MEETING OF THE MINDS
Teaching American History: The Constitutional Convention - day by day summary as well as a listing of major themes.
Colonial Hall - biographies of the Founding Fathers.
Biography.com - search 25,000 biographies of notable personalities.
Who2? - each entry includes birth and death dates, birthplace, what the person is best known for, a couple of paragraphs with assorted other biographical information, and four links to good sites.
Biographical Dictionary - a searchable database with brief facts of 25,000 individuals.
The History Channel - links and information on historical figures.
From Revolution to Reconstruction - biographies of historical persons in American History.
Homework Center - sponsored by the Multnomah County Library, this features links to many biography sites.
Print Resources (can be found in the IHS Library)
920s: Collective biographies
921s: Individual biographies
**This is just a sample of the books available. Use the OPAC to search for more books.**
Shapers of the great debate at the Constitutional Convention of 1787 : a biographical dictionary - 920 MOR
The Unforgettable Americans - 920 NEV
Americans: a book of lives - 920 HAG
Presidents on Parade - 920 MIL
Great Lives - 920 LOM
American Heroes - 920 JOH
The McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of World Biography - REF 920 McG
From These Beginnings...a Biographical Approach to American History - 920 NAS
The 100: a ranking of the most influential persons in history - REF 920.02 HAR