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US History

by allison park
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History Matters

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American Memory

Added 10/10/2007
A rich collection of more than 50 archives covering a wide variety of American topics and issues: research heaven."

Added 09/26/2007
Web site devoted to U.S. history with links to other sites, quizzes, and reference material.

The Historian's Toolbox

Added 09/26/2007
A six-unit online tutorial to start a beginning history student in topic selection, topic survey, and basic research strategies. Information literacy standards are used in the teaching of selection, use, and evaluation of resources. Each unit is accompanied by a quiz to reinforce learning.

Internet Modern History Sourcebook

Added 10/01/2007
The Internet Modern History Sourcebook is one of series of history primary sourcebooks. It is intended to serve the needs of teachers and students in college survey courses in modern European history and American history, as well as in modern Western Civilization and World Cultures.

Science and Invention

Added 10/10/2007
Looks at inventors & inventions that changed our lives: the telegraph, photophone, animation, sewing machine, ice cream cone, nuclear fission, flight, & others. It includes Thomas Edison's journals & failed inventions, & Alexander Graham Bell's notebook entry describing the first successful experiment with the telephone (March 10, 1876). George Westinghouse, James Smithson, Benjamin Banneker, & Samuel Morse are among others profiled. (LOC)

US Government Archives

Added 10/01/2007
United States Government Archives.
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