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Showing Grade 10, Unit 2, Rise of Democratic Ideas: Glorious, American, and French Revolutions
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Thomas Jefferson's Inaugural Addresses

http://www.bartleby.com/124/pres16.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site has both of Thomas Jefferson's Inaugural Speeches as president. It is interesting to compare the differences in issues between his two terms. Standards 5.5.4, 8.3.4, 11.1.3, and 12.1.4

Comments: This is a useful site for AB3086

Resource Type: True.

Resource ID: 3143

Thomas Jefferson: Man of the Millennium

http://www.history.org/Media/flash/Jefferson/main.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site on Thomas Jefferson discusses his contributions to the founding of American freedom and includes eight pieces of his writing and one by Abraham Lincoln referring to Jefferson. The primary source writings include: Jefferson's Instructions for his Tombstone; the Declarations of Jefferson and of the Congress (Declaration of Independence); Jefferson's Report of the Commissioners Appointed to Fix the Site of the University of Virginia; the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom; Jefferson's Classification scheme for his library that became the Library of Congress in 1815; Jefferson's sketch of Colonial Expansion ca. 1784 & Report on Government for Western Territory, March 1, 1784; Jefferson's First Inaugural Address, March 4, 1801; and a letter by Benjamin Rush to Thomas Jefferson. Standards 8.2.5, 8.4.1, 8.4.2, 10.2.1, and 12.1.3

Comments: This site was developed by the Jefferson Legacy Foundation.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3142

Users Guide to the Declaration of Independence

http://www.founding.com/home.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site by the Claremont Institute focuses on the Declaration of Independence and other founding documents, asking key questions to guide readers to understanding. What is so special about the Declaration of Independence? What Do the Ideas of the Declaration Mean for Individual Citizens? Do the Principles of the Declaration Include Us All? What is equality? Does Equality Mean Equal in All Respects? Equality of Rights: What is the Basis of Human Equality? What Is a Right and What is Not? and Are there Natural Rights Other than those Listed in the Declaration? Standards 5.5.3, 8.1.2, 10.2.2, 11.1.0, and 12.1.3 civics

Comments: This site can be studied on different levels. Its essays Race and the American Founding, Property Rights and the American Founding, Property Requirements for Voting and the American Founding, Immigration Restrictions and the American Founding, and Religion and the American Founding can guide a whole course in American history at middle or high school.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1283

Versailles

http://www.chateauversailles.fr/en/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This official web site of the Versailles palace shows us what absolutism and excess is all about. The site contains 360 degree views of the Hall of Mirrors, the kings bedroom, and the courtyard. Students can read biographical and historical text with links to photographs. There is even a map of the site that allows you to click on various buildings for information and photographs. Standards 10.2.4, 10.6.1 and 10.6.3

Comments: Part of the site is still under construction. It may be accessed in English, French and Spanish.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3339

Virtual Library of Simon Bolivar

http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Acropolis/7609/eng/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Simon Bolivar was a very dedicated patriot who dreamed of a united Latin America. He was honored with the title "Liberator" for his role in the wars of independence. Although his vision was never realized, his personal sacrifice is honored in many Latin American republics today. This site is a mix of primary and secondary matieral written in English and Spanish. Standards 8.1.3, 10.2.3

Comments: This site is in both Spanish and English.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3367

Aristotle

http://www.philosophypages.com/ph/aris.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Aristotle was the most notable student of Plato. When Plato died, Aristotle returned to his native Macedonia, where he is supposed to have participated in the education of Philip's son, Alexander (the Great). Although the surviving works of Aristotle probably represent only a fragment of all he wrote, they include his investigations of an amazing range of subjects, from logic, philosophy, and ethics to physics, biology, psychology, politics, and rhetoric. His work was a basis for much of the scientific thought of medieval Europe. Standards 6.4.8, 7.10.1, 10.1.2, and 12.1.1

Comments: This Philosophy Pages site has clear writing designed for students.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 299

Biographies of the Founding Fathers

http://www.archives.gov/national-archives-experience/charters/constitution_founding_fathers.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site by the National Archives has short biographies plus good portraits of the 55 delegates indexed by state. Ones who did not sign the constitution are designated. Select "Meet the Founding Fathers." Standards 3.4.6, 5.7.2, 8.2.4, 11.1.2, and 12.1.4

Comments: Good starting point for students' study of Constitutional Convention delegates.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 390

Charters of Freedom

http://www.archives.gov/national-archives-experience/charters/charters.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site shows National Archive copies of the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and Bill of Rights. Standards 3.4.3, 5.5.3, 5.7.2, 8.1.2, 11.1.2, 12.1.3, and 12.1.6

Comments: Good graphic reproductions of original documents with explanations.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 621

Code Napoleon

http://www.crf-usa.org/bria/bria15_2.html#code

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The Napoleonic Code is one of the most enduring outcomes of the French Revolution. Unlike British and American Common Law, the Napoleon made the Civil Laws created by legislatures are more important than legal precedent set by courts. Napoleon's Code became the law in territories he conquered and has strong influence even today. Even in America this Code can be seen in the legal structure of state governments such as Louisiana and New York, and in Federal statute. Standard 10.2.4 and 12.9.1 civics

Comments: This CRF "Bill of Rights in Action" article is accompanied by discussion questions and a brief role-play activity.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 743

Declaration of Independence

http://www.cs.indiana.edu/statecraft/decl.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a primary source document showing America's Declaration of Independence. Standards 3.4.3, 5.5.1, 5.5.3, 7.11.4, 8.2.1, 8.2.2, 10.2.2, 11.1.2, and 12.2.1 civics

Comments: Required reading under AB3086.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Resource ID: 910

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