20th Century America
Era - Online sources - Original texts and resources.
Includes Theodore Roosevelt, major terms.
Era - World Wide Web Resources
the Other Half Lives by Jacob Riis
from Upton Sinclair - includes The Jungle
American Woman Suffrage Association-
from the Library of Congress, this site offers a comprehensive
timeline of the events leading up to the 19th Amendment,
also includes a searchabledatabase of primary source
documents and biographies of key figures.
Suffrage Home Page
Social Movements in the United States - 123 original
Wilson - from the White House
Wilson - from the Internet
Public Library, this site offers links to speeches,
audio clips, other biographical Internet resources
including the White House compilation.
War I (1914-1918)
Great War - A PBS site devoted to WWI and the
shaping of the 20th Century.
World War I
Great War - Comprehensive site
Brief Chronology of the War
War I - includes search by topic, time, people.
Provides summary of events.
War I, The Great War - More links - resources
are organized by year.
I, Document Archives
War I, Picture Archives
Great Depression and the New Deal (1929-1939)
Culture and Style
prohibition in the 1920's
Jane - an article that first appeared in The
New Republic (1925)
Great Depression- An Analysis
The New Deal
The New Deal Network
into the Great Depression
Great Depression and the New Deal - Includes the
causes, philosopies and legacies.
from Songs of the Great Depression -A fun site.
from the Great Depression - A Library of Congress
site that offers photos of the time as well as links
to other resources.
of Dictators and World War II (1929-1939)
War II - A collection of materials on the web.
War II Links
Rise of Adolf Hitler
A-Bomb WWW Museum
Includes a general history of World War I.
War II Documents - The Avalong Project sponsored
by Yale Univ.
The Holocaust Museum
A Cybrary of the
Holocaust from Remember.org
- A collection of resources including a chronology
of the events and links to other Internet resoruces.
Cold War (1945-1991)
(Also see "Roots of Modern
The Cold War
& Social Attitudes
Marshall Plan - from the National Archives &
Marshall Plan Home Page - includes videos, speeches,
S. Truman:The White House
Vietnam War (1950's-1970's)
War Home Page
- an overview
from the Vietnam War
War History Page
Veterans Home Page
Rights Movement (1950's-1960's)
(Also see "Roots
of Modern America")
Rights Movement Timeline
Ku Klux Klan
Brown vs. Board
of Education- the historic site..
v. Board of Education Topeka, Kansas
Marshall and Brown v. Board of Education
vs. Board of Education Topeka, Kansas
Luther King Jr.
to other sites about Civil Rights and Martin Luther
X- An Islamic Perspective
Civil Rights Museum-Virtual Tour
Great Society and Lyndon Johnson Years (1960's)
Text of Johnson's Great Society Speech
Great Society - An encyclopedic entry from Grolier
Online with links to Johnson.
Great Society - An entry from Encarta Online.
Rights Movement (1960's-1970's)
(Also see "Roots
of Modern America")
history of the organization
of Women's History
of the Suffragette Movement
Movement (1960's - )
Movement History -
History of Environmental Movement -
includes impact of the book The Spring.
in Central and Latin America (1960's-1980's)
Bay of Pigs Invasion
of Pigs Invasion - a timeline
of Pigs Resources
and Watergate (1970's)
The Man and the Myth
Nixon: The Official Biography
- The scandal that destroyed a President
Watergate Scandal - from the Washington Post
Era and Reaganomics (1900's)
- from Thinkquest
War (early 1900's)
Frontline: The Gulf War
Gulf War Veterans
in Bosnia and Kosovo (Conflicts with Yugoslavia) (1900's)
through the Eyes of the Children
of War in Bosnia
in Kosovo from the State Department
A Conflict in Review
Kosovo - A
Home Page for the Servian Democratic Movement