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Showing Grade 8, Unit 6, American Northeast: 1800-1850
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One Hundred Years toward Suffrage: An Overview

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/naw/nawstime.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This page holds a timeline of women's history in the United States. Standards 8.6.6 and 11.10.7

Comments: This timeline is easy-to-read and understand.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2363

Reconstruction and Its Aftermath

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/aaohtml/exhibit/aopart5.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This Library of Congress American Memory site on Reconstruction is broken into four parts: Forever Free, Black Exodus, Fruits of Reconstruction, and The Role of the Black Church, each with great information about post Civil War America. The primary source material is rich and well explained. Standards 8.11.1, 8.11.2. and 8.11.3

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3642

Suffragists Oral History Project

http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/ROHO/projects/suffragist/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: In the early 1970s the Suffragists Oral History Project, under the auspices of the Bancroft Library's Regional Oral History Office, collected interviews with twelve leaders and participants in the woman's suffrage movement. Tape-recorded and transcribed oral histories preserved the memories of these remarkable women, documenting formative experiences, activities to win the right to vote for women, and careers as leaders of the movements for welfare and labor reform, world peace, and the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment. Now, 25 years later, the nineteenth century meets the twenty-first as the words of these activist women, born from the 1860s to the 1890s, are made accessible via the Internet. Standards 8.6.6 and 11.10.7

Comments: You will need RealAudio to access this site.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2877

The Great Irish Famine

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/victorians/famine_01.shtml

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The death of so many during the Irish Potato Famine cannot be accounted for with a single explanation. One must consult Cultural History, Political History, Economic History, History of Plants and of Fungus, the History of Climate and of Geology to describe the complex entity known as the Great Potato Famine. Explore these primary source writings, political cartoons, and related sources. Standard 8.6.3

Comments: This is a British Broadcasting Corporation site.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3017

The Trial of Susan B. Anthony

http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/anthony/sbahome.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: More than any other woman of her generation, Susan B. Anthony saw that all of the legal disabilities faced by American women owed their existence to the simple fact that women lacked the vote. She challenged this inequity by casting her ballot in Rochester, New York on November 5, 1872. Her trial for illegal voting created an opportunity for Anthony to spread her arguments for women's suffrage to a wider audience than ever before.... Follow the details of the trial here supported by a biography of Anthony, a timeline, the petition to Congress, the Nineteeth Amendment, a bibliography and much more. Standards 8.6.6 and 11.10.7

Comments: This is part of Doug Linder's Famous Trials website at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Law School.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3095

Absalom Jones

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part3/3h85.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Absalom Jones was a black preacher who organized the first black Episcopal Church. This PBS site has links to primary source material on his life and work. Standard 8.6.4 and 11.3.1

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 66

Elizabeth Blackwell: America's First Woman M.D.

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/blackwell/index.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Organized in the format of a web museum, this site traces the struggle of Elizabeth Blackwell to open the field of medicine to women through photographs and primary source documents. It was America's loss that she spent the last 40 years of her life in England. Standards 8.6.6 and 11.10.7

Comments: This site by the National Library of Medicine has awesome primary material that has been thumbnailed for easy loading but may be easily read when selected and increased in size.

Resource Type: Web Museum.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1072

Emily Dickinson Electronic Archives

http://www.iath.virginia.edu/dickinson/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site has selections of poetry, some letters and primary source documents related to Emily Dickinson's life. Standard 8.6.7

Comments: Useful for an interdisciplinary unit on 19th c. American society but somewhat difficult reading.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1077

Godey's Lady's Book

http://www.history.rochester.edu/godeys/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here are text and illustrations from one of the most popular books of the 19th century for women. This issues shown are from 1850. They help readers understand the separate life that women led before the suffragette movement. Standard 8.6.6 and 11.10.7

Comments: Not user friendly.

Resource Type: True.

Resource ID: 1395

History of Women's Suffrage

http://www.rochester.edu/SBA/suffragehistory.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site by the Anthony Center for Women's Leadership at the Univeristy of Rochester has a timeline for the women's suffrage movement, and biographical information about the movement's key leaders Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. There is also a brief history on the Seneca Falls Convention. Standards 8.6.6 and 11.10.7

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1607

41 resources found; showing 10 per page, sorted by Rating then by Title...
Showing Grade 8, Unit 6, American Northeast: 1800-1850
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