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A Year in American History Project - Grade 11

Inserted Image   American Decades - ebooks that document periods of contemporary American social history

Inserted Image  St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture - ebook


History Central - Includes timelines, a section devoted to American wars, and the 20th Century Almanac, which gives popular culture and historical information for any given year in the twentieth century.

American Cultural History - The 20th Century - These research guides by the decade provide an excellent overview of what happened in the U.S. during the 19th & 20th centuries.

Eye Witness to History:  20th century - An award-winning website presenting history through the perspective of those who actually lived it - from the ancient world through the 20th century.

Awesome Stories -  primary-source information created to help educators and individuals find original sources located at national archives, libraries, universities, museums, historical societies and government-created web sites.

American Studies:  The 1930's - The University of Virginia hosts this site on the 1930's

Infoplease Almanac - Includes a "Year by Year Chronology: 1900 - 2008, a "This Day in History" section, biographical information on more than 30,000 people, etc.

HistoryNet - Contains daily features, photo galleries and over 5,000 articles originally published in HistoryNet's various magazines, covering almost every period of history.

American Memory - Collections of primary source materials from the Library of Congress.  Includes a "Today in History" section with information on what happened in American history every day of the year.

National Archives - Good source for primary documents from American history

eThemes - This source has links to up-to-date and safe online resources, maintained by the University of Missouri.  For this project, click on the A-Z link, then  D  to get to the list of links to Decade  information.

Archer Audio Archives - Headlines and audio from 1900 - 1999


Additional Sites: (prices, names, language)

History of Postage Rates

Popular Names - The most popular baby names by decade from the 1880's to the 2000's, determined by the Social Security Administration

Consumer Price Index

Food Timeline - Historic food prices

Historical Timeline of Milk - A brief history of cow's milk, from the ancient world to the present

Historical Dictionary of American Slang - Over 2200 slang words with the centuries in which they were first printed

Infoplease Perpetual Calendar - View any month, any year, in the Gregorian calendar

Weather History



Informative Paper on Ancient Greece - Grade 9 

Best of History Web Sites: Ancient/Biblical Greek History - an award-winning portal that contains annotated links to web sites on Ancient and Biblical Greek history

History Link 101: Ancient Greece - written by a history teacher, this page connects you to art, biographies, daily life, pictures, and research on Ancient Greece.

Ancient Greece - Online source of information on the Ancient Greek World provided by University Press Inc.

Ancient Greece - The British Musuem - explores the world of ancient Greece using objects from the British Museum.

Livius:  Articles on Ancient History - Greece - website on ancient history written and maintained since 1996 by Dutch historian Jona Lendering.

Greek Medicine - Materials and information about Greek medicine compiled by the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

The Ancient Greek World - the Ancient Greek World virtual gallery at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

The Ancient Olympics - showcases research efforts from Tufts University (Perseus Digital Library Project).

Ancient-Greece.org - A collection of images and resources about Ancient Greece created by a professor of Art at the State University of New York.



Of Mice and Men Webquest - Grade 9


The Salinas River

Salinas Valley Chamber of Commerce

City of Salinas

Salinas, California

John Steinbeck (1902 – 1968)

John Steinbeck (1902 - 1968): A Brief Literary Biography

Encyclopedia of World Biography: John S. Steinbeck



Great Depression Pictures

The First Measured Century

American Experience:  The Great Depression

American Cultural History: 1930 – 1939

The Great Depression

The Great Depression:  Causes and Effects

Surviving the Dust Bowl



The Migrant Experience

The History Place

Migrant Labor in the U.S.

Migrant Mother Photographs



Kids Health

Intellectual Disability Fact Sheet

History of Mental Health and Community Care (key dates)

The Mentally Disabled and Happiness

Mental patients in State Hospitals

History of Mental Illness

Psychiatric Care in the 1930s

1930 Survey of Mental Hospitals

Timeline:  Treatments for Mental Illness



New York Public Library Digital Gallery - free and open access to over 700,000 images

Library of Congress Digital Collection - access to print, pictorial & audio-visual collections



Elizabethan England and Shakespeare Webquest - Grade 9


Links to Information on the Globe Theater

Shakespeare's Globe

Globe Theatre


World History - Resources for Poster-display Project     [Mr. Mason]

History Central - Includes timelines, a section devoted to American wars, and the 20th Century Almanac, which gives popular culture and historical information for any given year in the twentieth century.

History Timeline of the 20th Century:  A Decade-by-Decade Timeline - a timeline of people and events in history

American Decades - a reference that documents and analyzes periods of contemporary American social history

National Archives Digital Vaults - Browse through hundreds of photographs, documents, and film clips to create posters or movies



World History - Industrial Revolution Newspaper Project     [Mr. Mason]

Library of Congress - Digital Collections - primary source prints and photographs


World History - Renaissance Era Character Project     [Mr. Mason]

Renaissance-Best of History Websites- several Renaissance sites are included on this award-winning site


           Psychology-     [Mr. Mason]

Personality Test - Offers two versions of the International Personality Item Pool test

AllPsych Online - Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders


Why Use Databases For Research?


Fort Hays State University

Cloud County Community College


Final Research Project - Grade 7    [Mrs. Behrends]

Sample Website 1

Thesis Builder

Sample Website 2

Sample Website 3


Final Research Project - Grade 8 

Sample Website 1

Sample Website 2



            Accent Marks for Spanish - All Grades