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HISTORY
American History
Issues in US History
Daily Life in History

ISSUES
Issues: Understanding Controversies
Issues and Controversies


Online Newspapers (NY Times, LA TImes, WSJ, Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor)




PRIMARY SOURCES


SPECIFIC DOCUMENTS
Bill of Rights
Dred Scott v. Sanford
Emancipation Proclamation
13th Amendment
14th Amendment
15th Amendment
Plessy v. Ferguson
19th Amendment
Executive Order 9066 (Japanese Relocation)
Brown v. Board of Education
Civil Rights Act
Voting Rights Act

COLLECTIONS
Say It Plain, Say It Loud: African-American Speeches (Audio)
Documenting the American South
The Abolition Movement
Frederick Douglass Papers
American Slave Narratives
The Amistad
Slave Voices



CIVIL RIGHTS, GENERAL

Stand Up For Your Rights!
From Slavery to Civil Rights (interactive)
Do I Have a Right? (interactive game)
Black History Pages (organized collection of links)
Voices of Civil Rights
Reason (Images)
Civil Rights Movement (Collection of videos)
SLAVERY
PBS: Africans in America

Slavery in America
Amistad Trials
The Underground Railroad(Interactive)
Slave Rebellions
Slaverebellion.org
Emancipation Proclamation
John Brown Trial
PEOPLE
Biography.com
Abraham Lincoln
Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property
PBS: John Brown's Holy War
Rob Williams: Negroes with Guns
Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement
The Emmett Till Story
Lyndon B. Johnson
Thurgood Marshall
Thurgood Marshall
Rosa Parks


Susan B. Anthony
CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT

Rise and Fall of Jim Crow
What Was Jim Crow?
Jim Crow Museum

We Shall Overcome
Eyes on the Prize
PBS: Freedom Riders (includes online video)
Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement
The Murder of Emmett Till
Emmitt Till Murder Trial
Montgomery Bus Boycott
The First Bus Boycott
They Changed the World (Bus Boycott)
Bus Boycott
Black Panthers
Scottsboro Boys Trials

Powerful Days in Black and White (Images)
OTHER GROUPS

A Class Apart (Mexican-Americans)
Indivisible: African and Native Americans
We Have a Story to Tell: Native Americans
Native American Boarding Schools
Assimilation Through Education
Sacco-Vanzetti Trial
Children of the Camps
Japanese Internment Camps
*Japanese Internment Through Film:
HARLEM RENAISSANCE

**Harlem 1900-1940: Primary source material
**Drop Me Off In Harlem: Music, text and images of the Harlem Renaissance. From the Kennedy Center.
Langston Hughes,
The Harlem Renaissance:
**Web Guides: Harlem Renaissance: LOADS of links from the Library of Congress
WOMEN'S RIGHTS

Women's Suffrage
Women's Suffrage
Susan B. Anthony Trial

From Suffrage to Women's Lib:

The Women's Movement:

CWLU Herstory Project:

Controversies:

Slavery, or States Rights?
Was Lincoln the Great Liberator?




MEDIA
Bill of Rights (Part I)

Malcolm X