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Showing Grade 12, Unit 9a, Fascism, Communism, and Authoritarianism
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20th Century Governments

http://users.erols.com/mwhite28/20c-govt.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This website has definitions of various types of government and charts showing relative porportions of those governments worldwide. There is a hotlink to the Oxford Economic Atlas which shows another system of classification. Maps decade-by-decade in the 20th century show the countries of the world by government types. Standard 10.10.2 and 12.9.1 civics

Comments: Maps are large enough to project for whole class presentations and would make excellent prompts for creating test questions.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 21

Capitalism's Crises and Critics

http://www.distance-ed.bcc.ctc.edu/econ100/ksttext/marx/marx.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Karl Marx (1818-1883) helped shape much of 20th century thinking about the nature of capitalism, the interrelationship of society and technology, and the very way in which we understand history. After a brief introduction to some of the critics of capitalism who preceded Marx, this site examines the major elements of Marxist thought as it applies to economics and to economic history. Standards 10.3.6 and civics 12.9.1

Comments: This site was written by Kit SimsTaylor of Bellevue College for the economics textbook Human Society and the Global Economy.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 589

Great Economists and Their Times

http://www.frbsf.org/publications/education/greateconomists/frames.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is a hotlinked timeline of the great economicsts of the world that was put together by the Fedreal Reserve of San Francisco. Users select the topic and expalitory information appears about economic theoriests fro the 1730s to the 1940s. Standard 12.9.1 civics 12.1.5 economics

Comments: A Treasure Hunt Game accompanies the site.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1445

Marx/Engels Internet Archive

http://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is a very complete site by the University of Colorado. It consists of a library, biographical material, and a photo gallery. Another area looks at other writers of the socialist philosophy. Some links include biography. Standards 10.3.6 and 12.9.1 civics

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2112

Nazi & Soviet Art

http://www.goodart.org/artofnz.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: While the Nazi and Soviet political movements were undoubtedly among the most vile developments of the 20th century, they inspired works of art which have the ability to expose some of the best and worst that art can achieve. See them here. Standard 10.7.3 and 12.9.1 civics

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2293

Nazi Propaganda Archive

http://www.calvin.edu/academic/cas/gpa/ww2era.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Read speeches translated into English, see posters, pamphlets, and instructions for propagandists. You can even read an article from an SS newspaper attacking Superman. Standards 10.7.3, 10.8.5, and 12.9.1 civics

Comments: This site was developed and is maintained by Randall Bytwerk Calvin College.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2295

Schools of Economic Thinking

http://cepa.newschool.edu/het/index.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This web site is a collection of links and information on the history of economic thought, from the ancient times until the modern day. It is designed for students and the general public who are interested in learning about economics from a historical perspective. Although this page has been developed under the auspices and is hosted by the Department of Economics of the New School for Social Research, it was set up independently by Goncalo L. Fonseca and Leanne J. Ussher. Standards 10.3.6, civics 12.9.1 and economics 12.1.0

Comments: This site is well organized and describes complex ideas in a manner that is comprehensible.

Resource Type: True.

Resource ID: 2711

Code Napoleon

http://www.crf-usa.org/bria/bria15_2.html#code

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The Napoleonic Code is one of the most enduring outcomes of the French Revolution. Unlike British and American Common Law, the Napoleon made the Civil Laws created by legislatures are more important than legal precedent set by courts. Napoleon's Code became the law in territories he conquered and has strong influence even today. Even in America this Code can be seen in the legal structure of state governments such as Louisiana and New York, and in Federal statute. Standard 10.2.4 and 12.9.1 civics

Comments: This CRF "Bill of Rights in Action" article is accompanied by discussion questions and a brief role-play activity.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 743

Cybrary of the Holocaust

http://www.remember.org/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a very comprehensive compilation of resources on the Internet concerning the Holocaust with lots of visuals that could be used in student projects. It contains guide for teachers, historical perspectives, and witness sections. Standards 10.8.5 and 12.9.1 civics

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 869

Experience Nicaragua

http://library.thinkquest.org/17749/index.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This student ThinkQuest project provides a rich multilingual introduction ot Nicaragua's culture, history and economy. See the sites, read the poetry, and take a multimedia journey through the Nicaragua. Standard 11.9.3 and 12.9.5

Comments: This student-developed site sometimes scrimps on scholarship, especially in the area of economics, but it is a valuable resource for taking a look at the impact US-Latin America policy.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1149

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