People and Culture


  • Global Road Warrior – As a “one-stop” source for country, geographic, cultural, social, business and travel information, Global Road Warrior presents robust, practical and continuously expanding content of interest to all ages. Easy-to-navigate interface and intuitive browsing features help users to find information quickly and concisely.
  • CIA World Fact Book – The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.

  • Explorers – The stories of explorers and their quest for new trade routes, the discovery of gold, or adventure have captivated people around the world. Learn more about some of the famous and the not so famous explorers from the Mariners’ Museum.

  • Presidents of the United States – The Presidential biographies on are from “The Presidents of the United States of America,” by Frank Freidel and Hugh Sidey. Copyright 2006 by the White House Historical Association.

  • Distinguished Women of Past and Present – This site has biographies of women who contributed to our culture in many different ways. There are writers, educators, scientists, heads of state, politicians, civil rights crusaders, artists, entertainers, and others. Some were alive hundreds of years ago and some are living today. We’ve heard of some of them, while many more have been ignored by history book writers.

  • America’s Story – “America’s Story from America’s Library” wants you to have fun with history while learning at the same time. We want to put the story back in history and show you some things that you’ve never heard or seen before. The stuff you see comes from the Library of Congress.

Geography and History




Literature and Language Arts