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Showing Grade 5, Unit 8d, Statehood: West and Southwest
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Shawnee Indians

http://www.tolatsga.org/shaw.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site by Lee Saltzman, Native American historian includes information about the history of the Shawnee, It includes major events, pre-contact population, locations, and cultural information. It links to sites on the Catawba, Cherokee, Delaware, Erie, Huron, Kickapoo, Mahican, Neutrals, and Susquehannock. Standards 5.6.6 and 8.8.2

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2759

Texas, Texans, and the Alamo

http://www.cah.utexas.edu/exhibits/TexasExhibit/Texas1.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Original documents and pictures with short excerpts about each one - 1828 to 1850. Standards 5.8.6, and 8.8.6

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2949

The Big Empty

http://www.blm.gov/education/00_resources/articles/the_big_empty/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The Great Basin has long been thought of as vast and vacant. Mountain men, explorers and military expeditions crossed the Basin throughout the first half of the nineteenth century, most looking for something else, like a river passage to the sea. Wave after wave of emigrants moving to California and Oregon saw the Basin as a place to get through as quickly as possible. Learn about the environment of the Great Basin, including plants, animals, minerals, water, and damage that man has done in this region. Standard 5.8.2 and 5.8.4

Comments: The maps are excellent at this Bureau of Land Management site.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2969

Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/diplomacy/mexico/mxtreaty.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This presentation of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo which ended the Mexican American War, provides background, a map, and links to photo copies of the handwritten text of sections of the Treaty. Take time to read as much of Article X that is here. It was stricken out by the U.S. Senate before they would sign the Treaty. Standards 4.3.5, 5.86 and 8.8.6

Resource Type: True.

Resource ID: 3208

Fremont in the Conquest of California

http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist6/fremont.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: These are the words of John Bidwell describing first-hand the events of 1845-1847 that led to the Bear Flag Republic. The text was first published in 1891 and is now part of the Museum of San Francisco website. Standards 3.3, 4.3.5 and 5.8.6

Comments: The text is rather long, but interesting and suprisingly close to modern writing.

Resource Type: True.

Resource ID: 1305

Lone Star Junction

http://www.lsjunction.com/

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: The Lone Star Junction site contains documents and text concerning early Texas history. It is a wonderful resource. Standard 5.8.6 and 8.8.6

Comments: This is a commercial site and links to many other areas, but it has some great material for eighth grade. Check it out.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2007

Mexican War Campaigns

http://www.army.mil/cmh-pg/reference/mwcmp.htm

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This site contains a chart of the major campaigns and a brief description of the battles in the Mexican-American War. Standards 4.3.5, 5.8.6 and 8.8.6

Comments: Text may be challenging for some students.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2159

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