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Showing Grade 8, Unit 12d, Grangerism and Populism
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Quotes from Mark Twain

http://www.twainquotes.com

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here are quotes from Mark Twain categorized by key word and alphabetically accessed. There ae also interviews and articles by the great author. Some are quite funny and others show his political and social philosphies. Standards 8.12.8 and 11.2.8

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2559

Capital and Labor: 1882-1901

http://www.learner.org/biographyofamerica/prog17/index.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Explore the issues behind the Populist Movement and the election of 1896. As wealth became more and more concentrated in a few hands, hopes of workers to share in America's incredible progress seemed to be more remote. In the decade leading up to 1900, Capital and Labor clashed in enormous struggles for the soul of the nation. In 1894 alone there were 1,400 industrial strikes. The only hope seemed to undermine the political power of the wealthy through a new Populist Party. Standards 8.12.8, 8.12.7, and 11.2 general

Comments: This Biography of America site has a map, a primary source photo, a timeline, a webography and the transcript of the video discussion of the historical period.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 587

Horace Greeley 1811-1872

http://unr.edu/homepage/fenimore/greeley.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site has a biography, quotations and photograph of Horace Greeley. Standards 8.12.3, 8.12.6, and 8.12.8

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1635

Granger Movement

http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/history/A0821549.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This is a brief encyclopedia article from Infoplease about the American Granger Movement of the late 1860's and the 1870's. This agrarian movement took its name from the National Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry, an organization founded in 1867. Its local units, called granges became political forums and increased in number as channels of farmer protest against economic abuses, especially excessively high railroad freight rate. Standard 8.12.8

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1405

John Ross: A North Georgia Notable

http://ngeorgia.com/people/ross.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: Though John Ross was only one-eighth Cherokee, he practiced and honored his American Indian heritage. After election as Chief of the Cherokee Nation he fought hard against Indian removal through every legal process possible. In the end he lost and was forced to lead his people on the Trail of Tears. Standards 5.3.4 and 8.8.2

Comments: This commercial site has annoying advertisements but is the most readable source on John Ross.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1838

Theodore Roosevelt's Inaugural

http://www.bartleby.com/124/pres42.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: Theodore Roosevelt's Inaugural Address, Saturday, March 4, 1905. This speech gives insight into TR's thoughts on the responsibility of the United States as a world leader. Standards 8.12.8,11.4.2, and 11.4.4

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3123

William Jennings Bryan

http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAbryan.htm

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This Grolier biography of William Jennings Bryan gives background on him as a person and as a presidential candidate. Standards 8.12.8 and 11.4.2

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3467

William Jennings Bryan on Imperialism

http://www.boondocksnet.com/ai/ail/bryan.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: Although often described by scholars focusing on presidential politics as the champion of the anti-imperialist cause, William Jennings Bryan (1860-1925) had an uneasy relationship with the organized anti-imperialist movement. Standards 8.12.8, and 11.4.2

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3465

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Showing Grade 8, Unit 12d, Grangerism and Populism
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