GRADE 11:

THE UNITED STATES


GENERAL LINKS:

··Worth Publishers (publisher of America's History) www.worthpublishers.com/henretta

··Yahoo US History Search www.yahoo.com/Arts/Humanities/History/U_S__History/

··The History Netwww.TheHistoryNet.com


COURSE OUTLINE:

 

I. CREATION OF AMERICAN SOCIETY

··Worlds Collide

Discovery Web www.win.tue.nl/cs/fm/engels/discovery

··The British Empire in America

··Toward independence

··War & Revolution

Thomas Paine Nat'l Historical Society www.mediapro.net/cdadesign/paine/home.html

 

II. THE NEW REPUBLIC

··Constitution & Government

US National Archives www.nara.gov

··Toward a Continental Nation

Lewis & Clark www.pbs.org/lewisandclark/

··Developing Capitalist Economy

Resources for Economics on the Net econwpa.wustl.edu/econFAQ/econFAQ.html

 

III. INDUSTRIALIZATION AND SECTIONAL CRISIS

··Industrial Revolution

The Rise of Big Business www.marshall.edu/history/mccarthy/hst331/lecture/INDUST.1

··North & South, 2 Nations?

Africans in America www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia

··Seperation and War

The Civil War Center www.cwc.lsu.edu/

··Reconstruction of the Union

 

IVa. PITTSBURGH: STEEL AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF URBAN AMERICA

··The Age of Enterprise

··Immigration and the Rise of the City

··Steel Defines Pittsburgh

3 Rivers Free-Net - Pittsburgh History trfn.clpgh.org/pgh

··Carnegie: Philanthropist or Robber-Baron?

The Rise of Carnegie www.narhist.ewu.edu/ar/carnegie/carnefie_urls.html

··Ethnicity, Religion, Race, and the Neighborhoods

 

IVb. A MATURING SOCIETY

··The American West

WestWeb www.library.csi.cuny.edu/westweb/

··Capital and Labor

··The Progressive Era

··An Emerging World Power

The Age of Imperialism www.smplanet.com/imperialism/toc.html

 

V. THE MODERN STATE AND SOCIETY

··War and the American State

··The Roaring 20's

The Roaring Twenties www.angelfire.com/in/roaringtwenties/

··The Great Depression and New Deal

FDR & The New Deal www.geocities.com/athens/4545

··The World at War Again

 

VI. AMERICA AND THE WORLD

··Cold War America

Cold War International History Project wihp.si.edu/default.htm

··Affluence and its Contradictions

Civil Rights Timeline www.umich.edu/politics/mlk/

··Vietnam

Resources on the Vietnam Conflict www.ttu.edu/~vietnam/

··A New Domestic and World Order

Washington Post: Watergate washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/

national/longterm/watergate/spla



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