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Richard Nixon Video Archive

http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/medialist.php?presid=37

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site has video clips of major events of the Nixon presidency, with emphasis on those related to Watergate. Standard 11.11.4

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2642

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 Berkeley Free Speech Movement: Civil Disobedience on Campus

http://www.crf-usa.org/bria/bria16_3.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The Berkeley Free Speech Movement was one of the first of the 1960s university student protests that challenged authority and criticized the way things were. This Constitutional Rgiths Foundation article outlines the issues and the history of this pivotal event in the Civil Rights Movement. There are discussion questions and a 1996 extension of the issues. Standard 11.10.5 and 12.2.1 civics

Comments: This article is well written and aligns well with California History-Social Science Content Standards.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2967

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

The Whole World Was Watching: An Oral History of 1968

http://www.stg.brown.edu/projects/1968/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: In this oral history project directed by Brown University, students from South Kingston High School interviewed a diverse body of Rhode Islanders about what they remember of the year 1968. Topics include the Vietnam War, the Civil Rights Movement, the assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert Kennedy, and women's issues. The timeline has hot links to web resources about people and events of the era. Standards 11.9.3, 11.9.4 and 11.10.4

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3115

TR: An American Lion

http://www.history.com/classroom/tr_webcast/videos.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here are seven short media clips on the Theordore Roosevelt admistration from the History Channel. They examine the various roles that TR in his presidency through an examination of the topics: Northern Securities trust debate - T.R. as trustbuster; Coal Miners Strike - T.R. as peacemaker in industrial disputes; Acquisition of Panama Canal Zone - T.R. carries a big stick; Construction of the Panama Canal - T.R. and his big ditch; Forestry Service established -- T.R. as preservationist; residency as a powerful activist institution - T.R increases executive power; and Panama Canal's Military Importance -- T.R. as military leader. Each clip has discussion questions. Standards 11.2.9, 11.4.4, 11.11.5, and 12.7.8

Comments: Requires Windows Media.sitx which is downloadable at the site.

Resource Type: Sound or Music.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3814

Tumultuous 1960s

http://www.gilderlehrman.org/teachers/module21/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This overview of the 1960s by Gilder Lehrman has essays written for students and teachers on an arrary of topics from the era including: Thurgood Marshall, Rosa Parks, Eisenhower and Civil Rights, Little Rock, the March on Washington, the Civl Rights and Voting Rights Acts, Women's Liberation, the Equal Rights Amendment, the LaRaza and Native American Power Movements, and environment. Standard 11.10.3, 11.10.4, 11.10.5, 11.10.6, and 11.10.7

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3722

United Nations Environment Program Homepage

http://www.unep.ch/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The United Nation's Environment homepage has conventions/treaties on the aspects of the environment. It has a wealth of data on global resources and international trade aspects of these resources. Standards 10.9.8 and 11.11.5

Comments: This site has application also to international trade issues.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3290

Votes for Women

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/vfwhtml/vfwhome.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This Library of Congress exhibit has extensive and varied resources related to the campaign for women's suffrage in the U.S. Many photos and cartoons are included. Standards 8.6.6 and 11.10.7

Comments: This is an excellent source for creating document-based questions.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3391

With an Even Hand: Brown v. Board at Fifty

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/brown/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: With an Even Hand: Brown v. Board at Fifty

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3478

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