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Social Studies - U. S. History II
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Standard 3
Students will recognize how social reform occurred at the turn of the century.
  • Documenting the American South
    Here's another great collection of primary source materials. The focus here is on first person narratives about the American south, especially in the slavery and Civil War eras.
  • Domesticity to Modernity: What Was Home Economics?
    A look at the study of home economics as it was practiced in the early 20th century. This site shows how this study led to improvement in education and political rights for women.
  • EyeWitness
    "History through the eyes of those who lived it" including images, sounds, and writings.
  • Hairstyles of the Presidents
    Changes in hairstyles for the US Presidents is not just a curiosity, but also reflects trends and changes in our history.
  • LII-Supreme Court Collection
    This site has information on historical, current, and upcoming cases in the US Supreme Court. It also includes information about the justices, the organization of the court, and a glossary.
  • New Deal Network
    This site includes a wealth of information on life during the Great Depression and the resulting New Deal policies of Franklin Roosevelt. Contains good examples of student work, lesson plans, primary source documents, and photographs.
  • Scholastic: Women's Suffrage
    Use this website to find out the history of women's voting rights and follow the story of Effie Hooby.
  • Teacher Oz General US History
    A top notch collection of links for US history, with detailed subcategories.
  • Within These Walls
    From the Smithsonian, the history of one house over 200 years. The site emphasizes how historians discover information through artifacts. Includes a teacher's guide and reading list. Flash capabilities are needed for best results.

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