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Showing Grade 11, Unit 1, Evolution of Democracy in America
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Inroduction to the Women's Suffrage Movement

http://www.nmwh.org/exhibits/exhibit_frames.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Explore this site by the National Women's History Project to see pictures, documents, songs, biographies and much more related to the history of women's suffrage. Standards 8.6.6 and 11.10.7

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1734

John F. Kennedy Library and Museum

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here are primary photos and sources on the JFK Presidency. There are biographies of John and of Jacqueline Kennedy, landmark speeches, JFK in history, materials on Civil Rights and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Standards 11.9.3, 11.9.4, 11.10.2, 11.11.2, 12.7.8

Comments: http://www.jfklibrary.org/

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 302

John Muir Exhibit

http://www.sierraclub.org/john_muir_exhibit/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The John Muir Exhibit features the life and legacy of John Muir, naturalist, writer, conservationist, and founder of the Sierra Club. The contents include the writings of John Muir, a bibliographic resources, educational resources, pictures, and links to external resources. Standard 11.11.5

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1835

Landmark Supreme Court Cases

http://www.landmarkcases.org/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site was specifically designed for edcators to teach about watershed Supreme Court Cases. Included are background summaries, diagrams of the cases' movement through the courts, excerpts of opinions, and links to the full text of decisions for: Marburry v. Madisn, McCullah v. Maryland, Gibbons v. Ogden, Dred Scott v. Sandford, Plessy v. Ferguson, Brown v. Board of Education, Mapp v. Ohio, Gideon v. Wainwright, Miranda v. Arizona, Tinker v. Des Moines, U.S. v. Nixon, Regents of CA v. Bakke, New Jersey v. T.L.O., Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier, and Texas v. Johnson. Standards 11.10.2, 12.5.3 and 12.5.4 civics

Comments: This is a very easy to use reference site.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1927

Mapping the National Parks

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/gmdhtml/nphtml/nphome.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The Mapping the National Parks collection documents the history, cultural aspects and geological formations of areas that eventually became National Parks. The collection consists of approximately 200 maps dating from the 17th century to the present, reflecting early mapping of the areas that would become four National Parks, as well as the parks themselves. Production of this collection is being supported by a generous gift from The Rockefeller Foundation. Standard 11.11.5

Comments: McREL Geog Standard # 17.Understands how geography is used to interpret the past

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2066

Martin Luther King Jr.

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/mlk/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Few people have had as much impact on people's understanding of human rights as Martin Luther King. Learn about the man, the movement, the legacy and the holiday at this Seattle Times site. There are discussion questions also. Standards 11.3.1, 11.10.4 and 11.10.5

Comments: This site is found again and again as a key resource in other website on King. There is an opportunity at this site for online discussion about King's life and legacy.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2106

Martin Luther King's Letter from Birmingham Jail--a Rhetorical Analysis

http://faculty.deanza.fhda.edu/schultzmary/stories/storyReader$884

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This colorful rendition of the Letter from a Birmingham Jail analyzes King's words line-by-line by the type of argument he is making: Purple: the opposition's arguments; Red: use of an emotional appeal or pathos; Green: use of appeal to authority or reputation or ethos; and Blue: use of an appeal to logic or logos. Standard 11.10.5

Comments: This is a valuable resource for a humanities classroom and is a technique that could be applied by students to other famous speeches.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2109

National Organization for Women

http://www.now.org/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The National Organization for Women's homepage has general information on women's issues, news support group information and internet resources. Standard 11.10.7 and 12.3.2 civics

Comments: Excellent resource for general data on women's issues for both government and economics.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2260

Not For Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony

http://pbs.org/stantonanthony/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Take an interactive, virtual trip through the domestic spaces and public places important to the women's suffrage movement. Read scholarly articles, letters, and biographical information about Stanton and Anthony, take a multimedia look at the suffrage movement from the 1840s to the 1920s with a Flash feature, participate in online forums, access classroom resources and much more. Standards 8.6.6 and 11.10.7

Comments: As with all PBS sites, this will be short term so enjoy it while it lasts!

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2333

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

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