History & Social Studies

History and Social Studies

US Constitution -- Civil War -- Colonial America -- Lewis & Clark/Louisiana Purchase -- Mexican-American War -- Immigration -- Jim Crow Laws -- World War I -- Progressive Era -- Roaring Twenties -- Great Depression -- World War II -- The Fifties -- Civil Rights -- USII

World History -- Economics -- Psychology -- Sociology -- Personal Histories

Link to History and Social Studies eCollection eCollection resources

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20th C Great Events   20th C Great Lives
Great Events Great Lives
eBooks

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US Constitution
& Constitutional Debate Resources
Facts on File Issues & Controversies: US Constitution Facts on File Issues & Controversies: US Constitution

Gale's Discovering Collection: US History Gale's Discovering Collection: US History 
Gale's Discovering Collection: US History


Gale's Opposing Viewpoints Gale's Opposing Viewpoints: US Constitution

EBSCOhost: US Constitution EBSCOhost: US Constitution journals, newspapers & magazines


EBSCO Point of View EBSCO Point of View: US Constitutional History


EBSCO SRC: US ConstitutionEBSCO Student Research Center: US Constitution History  Recommended Sort


Scopes Monkey Trial Scopes Monkey Trial


Videos on demand Archival Films & News Reels Videos
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Civil War

Pictures, Photos, and Images:

Copyright-free or Creative Commons –

[PW = may need school’s username & password]


Library Books and eBooks:
      Civil War - Library Resources

  American Civil War

Primary Sources: Websites

Primary Sources: Databases – (PW)


     Encyclopedia Britannica        ABC-Clio Civil War

Video Clips


Citation Resources – 

EasyBib Citation Maker

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Colonial America

Colonial Flag Pathfinder: The Colonies

Welcome to the New World

Life in the 13 Colonies

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Lewis & Clark/Louisiana Purchase 

Chronological History of US 
U.S. Presidential Elections
Lewis & Clark Expedition
Lewis & Clark Exploration
Zebulon Pike Expedition
Zebulon Pike
Zebulon Pike's Journal
US Capitol
Sedition Act
Cotton Gin
Louisiana Purchase
Louisiana Purchase
Steam Engine
US Constitution
Marbury v. Madison
Marbury v. Madison - Supreme Court Decision
John Marshall

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Mexican-American War

U.S.: Mexican War, 1846-1848

Westward Expansion  

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Immigration

VIRTUAL Tour: Immigrant life in the 19th and 20th centuries

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Jim Crow Laws (Note: to access some of these sites from home, use school's username & password)

Jim Crow Laws - Separate Is Not Equal

Issues: Jim Crow Laws - PBS

A Brief History of Jim Crow - Constitutional Rights Foundation

ABC-Clio: American Government: Jim Crow Laws

Davis, Ernie. Britannica Biographies, 2010, p1-1, 1p.

Ernie Davis. Great Athletes, 2001, p568, 4pAbstract: Profiles football player Ernie Davis.

"I'm not unlucky" By: Davis, Ernie; August, Bob. Saturday Evening Post, 3/30/1963, Vol. 236 Issue 12, p60-62, 3p;     (then click on "PDF Full Text" link)

Abstract: Recounts American football player Ernie Davis' story of his youth, manhood, triumphs, and struggle against leukemia. Attitude of Davis upon being told of his leukemia condition; recognition as the first Negro to win the Heisman award for the best collegiate football player in the U.S.; and concentration on Davis' happy years during his stay in the hospital.

The Express. Sports Illustrated Kids, Oct2008, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p14-14, 1/2p, 1 color; 

Abstract: An interview with actor Rob Brown is presented. When asked why he was interested in doing the movie, he responds that it was important for football fans to learn who Ernie Davis was. He claims that he went on a diet for the movie and lost 30 pounds. He mentions that when he meets athletes, he become starstruck.

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World War I
   
                                                     
The Aerodrome: Aces and Aircraft of World War I
BBC News: The Great War: 80 Years On

The Covenant of the League of Nations
League of Nations Chronology 

A Chronological Perspective of the League of Nations
Encyclopedia of the First World War  
EyeWitness: History through the Eyes of Those Who Lived It: World War I   
The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century   
Great War Series    
The Great War Society   
Introduction to First World War Poetry   
Lost Poets of the Great War   
Photos of the Great War    
Propaganda: Wartime Propaganda: World War I   
Propaganda Postcards of the Great War   
First Call: American Posters of World War One    
The Versailles Treaty: June 28, 1919  
World War I: Trenches on the Web   
Women and WWI    
Encyclopedia of the First World War: Women and War   
Encyclopedia of the First World War: Trench War 

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The Progressive Era

Resources for Creating Online PresentationsLiveBinder [Digital Storytelling Tools]


More Creative Commons and Copyright-free ImagesPictures,
and Photos for Use in School-based Presentations: click here

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The Roaring Twenties 
1920s
The Great Gatsby and 1920s

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The Great Depression

America from the Great Depression to WW II
America in the 1930s 
American Life Histories 
In search of the American hobo
New Deal Network
American History 1930-1939
Riding the Rails 
Photographs from the 1930s: from Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information
Surviving the Dust Bowl
Voices from the Dust Bowl
A Case of Unemployment
The Depression News: The 1930s
The Story of Hoover Dam
New Deal Network
The Great Depression (Herbert Hoover Presidential Library)
Stock Market Crash of 1929 (the 'what')
Stock Market Crash of 1929 (the 'why') 

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World War II 

Nizkor Project (holocaust, death camps, Nuremberg Trials)  http://www.nizkor.org/

Rutgers Oral History Archives http://oralhistory.rutgers.edu/military-history/29-conflict-index 

American Women’s History:  WWII  http://www.mtsu.edu/~kmiddlet/history/women/wh-wwii.html

Women Come to the Front http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/wcf/wcf0001.html

Remembering Nagasaki http://www.exploratorium.edu/nagasaki/

Hiroshima Archive Google Earth 3D: http://hiroshima.mapping.jp/ge_en.html

Atomic Archive http://www.atomicarchive.com/

Marshall Plan https://history.state.gov/milestones/1945-1952/marshall-plan

George C. Marshall http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/marshall/m9.html

Pearl Harbor Raid, 7 Dec. 1941  https://www.history.navy.mil/our-collections/photography/wars-and-events/world-war-ii/pearl-harbor-raid.html 

Japanese Launch Attack on Pearl Harbor  http://mapmaker.education.nationalgeographic.com/

Pearl Harbor: Conspiracy Theories  http://faculty.virginia.edu/setear/students/japanwc/LinkPage.htm

USS Arizona Memorial http://www.nps.gov/nr/twhp/wwwlps/lessons/18arizona/18arizona.htm

World War II in Europe – Timeline  http://www.historyplace.com/worldwar2/timeline/ww2time.htm#1939

World War II:  Asiatic-Pacific Theater 1941-1946  http://www.history.army.mil/html/reference/army_flag/ww2_ap.html

World War II Theaters  http://www.westpoint.edu/history/sitepages/wwii%20european%20theater.aspxm

American Cultural History The Twentieth Century: 1940-1949  http://daviesscountyhistoricalsociety.com/2004/06/08/notes-over-1940-1950/

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The Fifties

Cold War Museum http://www.coldwar.org/

Cold War:  Dwight D. Eisenhower  http://edition.cnn.com/video/?/video/bestoftv/2014/05/06/cold-war-ep-8-nuke-war.cnn&iref=allsearch&video_referrer=http%3A%2F%2Fedition.cnn.com%2Fsearch%2F%3Fquery%3DCold%2520War%2520Eisenhower%26intl%3Dtrue%26sortBy%3Drelevance

Civil Rights Movement http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/119368/American-civil-rights-movement

Civil Rights Era http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/aaohtml/exhibit/aopart9.html

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/aaohtml/exhibit/aointro.html

American Cultural History  http://admin.bhbl.neric.org/~mmosall/ushistory/textbook/Chapter%2027%20Postwar%20America/ch%2027%20sect%203%20Pop%20Culture.pdf

1950’s History – "Baby Boomers" 
 http://www.history.com/topics/baby-boomers

McCarthyism http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McCarthyism

Cold War:  Nuclear Arms Race  http://www.history.com/topics/cold-war/arms-race

The Arms Race http://science.howstuffworks.com/nuclear-arms-race.htm

Nuclear Weapons:  Origins and Legacy  http://www.nobelprize.org/educational/peace/nuclear_weapons/readmore.html

Space Events of the 20th Century: The 1950s  http://www.seasky.org/space-exploration/space-timeline-1600-1960.html

Sputnik: The World's 1st Artificial Satellite http://www.space.com/17888-first-satellite-sputnik-1-explained-infographic.html

The Korean War http://www.korean-war.com/

Korean War FAQ http://www.centurychina.com/history/krwarfaq.html

Korean War Commemoration http://archive.defense.gov/home/features/2010/0610_korea60ann/

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Civil Rights
[You 
may need the school’s username & password]

Defining moments of the civil rights movement

   Civil Rights Cases

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World History



History World
More than 10,000 events from world history to search with timelines


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Economics




The Economics of the Christmas Tree Industry

Films on demand
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Psychology

APS Teaching Resources

Learning Styles: Differentiating for Instruction

Learning Styles: Educational Philosophies

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Sociology

AIDS ribbonSociology of Health



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©2014 Arlen Kimmelman, Librarian, CRHS Library
last updated 5/23/2017