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Fox Lane High School » Library » 10th Grade Global History

ABC-CLIO World History: The Modern Era includes essays, biographies, timelines, images, maps, and more covering the history of the world since 1500. 
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101 Great Sites for Social Studies Class

The Internet Ancient History Sourcebook is a vast collection of primary source documents.

101 Great Sites for Social Studies Class

Hyperhistory Online

Timeline of Art History, from the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Maps

Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection: Historical Maps, at the University of Texas at Austin

Countries of the World

ABC-CLIO World Geography, from ABC-CLIO, is an A to Z arrangement of countries of the world, with historical background, overviews, facts about the government, brief biographies, documents, and printable maps. 
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The CIA World Factbook has overviews, including maps, on countries of the world covering the areas of geography, economy, history, politics and population.

Country Studies. This website contains the on-line versions of books previously published in hard copy by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress as part of the Country Studies/Area Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy.

Current Events

ProQuest indexes the contents of thousands of magazine and newspaper titles, including the New York Times. It provides the fulltext of most of them, and images for many articles.
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New York Times: World This section of the New York Times has news articles from the Times and other news organizations, as well as video, photographs, interactive features, and maps, organized by country.

Christian Science Monitor: World

Washington Post: World

BBC News World Edition

September 11 News.com

September 11, 2001 News Archives: The 9/11/2001 Terrorist Attack on America. Archives in Images, Photos, & Newspapers from the September 11th, 2001 Attacks at the WTC & Pentagon.

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Silk Road

History of the Silk Road

The History of Silk 

The Silk Road (source for photographs of locations along the Silk Road)

Silk Road Virtual Art Exhibit 

The Silk Road

The Silk Road: Connecting Cultures, Creating Trust

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The Muslim World

Islamic Studies Resources (University of Georgia)
 
Islamic World to 1600 (University of Calgary)
 
Islamic History Links
 
Muslim Heritage
 
Internet Medieval Sourcebook: Islam (Fordham)
 
Primary Sources
 
Ibn-Battuta
 

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Exploration

You Wouldn't Want To Be An Arctic Explorer!

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Renaissance

ABC-CLIO World History: The Modern Era includes essays, biographies, timelines, images, maps, and more covering the history of the world since 1500.
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Internet Modern History Sourcebook (primary source documents)

Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet has biographical information on Shakespeare, as well as historical, social and critical information on the plays.

Shakespeare-Online.com has background, analysis, essays and more. 

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, from MIT, has the complete texts of the plays online

William Shakespeare (1564-1616), a section of the Internet Public Library's Online Literary Criticism Collection, has links to a number of sites that have criticism and analysis of Shakespeare's plays. 

Grove Art Online
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Grove Music Online
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Enlightenment

ABC-CLIO World History: The Modern Era includes essays, biographies, timelines, images, maps, and more covering the history of the world since 1500.
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Encyclopedia Americana

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Internet Modern History Sourcebook has primary sources.

Paris: City of Light, produced by students at Mt. Holyoke College, has information on the salons and social life of Paris.

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Revolutions

ABC-CLIO World History: The Modern Era includes essays, biographies, timelines, images, maps, and more covering the history of the world since 1500.
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Internet Modern History Sourcebook

History of International Migration Site: Industrial Revolution

Victorianweb

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Napoleon

ABC-CLIO World History: The Modern Era includes essays, biographies, timelines, images, maps, and more covering the history of the world since 1500.
At-Home Access

Encyclopedia Americana
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Internet Modern History Sourcebook has primary sources.

Napoleon Bonaparte Internet Guide has information about Napoleon's life and career, the Napoleonic Code, etc., and links to other sites.

Napoleonic Guide, with information about Napoleon's career, primary source documents, information about the Napoleonic Era and warfare, and more. 

 Napoleon, from PBS, has background information and a timeline.

Napoleon.org, a gateway to research on Napoleon, is from the Fondation Napoleon. 

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Opium Wars

The Chinese Opium Wars-A Gateway Site

England and China: The Opium Wars, 1839-60

Commissioner Lin Ze-xu's Letter to Queen Victoria

The Opium War and Foreign Encroachment, from Columbia's East Asian Curriculum Project: China: A Teaching Workbook.

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Industrial Revolution

ABC-CLIO World History: The Modern Era includes essays, biographies, timelines, images, maps, and more covering the history of the world since 1500.
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Internet Modern History Sourcebook: Industrial Revolution

Marxists.org

The Victorian Web

Industrialisation: Agricultural Revolution in England 1500-1850, on the BBC History Homepage.

History of International Migration Site: Industrial Revolution

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Latin American Revolutions

ABC-CLIO World History: The Modern Era includes essays, biographies, timelines, images, maps, and more covering the history of the world since 1500.
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Internet Modern History Sourcebook: Latin America in the 19th Century 

Historical Text Archive: Articles, Latin America 

Historical Text Archive: Links, Latin America

Haitian Revolution, 1794-1804, from PBS

Internet Resources on Latin American Revolutions and Revolutionary Movements by Professor Carlos Aguirre, Department of History, University of Oregon has links to photographs and posters, especially from the Mexican Revolution.

e-texts:

Pages of Glory on Simón Bolívar, The South American Washington,  by Daniel A. Del Río  

Neighbors, Mexico and the United States,  by Donald J. Mabry and Robert J. Shafer

Additional Links to Latin American History 

WWW Virtual Library: Latin American Studies

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World War I 

ABC-CLIO World History: The Modern Era includes essays, biographies, timelines, images, maps, and more covering the history of the world since 1500.

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World War I Document Archive

Internet Modern History Sourcebook: World War I 

Historical Text Archive: World War I 

WWW Virtual Library: United States WWI

1914-1918: The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century (PBS)

World War One (BBC)

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World War II 

ABC-CLIO World History: The Modern Era includes essays, biographies, timelines, images, maps, and more covering the history of the world since 1500.
At-Home Access

Encyclopedia Americana

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Internet Modern History Sourcebook: World War I 

Churchill 

10 Downing Street - Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill includes a biography of Sir Winston Churchill This is the official Web site of the British prime minister. 

Churchill Introduction This site examines Churchill's role in the 1945 bombing of Dresden. 

Winston Churchill, a biography of Winston Churchill from an online encyclopedia on British history offered by Spartacus, a U.K. educational publisher.

The Nobel Foundation website has biographical background on Churchill and his acceptance addresses for his Nobel Prize in Literature.

George Marshall

CNN - Cold War Episode 3: Marshall Plan: 1947-1952 has a wealth of information about the Marshall Plan, including facts, interviews, historical documents, images, and more. 

Former Secretaries of State has chronological profiles and portraits of all former U.S. secretaries of state. From the official Web site of the U.S. Department of State.

George C. Marshall Foundation is the web site of the Marshall Foundation, a memorial for the author of the Marshall Plan. 

Mussolini

Death of the Father, by the Cornell Institute for Digital Collections contains photos and audio clips illustrating totalitarian nature of the authority of Mussolini, Hitler, Hirohito, Ceausescu, Stalin, and Tito; their deaths; and the end of their regimes.

The History Place - World War Two in Europe Timeline is a time line of events that led to World War II and of WWII itself, with photos and links to articles on specific events and places. 

Franklin Delano Roosevelt


American Presidents,
from PBS, has the  history of the American presidency .It's based on the PBS series "The American President." 

American Presidents: Life Portraits is the companion to C-Span's series on American presidents.

Character Above All: An Exploration of Presidential Leadership This is the online companion to the PBS program "Character above All"; it analyzes the personalities of several 20th-century U.S. presidents.

EyeWitness - The 20th Century has first-person accounts of some crucial, memorable, and dramatic events in the history of the 20th century. 

The American Experience: Presidents The online companion to PBS's 'American Experience' series offers biographical information and political records of U.S. presidents of the 20th century from Theodore Roosevelt to William Jefferson Clinton.

TIME 100: Leaders & Revolutionaries - Franklin Delano Roosevelt A profile of Franklin D. Roosevelt, part of Time magazine's Web section celebrating the 100 most important people of the 20th century.

Stalin 

CNN - Cold War CNN's Web site complementing its 'Cold War' documentary series offers a wealth of material on the most important ideological confrontation of the 20th century. Includes historical documents, interviews, articles, images, biographies, and more.

Death of the Father This project by the Cornell Univ. Institute for Digital Collections presents photos and audio clips illustrating totalitarian nature of the authority of Mussolini, Hitler, Hirohito, Ceausescu, Stalin, and Tito; their deaths; and the end of their regimes.

History of Modern Russia College lecture notes on the history of Russia by Prof. Gerhard Rempel at Western New England College. 

Museum of Communism, created and maintained by Prof. Bryan Caplan at the Department of Economics, George Mason University (Virginia).

Reader's Companion to Military History - - Stalin, Joseph, from 'Reader's Companion to Military History,' offered online by the publisher Houghton Mifflin. 

Soviet Archives Exhibit, from the Library of Congress, this exhibit provides historical background, images, and texts of Soviet political documents.

Tojo

The Jewish Virtual Library - Biographies has an extensive collection of biographical profiles of people directly or indirectly linked to Jewish history. 

Truman

American President
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/amerpres/
Resource on the history of the American presidency and the nature of policy-making, based on the PBS series 'The American President.' Profiles, historical documents, video clips.

American Presidents: Life Portraits This is from C-Span's series on American presidents. It has facts, a portrait, texts, audio files, references, and links.

Character Above All: An Exploration of Presidential Leadership This is the online companion to the PBS program "Character above All"; it analyzes the personalities of several 20th-century U.S. presidents.

EyeWitness - The 20th Century has first-person accounts of some crucial, memorable, and dramatic events in the history of the 20th century. 

The American Experience: Presidents The online companion to PBS's 'American Experience' series offers biographical information and political records of U.S. presidents of the 20th century from Theodore Roosevelt to William Jefferson Clinton.

The Official White House Website offers information on the activities of government, facts about the president and vice president, biographies of all past presidents and first ladies.

Yamamoto

The Jewish Virtual Library - Biographies has an extensive collection of biographical profiles of people directly or indirectly linked to Jewish history. 

TIME 100 is a website with information on who they consider the one hundred most important people of the twentieth century. 

Biography of Franklin Delano Roosevelt on the White House web site

Pearl Harbor

Lesson Plan #124: Remembering Pearl Harbor: Reading, Researching, Reporting and Tweeting on the 70th Anniversary, from the New York Times

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Gateway Sites 

Internet Global History Sourcebook  

Portals to the World, links to electronic resources selected by Library of Congress subject experts.

Yahoo's directory of historical information, by country.

The CIA World Factbook has overviews, including maps, on countries of the world covering the areas of geography, economy, history, politics and population.

History and Culture Photo Galleries, from the National Geographic

Perry Casteneda Library Map Collection

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