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Social Studies: History, Current Events, Biographies

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Explore these resources for lots of Social Studies topics. Need information on current events? Studying biographies? This is the place for you!

Virginia: Facts, Map and State Symbols. Virginia was the 10th state in the USA; it became a state on June 25, 1788.

Virginia: Facts, Map and State Symbols

State Abbreviation - VAState Capital - RichmondLargest City - Virginia BeachArea - 42,769 square miles [Virginia is the 35th biggest state in the USA]Population - 8,260,405 (as of 2013) [Virginia is the 12th most populous state in the USA]Name for Residents - VirginiansMajor Industries - farming (tobacco, peanuts, corn, sweet potatoes, poultry, ham), tourism, US Navy warships, mining (coal), lumber (for paper and furniture), government workers Presidential Birthplaces. Virginia facts - about Virginia fun facts for kids. All Grades Social Studies Portaportal.

Ancient Civilizations - Grade 3

FreedomFlix. Ben's Guide to the U.S. Goverment. Washington, DC Fun Facts for Kids. Presidential Pastimes George Washington never lived in DC.

Washington, DC Fun Facts for Kids

The White House was completed a year after he died and the second U.S. Time For Kids. SCHOLASTIC NEWS ONLINE ® The No. 1 local source of news for the Hampton Roads community. 4th Grade Virginia Studies. Lands and Peoples. Biography Timelines for Kids. Biographies - by Sweet Search. SweetSearch Biographies offers profiles and outstanding search results for thousands of famous-or infamous-people from many walks of life, professions and countries, spanning many centuries.

Biographies - by Sweet Search

Our filters help you choose the intriguing people you want to learn more about. Looking for female African American authors, for example? Choose Women from the categories on the left, then select African American and Author as your filters.