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Hiroshima Archive

http://www.lclark.edu/~history/HIROSHIMA/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This Hiroshima Archive is intended to serve as a research and educational guide to those who want to gain and expand their knowledge of the atomic bombing. Standards 10.8.6 and 11.7.7

Comments: Excellent source for research-need storage space for sound and picts.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1543

Israel Country Studies

http://www.country-studies.com/israel/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This study site is an attempt to treat the dominant social, political, economic, and military aspects of contemporary Israeli society in a concise and objective manner. Sources of information included scholarly journals and monographs, official reports of governments and international organizations, foreign and domestic newspapers, and numerous periodicals. The early sections of the index relate to sixth grade content and the later topics are great for high school classes studying World War I, the holocaust or Arab-Israeli policy. Standards 6.3.0, 10.6.2, 10.9.6, and 11.7.5

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 498

Japanese Internment

http://www.geocities.com/allmyluvisurs/9066.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site contains both points of view on internment and presents primary source material to support them. There is an excellent section on web sites and documents. Standard 11.7.5 and 12.2.1 civics

Comments: Award winning , well put together, a complete site.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1804

Life and Work of George Hoshida

http://www.janm.org/hoshida/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site documents the story of George Hohida, a Japanese-American in the camps during World War II. The site honors the spirit and talent of George Hoshida (1907-1985), who, as an incarcerated artist, used pencil and brushwork in a series of notebooks he kept between 1942 and 1945 to record daily life in internment. Standard 11.7.5

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1976

Life Interrupted

http://www.lifeinterrupted.org/html/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site describes Japanese internment camps Rohwer and Jerome in Arkansas during WWII. Created as a partnership between the University of Arkansas and the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles, the resources for teachers and students are well-researched and thee interface is beautiful. Included are an interactive timeline, photos, and VR panoramas. Standard 11.7.5, civics 12.7.5, and 12.10

Comments: This site has wonderful photos and primary sources.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1981

Marshall Plan: 1947-1952

http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/cold.war/episodes/03/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This web site was designed to accompany episode 3 of the CNN Cold War series. It includes primary resource documents, an interactive map, newsreel footage, biographical information, and news articles from Time Magazine to Pravda. Standards 10.9.3 and 11.7.8

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2102

More Perfect Union, A: Japanese Americans and the U.S. Constitution

http://americanhistory.si.edu/perfectunion/non-flash/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site explores a period of U.S. history when racial prejudice and fear upset the delicate balance between the rights of a citizen versus the power of the state. Focusing on the experiences of Japanese Americans who were placed in detention camps during World War II, this exhibit is a case study in decision- making and citizen action under the U.S. Constitution. Experience the story of this Smithsonian Exhibit through interactive galleries that combine images, music, text and first-person accounts. Standard 11.7.5

Comments: Flash 5 plug-in is required for maximum access to the site.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2203

Pictures of World War II

http://www.archives.gov/research/ww2/photos/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The Second World War was documented on a huge scale by thousands of photographers and artists who created millions of pictures. American military photographers representing all of the armed services covered the battlefronts around the world. Here are hundreds of primary source pictures from World War II organized into 22 categories and individually labeled. Standards 11.7.1, 11.7.2, 11.7.3, 11.7.4, 11.7.5, 11.7.6, and 11.7.7

Comments: These National Archives photos can be projected for whole class viewing or used in student projects.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2454

Powers of Persuasion Exhibit: Poster Art from World War II

http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/powers_of_persuasion/powers_of_persuasion_home.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The American propaganda war during World War II is presented with eleven posters and a sound file from the National Archives. There is also an explanation of the psycological techniques used for each poster. Standard 11.7.4

Comments: These World War II posters were often done by famous artists of the time. The explanations for each poster could be an isolated lesson in propaganda techniques.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2500

Remembering Nagasaki the Photos of Yosuke Yamahata

http://www.exploratorium.edu/nagasaki/mainn.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Produced by the Exploratorium, this site has a set of photos by Yamahata of Nagasaki after the atomic bomb. It includes a recent survey of the Web public about the decision to drop the bomb. There is also a good set of links under the Commemorations section. Standards 10.8.6 and 11.7.7

Comments: This is a first rate production.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2624

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