian History
Canadian Confederation
About Canada - Canada Site
Great Canadian History Page by Bob Vavrr
The Canada Channel
Cool to be - Cool Maple Leaf Hats and Clothing!
The Educationally Funkalicious Canadian History Page
Early Canadiana Online: Resources

Nova Scotia History Bookmarks

Earthquakes in Maritimes

The Magnitude 7.2 1929 Grand Banks

Historical Sites and Song

A Tour of St. Paul's Church
Halifax Explosion Memorial Bell
The Halifax Explosion ballad


Atlantic People's History Series
Just One Big Mess

RMS Titanic

Titanic ~ The Unsinkable Ship and Halifax, Nova Scotia
RMS TITANIC Find-A-Grave by Cemetery: Fairview

Recent Historical Disasters

SwissAir flight 111
Westray Mine Disaster Index The Crash of Swissair 111
CBC News - Indepth: Swissair Flight 111

Halifax Explosion

The Halifax Explosion
CBC Quiz - Answer 19
Purcell Family Genealogy
The Halifax Explosion


The Nova Scotia Genealogy Resources Page
Nova Scotia Genealogy Books
Pier 21 Society
Colchester Co. Genealogy Books
Cromwell - Southville - Nova Scotia -
Stories of the Coffell Family
Family Roots of Pictou County, Nova
Pictou County GenWeb - Genealogy Resource
Historical Biographies, Nova Scotia: Dr.

Cape Breton

Cape Breton Roots
Fortress of Louisbourg / Forteresse de Louisbourg: The

Nova Scotia Historical Societies

Cape Sable Historical Society
Halifax Citadel Regimental Association
Halifax Appreciation Society Homepage
Archives, Museums and other Heritage Resources 2001 - Place
History of Nova Scotia, Introduction.

African NS History

Remembering Black Loyalists, Black Communities in Nova Scotia
Portia White Home Page
Official Web-Site of the Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia
Black Settlement in Nova Scotia
History of the Black Cultural Centre
A Celebration of Black History Month
Slave Auction Advertisement, 1760

Founding Cultures of Nova Scotia

Mi'kmaq Portraits Collection Introductory Page
Native Council of Nova Scotia
Scottish Heritage: Scotland and New

General interest

Montbeliard Lists
Destination: Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia Separatists (1867)
Liquour permit 1965
Cunard's Contract, Pictou Stage Line
Nova Scotia Nature

Lunenburg and Bluenose

Town of Bridgewater, NS
Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia GenWeb
Bluenose II Home Port Page
CNN - Last voyage of The Bluenose

Early Nova Scotia Politics

William Pipes
Angus L. Macdonald
Gerald Regan
John Savage

General History

Nova Scotia History Index
Public Archives of Nova Scotia
Scottish Heritage: Scotland and New
Shield of Arms of Nova Scotia
Canada Place Names
The Collections of The Nova Scotia
History Scrapbook
Blupete's History Page
Archives, Museums and other Heritage Resources 2001 - Place
Interesting Facts and Trivia About Nova Scotia, Canada


Nova Scotia Lighthouses
NSLPS - List of Lighthouses.

Tourists Sites

The Shubenacadie Canal
Pier 21 Society
Fortress of Louisbourg / Forteresse de Louisbourg: The


Transatlantic Cable Communication Website - Canso & Hazel
NS Electric Power Companies
Nova Scotia Telephone Companies

Fishing and Boats

Fishing? - IT WAS A WAY OF LIFE and Lost
Wooden Ships of River John, Nova Scotia


Oldest Newspaper in America

Small Towns

History of Lawrencetown
Sackville Heritage Society


History Of Nova Scotia Railways



Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage / Patrimoine de Terre Neuve et du Labrador
Newfoundland and Labrador Genelogy
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Atlantic Sentinel:Newfoundland's role in
Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador
Newfoundland Constitutional Documents
Religion, Society and Culture in Newfoundland and Labrador
Newfoundland Museum - Homepage. Welcome! Come on in!
John Nutt: Piracy in
A Brief History of Newfoundland Postage
Historic Maps of Newfoundland and Labrador
NTV - History
Canadian Genealogy and History Links -
ANLA - Association of Newfoundland and Labrador Archives
NFB Mediasphere