Abraham Lincoln's Crossroads. About the Exhibit: Abraham Lincoln’s Crossroads is an educational game based on the traveling exhibition Lincoln: The Constitution & the Civil War, which debuted at the National Constitution Center in June 2005.
The online game is intended for advanced middle- and high-school students. It invites them to learn about Lincoln’s leadership by exploring the political choices he made. An animated Lincoln introduces a situation, asks for advice and prompts players to decide the issue for themselves, before learning the actual outcome. At the end of the game, players discover how frequently they predicted Lincoln’s actions. George Washington.
EnchantedLearning.com is a user-supported site. As a bonus, site members have access to a banner-ad-free version of the site, with print-friendly pages.Click here to learn more. (Already a member? Click here.) George Washington (1732-1799) was the first President of the United States of America. Early Life: George Washington was born on February 22, 1732, in Westmoreland County, Virginia. French and Indian War: As a young man, Washington joined the Virginia militia. Marriage: Washington married Martha Custis (born June 2, 1731 - died May 22, 1802) in 1759.
The Ben Franklin Story Part 2: America's Diplomat. The Ben Franklin Story Part I: The Inventive Genius. European History Online. Treasures from The National Archives. Plato. On Violence and Nonviolence: The Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi. Poster, printed by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, questions the role of the Mississippi State Highway Patrol in violence against blacks.Courtesy, McCain Library and Archives, University of Southern Mississippi.
Civil rights protesters encourage a boycott in Grenada, Mississippi.Courtesy, McCain Library and Archives, University of Southern Mississippi. Mississippi Valley State University students protest the decision by then-President James Herbert White to expel all students who were involved in protesting civil injustice and curriculum issues, specifically the lack of a Black Studies program.Courtesy, McCain Library and Archives, University of Southern Mississippi. Protest march for voting rights in McComb, Mississippi. Courtesy, McCain Library and Archives, University of Southern Mississippi. By Curtis J.
Civil Rights Movement Timeline (14th Amendment, 1964 Act, Human Rights Law) Jan. 23 The 24th Amendment abolishes the poll tax, which originally had been instituted in 11 southern states after Reconstruction to make it difficult for poor blacks to vote.
Summer The Council of Federated Organizations (COFO), a network of civil rights groups that includes CORE and SNCC, launches a massive effort to register black voters during what becomes known as the Freedom Summer. It also sends delegates to the Democratic National Convention to protest—and attempt to unseat—the official all-white Mississippi contingent. July 2. The Underground Railroad: Escape From Slavery Student Activity.
African-American Civil Rights Movement (1954–68) The African-American Civil Rights Movement or 1960s Civil Rights Movement encompasses social movements in the United States whose goals were to end racial segregation and discrimination against black Americans and to secure legal recognition and federal protection of the citizenship rights enumerated in the Constitution and federal law.
This article covers the phase of the movement between 1954 and 1968, particularly in the South. A wave of inner city riots in black communities from 1964 through 1970 undercut support from the white community. The emergence of the Black Power movement, which lasted from about 1966 to 1975, challenged the established black leadership for its cooperative attitude and its nonviolence, and instead demanded political and economic self-sufficiency. During the same time as African Americans were being disenfranchised, white Democrats imposed racial segregation by law. Violence against blacks increased, with numerous lynchings through the turn of the century. Civil Rights Movement. Search Results - History.com. Civil Rights for Kids: Timeline. What can Teachers Learn from Nelson Mandela to Make a Difference? We teach language to help people communicate.
Why do people want to communicate? To express the human story through myth, inspiration and powerful transformation. Search: civil rights. Civil Rights Movement - Kids History Videos, Games and Lessons that Make Learning Fun and Easy. "Can't Turn Me 'Round" (Civil Rights Song) performed by The Roots. African American History: From Emancipation to the Present.
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Middle Ages for Kids. Internet History Sourcebooks. Update Information 2006: In 2006 the Internet Medieval Sourcebooks and associated sourcebooks are undergoing a major overhaul to remove bad links and add more documents. 1.
This project is both very large and fairly old in Internet terms. At the time it was instigated (1996), it was not clear that web sites [and the documents made available there] would often turn out to be transient. As a result there is a process called "link rot" - which means that a "broken link" is a result of someone having taken down a web page. In some cases some websites have simply reorganized sub-directories without creating forwarding links. 2. 3. The Internet Medieval Sourcebook is organized as three main index pages, with a number of supplementary documents. NetSERF: The Internet Connection for Medieval Resources. Medieval History: Life in the Middle Ages & Renaissance. Medieval and Renaissance Fact and Fiction.
Maps to be Used for the History of Europe. Periodis Web - A Historical Atlas and Gazetteer of Europe from Year 1 to 2000 Europe in Year 2000 Europe in Year 1900 Europe in Year 1800 Europe in Year 1700.
V I K I N G S : T H E N O R T H A T L A N T I C S A G A. A medieval mystery - The National Archives. Tax records can tell us a great deal about life in the Middle Ages. They don’t usually come with pictures, but this one does. It is a cartoon from 1233 during the reign of King Henry III. It’s a detailed, complex cartoon and it is a bit of a mystery. It was found on an Exchequer Roll, a kind of government document recording various payments that is stored rolled up. This roll listed tax payments made by Jewish people in the city of Norwich in Norfolk. Tasks 1. A castlePitchforksA set of scalesA womanA crownDevils 2. 3. 4. History - Conquest Trail. Medieval Calendar Calculator. History: British History in-depth. Introduction to the Renaissance. Medieval and Renaissance Fact and Fiction. European History. Civilization: The Rise of Europe. Old Maps Online.
Studentsfriend. World History : HyperHistory. Internet History Sourcebooks. Internet Ancient History Sourcebook The Internet Ancient History Sourcebook has expanded greatly since its creation, and now contains hundred of local files as well as links to source texts throughout the net.
See Introduction for an explanation of the Sourcebook's goals. See the Help! Page for all the help on research I can offer. Although I am more than happy to receive notes if you have comments on this web site, I cannot answer specific research enquiries [and - for students - I cannot, or rather will not, do your homework.] World History - Free History Video Lectures. National Geographic Kids. Teach World History! Custom Search.