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
Primary sources related to American culture and history

Chronology of U.S. Historical Documents
Historical documents arranged in chronological order

U.S. History Internet Source
Links to U.S. History sites arranged by century (Click on relevant 20th Century time period.)

The Presidential Sites IDEA Network
Links to sites related to the presidents

Yahoo 20th Century Categories
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
U.S./Japan cooperative project to provide accurate information about the atomic bomb.

African American History Links (Yahoo)

African-American Mosaic: Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture
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
Expansion in the Pacific, the Spanish-American War, Panama Canal, and U.S. intervention in Latin America.

Charles Lindbergh
Information on Lindbergh's aviation, isolationism during World War II, and the kidnapping of his son

Famous Trials
Materials from famous trials, such as Sacco-Vanzetti, Scopes, Scottsboro, Lindbergh kidnapping, etc.

American Prohibition
Chronologically arranged links to material on Prohibition

Franklin D. Roosevelt Library and Museum
Biographical and political links concerning FDR and Eleanor

Harlem: Mecca of the New Negro
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
Links to many Holocaust resources.

Immigration in American Memory
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)
Links to sites on U. S. Labor History from child labor, to unions, women, African-Americans, etc.      

The Life of Henry Ford
Provides basic information about Henry Ford

New Deal Network
Covers the Depression to the early 1940's.  Includes stories, radio broadcasts, speeches, letters, photos, cartoons, etc.

Spanish-American War
Causes and effect of the war

The Progressive Movement
Archive of information about the Progressive Era

Teddy Roosevelt’s Legacy: The Panama Canal
Provides background on the decision to build of the Panama Canal

Versailles and Peacekeeping
Discussion of the treaty and links to other BBC sites about World War I

Women's History Sites (Yahoo)
Links to sites on women's history from suffrage, to work, fashion, African-American women, etc.

World War I: Trenches on the Web
World War I timeline, history, reenactments, literature, etc.

World War II Links (Yahoo)

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Updated 2/07

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