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Showing Grade 12, Unit 7a, Levels of Government: National
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BosniaLINK

http://www.dtic.mil/bosnia/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: BosniaLINK is the official Department of Defense information site about U.S. military activities in Operation JOINT FORGE, the NATO peacekeeping mission in Bosnia. Standards 10.9.8, 10.10 and 12.7.8 civics

Comments: This site is a valuable resource for the study of issues in the California H/SS Framework Appendix A.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 426

Diplomats Online

http://www.diplomatsonline.org/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Diplomats Online is a resource about foreign service and affairs information. You can access diplomats online as well as other people interested in foreign affairs. It is funded by the Japan-United States Foundation to "understand the global community." Standard 12.7.5

Comments: Great source for the international studies units and programs.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 948

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

National Security Institute

http://www.nsi.org/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The Institute maintains advice to Americans traveling and doing business in the world. It has links to U.S. Terrorism laws and advice issued by the government. It has links to consular data on all countries. Standards 11.9.4, 12.7.8 government, and 12.6.3 economics

Comments: Good research site for Model United Nations and International Studies students.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2263

New Deal Network

http://newdeal.feri.org/index.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The New Deal Network includes a database of photographs, political cartoons, and texts (speeches, letters, and other historic documents) from the New Deal period. Every few months new features are added. These include lessons and student projects. Standards 11.6.2, 11.6.3, 11.6.4, and 12.6.2 civics

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2305

Peace Corps

http://www.peacecorps.gov/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The Peace Corps home page has news about the Corps, plus pages on global education, volunteering for the Peace Corps and stories from Peace Corps Volunteers. Standard 12.7.8 civics

Comments: Excellent site for finding out about President Kennedy's legacy, which is still representing the U.S. to the world.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Resource ID: 2418

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

Bosnia War Crimes Tribunal

http://www.courttv.com/archive/casefiles/warcrimes/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Review the war crimes trial of Bosnian Serb Dusko Tadic. This is the first international war crimes trial since World War II. Court TV has links to a description of events marking preparation for and the trial itself. A comparison to Nuremburg is also included. Standard 10.9.5 and 12.7.8 civics

Comments: This is a fascinating examination of international law.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 425

Center for Defense Information

http://www.cdi.org

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a resource for military spending, treaties, arms trade, security, foreign policy and nuclear arms proliferation. Standard 11.9.4 and 12.7.7 civics

Comments: Explores issues such as the military-industrial complex, foreign policy and the national debt.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 608

CIA World Factbook: Iraq

https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/print/iz.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site has current and historical information on Iraq provided by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. It gives social, political, geographic, cultural and other basic reference information including a map. Standards 10.10 all, 11.9.6, and 12.7.8 civics

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 678

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