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Resources for high school students preparing for CLEP, AP, and SAT-II tests in US History and American Government. Reverse chronological order - start on the last page, or navigate by tags for specific content. Complete through about 1900; more in progress.
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Facts for Kids: Wampanoag Indians (Massachusett Indians, Naticks, Nantuckets, Wampanoags)

Information about the Wampanoag Indian tribe of Massachusetts for students and teachers. Lesson plan covers
Wampanoag clothing, houses, villages, crafts, food, tools, and legends.
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10 Things You Didn't Know About Rosa Parks

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10 Things You Didn't Know About Rosa ParksJeanne Theoharis, Posted: 2/4/13 8:14 AMUpdated: 2/4/13 11:05 AM(from The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks by Jeanne Theoharis)  1. Parks had been thrown...
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A Short History of White Racism in the Two-Party System

A Short History of White Racism in the Two-Party System | American History | Scoop.it
If you’ve seen the Lincoln movie, maybe you’re still walking around with this bit of cognitive dissonance: In 1864, the Democrats are the party of slavery and the Republicans the party ...
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(High Quality) Famous "Daisy" Attack Ad from 1964 Presidential Election

http://blog.mikebilly.com - Attack ads are nothing new. The can date as far back as the founding of America and sooner. In this one Lyndon B. Johnson's messa...
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West Wing - Why are we changing maps?

From season 2 - episode 16 "Somebody's Going to Emergency, Somebody's Going to Jail" It's "Big Block of Cheese" Day, which means that Leo sends grumbling sta...
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Union Maid - Pete Seeger

Live In Australia 1963 There once was a union maid She never was afraid Of goons and ginks and company finks And the deputy sheriffs who made the raid She we...
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U.S. History

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Teaching History with Technology is an EdTechTeacher resource created for K-12 history and social studies teachers to incorporate technology into their courses.
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Podcasts « Categories « American Social History Project | Center for Media and Learning

Podcasts « Categories « American Social History Project | Center for Media and Learning | American History | Scoop.it
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Fault Lines - Disenfranchised in America

New legislation across the US could have a huge impact on the country's 2012 presidential elections. Largely Republican politicians have passed a range of ne...
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50 Years Ago: The World in 1963

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A half century ago, much of the news in the United States was dominated by the actions of civil rights activists and those who opposed them
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Native Americans Register To Vote (1946)

Native Americans Register To Vote (1946) | American History | Scoop.it
Federal courts ruled in favor of granting Native Americans the right to register and vote. The New Mexico State Constitution had previously denied voting rights to those who did not pay property taxes while living on reservations lands.
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Attack Ads, Circa 1800

Have this year's negative political ads really "taken dirty to a whole new level, as CNN's Anderson Cooper frets? Is a "return to civility...a relic of a byg...
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Voting age debated in S06e17 of The West Wing

"A Good Day" is episode 127 of The West Wing that aired first in march 2005. A group of middle school children who are part of the Future Leaders for Democra...
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How Someone Could Become President With Only 22 Percent Of The Popular Vote

How Someone Could Become President With Only 22 Percent Of The Popular Vote | American History | Scoop.it
Does your vote really count? Depends on which state you live in.
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Direct Action - Utah Phillips

In memory of a great American, a true voice of the worker and a friend to all people that strive to be free. Utah Phillips May 15, 1935 -- May 23, 2008 Don't...
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Solidarity Forever (Pete Seeger)

Solidarity Forever sung by Pete Seeger with old photographs of the labor movement in US History.This is a tribute to all the workers who sacrificed to make a...
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