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Showing Grade 11, Unit 11, The U.S. Since 1975
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Buffalo War

http://www.pbs.org/buffalowar/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Since the shooting of more than 1,000 Yellowstone National Park bison in the winter of 1996-97, the park's border has become the focal point of clashes among three factions: environmental activists, Native Americans and cattle ranchers. They have unique perspectives on the bison slaughter and use vastly different tactics to make themselves heard. Standard 11.11.5

Comments: This site supports the PBS film of the same name but has enough information to stand alone as a tool to learn about the conflicts over environmental issues.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 467

Environmental Protection Agency's Global Warming Web Site

http://yosemite.epa.gov/oar/globalwarming.nsf/content/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is information pertaining to the science of global warming and current and projected impacts of global warming. Standard 11.11.5

Comments: If you are looking for information on "climate change," "the greenhouse effect," or "global warming, " you've come to the right place.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1107

Evoluton of the Conservation Movement 1850-1920

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/amrvhtml/conshome.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The Evolution of the Conservation Movement, 1850-1920, documents the historical formation and cultural foundations of the movement to conserve and protect America's natural heritage, through books, pamphlets, government documents, manuscripts, prints, photographs, and motion picture footage drawn from the collections of the Library of Congress. Standard 8.12.5, 11.2.9, 11.11.5

Comments: This is part of the PBS site "Borders."

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1136

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

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

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

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

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

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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