Sophomore Research Paper Web Sites – 20th Century General American History Web Sites: American Memory from the Library of Congress



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Web Sites – 20th Century



General American History Web Sites:


American Memory from the Library of Congress
http://rs6.loc.gov/amhome.html
Primary sources related to American culture and history

Chronology of U.S. Historical Documents
http://www.law.ou.edu/ushistory/index.shtml
Historical documents arranged in chronological order

U.S. History Internet Source
http://www.hist.umn.edu/~hist20c/internet/
Links to U.S. History sites arranged by century (Click on relevant 20th Century time period.)

The Presidential Sites IDEA Network
http://www.ibiblio.org/lia/president/pressites/
Links to sites related to the presidents

Yahoo 20th Century Categories
http://dir.yahoo.com/Arts/Humanities/History/U_S__History/By_Time_Period/20th_Century
Follow the links to events and people of each decade: the 20's (Flappers, Jazz Age, Prohibition, Rosewood, Scopes Trial); the 30's (The Great Depression, FDR, Herbert Hoover, The New Deal); the 40's (World War II, Truman) and more.


Sites on Specific Research Paper Topics:


A-Bomb WWW Museum
http://www.csi.ad.jp/ABOMB/
U.S./Japan cooperative project to provide accurate information about the atomic bomb.

African American History Links (Yahoo)
http://dir.yahoo.com/Regional/Countries/United_States/Society_and_Culture/Cultures_and_Groups/Cultures/American__United_States_/African_American/History/

African-American Mosaic: Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture
http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/african/intro.html
Includes links to various aspects of African American history, including Scottsboro Boys, Rosewood, Harlem Renaissance, etc.

Age of Imperialism: An On-line History of the United States
http://www.smplanet.com/imperialism/toc.html
Expansion in the Pacific, the Spanish-American War, Panama Canal, and U.S. intervention in Latin America.

Charles Lindbergh
http://www.charleslindbergh.com/
Information on Lindbergh's aviation, isolationism during World War II, and the kidnapping of his son

Famous Trials
http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/ftrials.htm
Materials from famous trials, such as Sacco-Vanzetti, Scopes, Scottsboro, Lindbergh kidnapping, etc.

American Prohibition
http://prohibition.osu.edu/
Chronologically arranged links to material on Prohibition

Franklin D. Roosevelt Library and Museum
http://www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu/
Biographical and political links concerning FDR and Eleanor

Harlem: Mecca of the New Negro
http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/harlem/index.html
Electronic edition of the 1925 Survey, a journal of social work in America in the 20's. This entire issue was devoted to the New Negro and the Harlem Renaissance in literature, music, art, etc.              

Holocaust Cybrary
http://www.remember.org/
Links to many Holocaust resources.

Immigration in American Memory
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpedu/features/immig/immigration_set1.html
From the Library of Congress, this site explores America as it grows and has grown, the surge of immigrants in the early 20th century, and immigration today.

Labor History Sites (Yahoo)
http://dir.yahoo.com/Arts/Humanities/History/U_S__History/By_Subject/Labor/
Links to sites on U. S. Labor History from child labor, to unions, women, African-Americans, etc.      

The Life of Henry Ford
http://www.hfmgv.org/exhibits/hf/
Provides basic information about Henry Ford

New Deal Network
http://newdeal.feri.org/
Covers the Depression to the early 1940's.  Includes stories, radio broadcasts, speeches, letters, photos, cartoons, etc.

Spanish-American War
http://www.zpub.com/cpp/saw.html
Causes and effect of the war

The Progressive Movement
http://www.eagleton.rutgers.edu/e-gov/e-politicalarchive-Progressive.htm
Archive of information about the Progressive Era

Teddy Roosevelt’s Legacy: The Panama Canal
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/tr/panama.html
Provides background on the decision to build of the Panama Canal

Versailles and Peacekeeping
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/wwone/
Discussion of the treaty and links to other BBC sites about World War I

Women's History Sites (Yahoo)
http://dir.yahoo.com/Arts/Humanities/History/U_S__History/By_Subject/Women_s_History/
Links to sites on women's history from suffrage, to work, fashion, African-American women, etc.

World War I: Trenches on the Web
http://www.worldwar1.com/
World War I timeline, history, reenactments, literature, etc.

World War II Links (Yahoo)
http://dir.yahoo.com/Arts/Humanities/History/By_Time_Period/20th_Century/Military_History/World_War_II/

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