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ADAH: Alabama Moments (Introduction--Organization) __ An extensive resource covering many aspects of Alabama social studies designed with teachers and the more advanced student in mind. You will find quick summaries, primary source documents and class activities. - From Alabama Department of Archives and History -

Alabama  __ A great resource including Alabama history, culture, statistics, famous people, and good links. - illustrated - From Infoplease - 

Alabama Archive Web Page for Kids __ This is a fun site you can learn about people of Alabama, what the state emblems are, Alabama governors and more. - illustrated - From state of Alabama -

The Alabama Department of History and Archives __ An excellent source for students of Alabama history. Databases, articles, information for both teachers and students and a whole lot more. - illustrated - From ADAH/State of Alabama -

Alabama Economy at a Glance __ Labor force data, nonfarm wage and salary employment, manufacturing, construction, trade, transportation, utilities, professional and business services, leisure, hospitality and much more. - From US Bureau of Labor -

The Alabama Experience __ While this site is about a television series on Alabama, there is enough supplemental material to make a visit here worth while. You will find materials on Alabama history, civil rights, culture and more. - From University of Alabama -

Alabama facts, Alabama travel videos, flags, photos __ "Today Alabama lies at the center of a revitalized Deep South. Birmingham, the state's largest city, has become a focus for medical research, and is a major manufacturer of steel, iron, and coal." You will find general overall information about Alabama, Alabama photos, Alabama maps and much more. - illustrated - From National Geographic Society - 

Alabama Geography __ "Alabama is comprised of coastal plains at the Gulf of Mexico turning to hills and broken terrain in the north. Five major land areas make up the Alabama landscape with more than two thirds of the state covered by the East Gulf Coastal Plain." Read the specifics of each with Alabama maps, economy, government, people and more all at your fingertips. - illustrated - From -

The Alabama Historical Commission __ Their goal is quite simple: To "protect, preserve and interpret Alabama's historic places." The material found here is an excellent supplement to any study of Alabama history. - illustrated - From Alabama Historical Commission -


Alabama History Day __ Here is a great social studies project for individuals or classes. "Alabama History Day is a history competition for students in grades six through twelve. It is conducted at the state level at Auburn University at Montgomery in the Spring of each year. Alabama History Day is held in conjunction with National History Day." - illustrated - From Alabama Department of Education - 
Alabama Old Photos.... faces and places in the past __ "Old family photographs, postcards, historical pictures, and genealogy about the people and places." - illustrated - From -

Alabama Photo Gallery by Todd Smith at __ A nice variety of annotated click-to-enlarge Alabama photo gallery. - illustrated - From Todd Smith/ -

Alabama Photos __ Galleries of annotated click-to-enlarge photos of Alabama. - illustrated - From -
Alabama QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau __ Just what the title says it is. Population, business and geography "quick facts." - From US Census/Us Gov -

Alabama State Symbols Capital Constitution Flags Maps Song __ You will find everything listed in the title plus a whole lot more. - illustrated - From Pike Street Industries, Inc. -


A Cultural Approach to the Study of the History of Alabama __ "One of the ways a study of history can make sense to young people is through using a cultural approach. This method was pioneered by the late Auburn University history professor O.T. Ivey. Professor Ivey’s cultural approach centers on the six divisions of man’s activities." You can learn what the six divisions are and find examples of each. A website designed for for teachers and advanced students. - From State of Alabama -

Cities in Alabama, State of Alabama Cities, Alabama Towns and Townships, AL Cities, Towns and Villages,... __ "Easy-to-use directory of state, regional, county & city web sites... Includes official & unofficial sites." - From -

Historical Maps of Alabama Counties __ You may search through a collection of maps of Alabama counties. You can view the maps of Alabama as either JPG or plugin. - From -

Introduction to Alabama - The United States of America __ "Alabama, the "Heart of Dixie"*, plays out the future against a rich historic background, from Cheaha Mountain (2,407 feet) to the East Gulf Coastal Plain and the swamps and bayous of the Mobile River Delta. From the land of the Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, and Chickasaw Indians, the Spanish, the French and the English pioneers to the unknown reaches of the Space Age, the Blue Gulf Waters reflect the venerable historic plantations, pine-ringed lakes, and echoes from the mountain tops amplified in mammoth caverns." This and much more. - From -

Newspapers in Alabama __ You will find 52 here - From Global Computing -

Official Website for the State of Alabama __ illustrated - From State of Alabama -

Outdoor Alabama Photos __ Do you enjoy award winning photos of Alabama? This is the place for you with click-to-view galleries of award winning photos of Alabama. - illustrated - From -

Pictures of Alabama __ A multi-page gallery of annotated click-to-enlarge photos of Alabama with pictures of Alabama architecture, notable sights, civil monuments and much more. - illustrated - From - 

stock Pictures, Photos, Alabama, Towns, Buildings, Homes, Cities ... __ "This page contains samples from our picture files on Cities, Towns, Architecture: Alabama. These photographs are available for licensing in any media. ..." If you use any of these Alabama photos, please follow the rules. Otherwise, simply visit and enjoy them as they are. - illustrated - From - 

Welcome to the Alabama Academy of Honor __ "To bestow honor and recognition upon living Alabamians for their outstanding accomplishments and services, the Alabama Academy of Honor was created by the State Legislature on October 29, 1965. Each person elected to membership is a distinguished citizen of Alabama, chosen for accomplishment or service greatly benefitting or reflecting great credit on the State...Each year ten members may be elected by the Academy of Honor until its membership reaches one hundred; additional elections will maintain the membership at that size. All living governors of Alabama are automatically members of the Academy." Learn about the membership and what they accomplished. - From State of Alabama -



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