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18th Century History
http://www.history1700s.com/
GRADE LEVEL: 6-8, 9-12, Advanced

CONTENT:
This site covers various historical aspects of the 18th century, from 1660 to 1840.
AESTHETICS:
This is a simple site with well-placed graphics.
ORGANIZATION:
The main page has topics listed as links as well as a left-side navigation menu to the other parts of the site.
REVIEW:
This site provides an informative time line of the 18th century as well as articles on various aspects of the era. Also included are a list of recommended books, links to the best of the Net, a direct link to state historical societies, reference pages for the French Revolution and European history, and a guide for using historical documents. Contributions to the site's article archive are encouraged. This is a modest offering but a good starting point for a study of this time period.
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