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Elections Around the World

http://www.electionworld.org/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Search an alphabetical list of countries for the dates and results of elections held all over the world. Standards 10.10.2 and 12.9.8

Comments: This page is useful for comparative government and parliamentary government studies.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1066

Environmental Issues - Center for Policy Studies

http://www.ncpa.org/pi/enviro/envdex3.html#10

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The Center for Policy Studies is a centrist think tank that provides policy briefings to government and buisness on a wealth of national and international issues.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1105

Gate of Heavenly Peace

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/gate/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The film "Gate of Heavenly Peace" documents the history of the 1989 pro-democracy movement and reflects the drama, tension, humor, absurdity, heroism, and many tragedies of the six weeks from April to June in 1989. Through this process, the film reveals how the hard-liners within the government marginalized moderates among the protesters (including students, workers and intellectuals), while the actions of radical protesters undermined moderates in the government. Moderate voices were gradually cowed and then silenced by extremism and emotionalism on both sides. This site a wealth of resources on the event. Standard 10.10.2

Comments: This seems to be a balanced interpretation of the history of the democratic movement in China and it is recommended by PBS.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1334

Global Connections: The Middle East

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/globalconnections/mideast/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This PBS site has a rich set of materials on the Middle East organized in three parts. The first is a timeline outlining Middle Eastern history since 1900. Then readers are invited to explore the Middle East through a theme such as politics, science, economics, etc. Then there are big questions such as: What has been the role of natural resources in the politics and economy of the region? Standards 10.10.1, 10.10.2, and 11.10.6

Comments: There are lesson activities connected to these resources. Flash plug-in is necessary to fully appreciate this site.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1387

Historic Text Archive: Mexico

http://historicaltextarchive.com/sections.php?op=listarticles&secid=21

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This set of primary resources on Mexico is divided into five sections for easier use.Section 1 has documents related to pre-Columbian Mexico. Section 2 has documents for the conquest and colonial period. Section 3 has nineteenth century resources. Section 4, on the twentieth century, is broken into units: the 1910-1917 revolution, the post-revolutionary period, the Salinas years, and modern times. Standard 7.7.0 , 10.10.0 , and 12.9.6 civics

Comments: View American foreign policy from the perspective of the other country at this rich site.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1559

In-depth Coverage: Israel and the Palestinians

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/in_depth/middle_east/2001/israel_and_the_palestinians/default.stm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: BBC News offers this set of resources providing perspectives not usually seen in the American press. There is a heavy dose of daily news but the site also features a series of historical maps, a timeline, an archive of news coverage about the dispute, including a timeline, voices from the conflict, a feature on Jerusalem's holy sites, and profiles of key players. Standards 10.9.5, 10.10.1 and 11.9.6

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1705

INCORE Regional Internet Guides

http://www.incore.ulst.ac.uk/cds/countries/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The map on the home page takes you directly to information on the world's "hotspots." Guides provide information about Internet resources on the conflict and the ethnic and economic data specific to the particular countries and regions. This information is indexed by continent and then by country. It is based on information not found on other Internet sources and offers and different perspective from the CIA World Factbook.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1709

Israeli-Palestinian: Behind the Conflict

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/in_depth/middle_east/2001/israel_and_the_palestinians/default.stm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This BBC site has information on the Arab-Israeli conflict that is not always available from American sources. In addition to news coverage and a summary of events in the last three years, there are useful maps and a timeline of history since 1948. The section called "Voices from the Conflict" provides fascinating and valuable mulitple perspectives on the issues. There are profiles of the leaders, key documents, Standards 10.10.2, and 11.9.6

Comments: This site doesn't deal with U.S. policy but will be a wonderful resource in evaluating the causes and impact of that policy.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1786

National Security Institute

http://www.nsi.org/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The Institute maintains advice to Americans traveling and doing business in the world. It has links to U.S. Terrorism laws and advice issued by the government. It has links to consular data on all countries. Standards 11.9.4, 12.7.8 government, and 12.6.3 economics

Comments: Good research site for Model United Nations and International Studies students.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2263

Palestine Facts and Information

http://www.passia.org/index_pfacts.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This extremely rich site by PASSIA, The Palestinian Academic Society for the Study of International Affairs in Jerusalem includes Facts and Figures about Palestine's history, geography, population, personalities, religion, nationalism, refugees, settlements, economy, education, human rights, etc., and as well as maps of both historical and modern boundaries and issues. Standards 10.9.6, 10.10.1, 10.10.2, 10.10.3,

Comments: This site has many hard-to-find materials, including documents, maps, and photos, for the study of the Middle East and the Palestine question from the late 19th century to today.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2401

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