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America: A Narrative History, 8e: W. W. Norton StudySpace

America: A Narrative History, 8e: W. W. Norton StudySpace
US History Tours powered by Google Earth. This new format traces historical developments across time, touching down on locations vital to our nation's heritage and development. Points of interest in each tour launch primary and multimedia sources. Download Tours: To download: Windows users: right-click, "save link as"; Mac users: ctrl+click, "save as". If you haven’t done it already, download Google Earth™ and install it on your computer. Related:  TAIS Social Studies

Five Ways to Visually Explore Wikipedia Wikipedia is one of the first places that students often go to get some background information on a topic they're researching. Besides just going to and entering a search, there are some other ways to explore the content of Wikipedia. Here are five ways that students can visually explore Wikipedia's content. Wiki Mind Map is a resource for visually exploring Wikipedia. Wiki Mind Map is essentially a search engine for Wikipedia articles that uses the Google Wonder Wheel concept. Wikihood is a neat way to explore the world in your web browser. Wiki Field Trip is a neat website for exploring Wikipedia entries about places around the world. The Full Wiki offers an interesting mash-up of Google Maps and Wikipedia entries. One of the standard layers in Google Earth is the Wikipedia layer.

NationStates | create your own country Primary Source Sets | Teacher Resources - Library of Congress Teachers Abraham Lincoln: Rise to National Prominence Speeches, correspondence, campaign materials and a map documenting the free and slave states in 1856 chronicle Lincoln’s rise to national prominence Alexander Hamilton Manuscripts, images, and historic newspapers document the life and accomplishments of Alexander Hamilton American Authors in the Nineteenth Century: Whitman, Dickinson, Longfellow, Stowe, and Poe A selection of Library of Congress primary sources exploring the topic of American authors in the nineteenth century, including Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Edgar Allan Poe. Top

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U.S. Geography Lesson Plans US Geography Resources: U.S. Census BureauState facts, information, and teaching materials for all grade levels. Collections of U.S. General/Misc. Geography Twister A lesson plan for grades 3-5 in which students learn U.S. geography through physical activity. Building America An elementary lesson plan in which students learn about iconic U.S. buildings. 50 States Fifty States From ProTeacher, this site offers resources and lesson plans for teaching about the 50 states. Teacher Guide to 50 States of AmericaLesson plans, worksheets, and information. 50 States and CapitalsActivities and materials. Explore Your State with MapsA K-2 Lesson plan from National geographic. Geographic Regions Regions of the United States Lesson plans for teaching all 50 states! Regions of the U.S. Regions of Our Country An elaborate sample lesson plan from Social Studies Alive. Regions of the United States: A Geographic Perspective A middle grade lesson plan from National Geographic. Lake Erie Scavenger Hunt U.S.

Stats about all US cities - real estate, relocation info, house prices, home value estimator, recent sales, cost of living, crime, race, income, photos, education, maps, weather, houses, schools, neighborhoods, and more Modern Faith, America in the 1920s, Primary Sources for Teachers, America in Class, National Humanities Center Trinity Church, New York City, 1916 4. Modern Faith The world's awry, undone! The Wayfarer, 1919 One year after the end of World War One, a religious drama opened in New York City that attracted full audiences for weeks. In its myriad forms, the search for "modern faith" in the Twenties reflected two concurrent drives—the need to affirm human goodness, hope, and salvation after the apocalyptic world war, and the struggle to accommodate modernity with traditional and revered belief systems. How Americans addressed this question is sampled in the commentary excerpted here. Discussion Questions Which two of the following were major components of the search for "modern faith" in the 1920s? Framing Questions How was modernity defined in the Twenties? Printing Collected commentary on modern faith 9 pp. Supplemental Sites Images: – Trinity Church and graveyard, New York City, photograph, ca. 1916 (detail). Answer to discussion question #1: b, c.

Documents vidéo D'excellentes adresses de sites pour trouver du matériel vidéo en anglais pour l'histoire et la géographie. Ce site propose des ressources très variées concernant l'histoire (de la généalogie aux émissions les plus sérieuses). Un espace est plus particulièrement dédié aux enseignants. Le site mérite qu'on l'explore. National Archives Les archives nationales de Grande Bretagne proposent un dossier dédié au cinéma (fiction, documentaires, actualités cinématographiques). European NAvigator Le site européen "ENA" (European NAvigator) propose au côté de très riches documents d'archives des vidéo sur les différentes étapes de la construction européenne. Library of Congress Le site de la Bibliothèque du congrès propose une riche collection de documents filmés qui sont en lien avec l'histoire des Etats-Unis (publicité, femmes, société, politique), intulée "American Memories". The Economist Emilangues