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l General Interest Sites
l American Wars
l Economics
    
Semester Portfolio Assignment  -  Mr. Majewski
     National Economy Group  -  Mr. Majewski
   
  Investor Role Assessment - Mr. Majewski
     My Economic Future - Mr. Ferguson
     Career Economics - Mr. Ferguson
l Excel 9
     World Religions Project 
   
l Excel 10
     CIA Factbook  -  Ms. Clark
     WW II Images Project  -  Mr. Vara
   
l Global History
     General Sites
l Global History 9
   Religion Project  -  Mr. Vara
 
  Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc Cave Web Site  -  Mr. Majewski
l  Global History 10   
   
 Industrial Revolution DBQ  -  Mr. Vara
     Nuremberg Trials - Mr. Majeski
     Enlightenment & Scientific Revolution  -  Ms. Clark

     Facebook Project - Ms. Clark
l History of New York City
      NYC Research
      What Were the 5 Points Really Like?
l Law in Life
l Psychology
l Race and Identity
l U.S. History and Government
     Facebook Project - Mr. Wilson
     Bill of Rights - Ms. Weimer
     General Interest Sites
     1950's-1960's Research  -   Mr. Wilson
     Progressive Era Assignment - Mr. Ferguson
    
1920's Multimedia Sites - Mr. Greco
     Manifest Destiny Webquest - Ms. Carman/Mr. Greco
      
 
l General Interest Sites
              (1/14)

Historical Voices   (Database of spoken word collections spanning the 20th century)
          http://www.historicalvoices.org/
The Library of Congress
          http://www.loc.gov/
Political Resources on the Net 
(listing of political sites sorted by country, with links to Parties, Organizations,    
                        Governments, Media and more from all around the world)
            
http://www.politicalresources.net/
   

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  American Wars
        
 (3/14)
Facebook Project - Mr. Wilson

 

l Economics

 
Semester Portfolio Assignment  -  Mr. Majewski
                  (1/14)

 International
 
          www.heritage.org (Policy Research and Analysis)

          www.garp.com (Financial Risk Management)
    
          www.intute.ac.uk/sciences/worldguide/countrycompare.html  (Country Comparison Tool)

          www.worldbank.org (International Finance)

          www.nationsencyclopedia.com (General statistics)

          www.cia.gov (Secret international information provided by our government)

          www.economist.com

          www.federalreserve.gov (our policies impact other nations)

          www.inflationdata.com (Consumer Price Index many nations)

           www.ifpri.org (Food Policy Research)

           www.historycentral.com/NationbyNation/index.html (General Information)

           www.countrystudies.us (Historical Demographical information)

           www.unicef.org (International Current Events)

           www.cgdev.org (Global Development)

           www.imf.org (Economic and Financial Development)

           www.nationmaster.com (Country information and comparison)

           http://fx.sauder.ubc.ca/currency_table.html  (Currencies of the world)

           www.pbs.org (Programs and Lessons)

           www.indexmundi.com (Country Profiles)

           www.wto.org (World Trade)

           www.bea.gov (Economic analysis)

           www.bls.gov (Labor statistics)

           www.msnbc.com (International news)

           www.esri.ie (Economic and Social Research - Ireland)

           www.geographia.com (General Information)

           www.state.gov (International news)

           www.travelblog.org (Travel information)

           www.ncpa.org (Policy information)

           www.historycentral.com (Country Information)

          www.fas.org (Development of Resources)

 
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 National Economy Group  -  Mr.  Majewski
      
                      (1/14)      

 
U.S. Treasury - Currency and Coins Topics
          http://www.treas.gov/topics/currency/
 Currency Processing and Destruction
          http://www.newyorkfed.org/aboutthefed/fedpoint/fed11.html
 How Currency Gets Into Circulation
          http://www.newyorkfed.org/aboutthefed/fedpoint/fed01.html
 Small Change
           http://minneapolisfed.org/pubs/region/92-03/reg923c.cfm
 The World's Goldkeeper
           http://minneapolisfed.org/pubs/region/91-12/reg9112b.cfm
 Assessing the Euro...
          http://minneapolisfed.org/pubs/region/01-12/schwartz.cfm
 Interview with Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa
          http://minneapolisfed.org/pubs/region/01-12/padoa-schioppa.cfm
 Counterfeit Protection
         
http://www.newyorkfed.org/aboutthefed/fedpoint/fed11.html

          http://www.newyorkfed.org/aboutthefed/fedpoint/fed01.html

          http://minneapolisfed.org/pubs/region/92-03/reg923c.cfm

          http://minneapolisfed.org/pubs/region/91-12/reg9112b.cfm

          http://www.frbatlanta.org/pubs/dollarscents/index.cfm?redirected=true

           http://www.singleglobalcurrency.org/

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 Investor Role Assessment - Mr. Majewski
        
(1/14)
         
       
 
http://finance.yahoo.com

       http://morningstar.com/Cover/Stocks.html

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My Economic Future -  Mr. Ferguson
         
(1/14)
Personal budgeting tips
     http://money.cnn.com/pf/101/lessons/2/index.html
    
College years
     http://www.collegeboard.com/article/0,3868,6-29-0-482,00.html
   
 
 
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l Excel 9
 
 
World Religions Project 
                
(1/14)
 

 Religions

            
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/
 Faiths - Librarians' Index to the Internet        Type in specific religion, click on "Search LII.org"
          http://lii.org/search/file/faiths
 About.com   
Click on "Religion & Spirituality", type in specific religion for search
          http://www.about.com    
 Hinduism Today
          http://www.hinduismtoday.com/
 Judaism 101
          http://www.jewfaq.org/

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 History of New York City
  
 NYC Research
         
(1/14)

 Premier Sites:

   
 New York Public Library
    
    http://www.nypl.org/
         
     New York City History Web Resources
       
   http://www.nypl.org/databases/index.cfm?act=2&sub=43

 
     Columbia University   - In the search box type:  New York City history
          http://www.columbia.edu/help/search.html

     The New York Historical Society
         
http://www.nyhistory.org

     Museum of the City of New York
         
http://www.mcny.org

     American Social History Project  - 
Much of the material deals with NYC
             http://www.ashp.cuny.edu

             http://www.tenement.org

            
http://www.vny.cuny.edu/resources.html

       Primary documents
     1841 - 1902 full text edition of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle
         
http://www.brooklynpubliclibrary.org/eagle/

     Photos of lampposts, advertisements, bridges, buildings,, signs, and other things you   
       pass every day in the street
         
http://www.forgotten-ny.com

 
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 What Was the Five Points Really Like?
                        
(1/14)
  

 The Five Points Site
          http://r2.gsa.gov/fivept/fphome.htm
 National Geographic News:  "Gangs of New York": Fact vs. Fiction
         
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2003/03/0320_030320_oscars_gangs.html
 Gotham Gazette:  "Is Gangs of New York Historically Accurate?"
          http://www.gothamgazette.com/article/feature-commentary/20021223/202/162
 History, First Hand:  "New York Challenged"
          http://www.gothamcenter.org/k12/history1hand/HistoryFirstHand/course1.html
 Urbanography: "Where 'The Gangs" Lived"
          http://urbanography.com/5_points/index.html
 Urbanpgraphy: "1857 - A Year to Forget"
          http://urbanography.com/1857/index.html

  
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CIA Factbook  -  Ms. Clark

          (1/14)
         
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html

 
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 WW II Images Project   -   Mr. Vara
             
 (1/14)

 Online Library of Selected Images:-- EVENTS -- World War II in the Pacific    
           http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/events/wwii-pac/japansur/japansur.htm
 Women of Ravensbruck
http://www.chgs.umn.edu/Visual___Artistic_Resources/Women_of_Ravensbruck/women_of_ravensbruck.html
Auschwitz - Inside the Nazi State
          http://www.pbs.org/auschwitz/maps/
Google Image Advanced Search
         
http://www.google.com/advanced_image_search?hl=en

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l Global History

General Sites:
          
(1/14)

About.com
           http://islam.about.com/blintroa.htm?PM=ss12_islam
Discovering China
          http://library.thinkquest.org/26469/index2.html?tqskip1=1&tqtime=0328
Freedom Watch
          http://www.freedomhouse.org/
Global Gateway: World Culture & Resources
          http://international.loc.gov/intldl/intldlhome.html
Human Rights Watch
          http://www.hrw.org/
IslamiCity.com
          http://islamicity.com/education/
NationMaster.com   (view profiles of individual countries or graphically compare nations)
          http://www.nationmaster.com/


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 Global History 9
 
 Religion Project  -  Mr. Vara
                
(1/14)
 

 Exploring Religions
          http://uwacadweb.uwyo.edu/religionet/er/default.htm
 Religions

            
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/
  About.com    Click on "Religion & Spirituality", type in specific religion for search
          http://www.about.com    
 Hinduism Today
          http://www.hinduismtoday.com/
 Judaism 101
          http://www.jewfaq.org/
 

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Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc Cave Web Site  -  Mr. Majewski
                     
(updated 1/14)

          http://www.culture.gouv.fr/culture/arcnat/chauvet/en/index.html

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l  Global History 10
 
Industrial Revolution DBQ  -  Mr. Vara
                 (1/14)

 Industrial Revolution :
         
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/indrevo.htm
 Internet Modern History sourcebook : 
          http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/modsbook14.html

          
 
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 Nuremberg Trials  -  Mr. Majewski
                
(1/14)

  Holocaust Home Page - Part of Shamash: The Jewish Network site.
       
  http://www.shamash.org/holocaust

 
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum - The Doctors Trial
           
http://www.ushmm.org/research/doctors/index.html

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Enlightenment & Scientific Revolution - Ms. Clark
                           
(1/14)
 
 General Sites - varied information
          http://www.iun.edu/~hisdcl/h114_2002/enlightenment2.htm
 
The Scientific Revolution
          http://www.clas.ufl.edu/users/rhatch/pages/03-Sci-Rev/SCI-REV-Home/

 Information about Descartes
          http://oregonstate.edu/instruct/phl302/philosophers/descartes.html
  Information about Voltaire
          http://www.visitvoltaire.com/
          http://history-world.org/voltaire.htm
  Information about Locke
          http://history-world.org/locke.htm
  Information about Newton
          http://galileoandeinstein.physics.virginia.edu/lectures/newton.html
          http://web.clas.ufl.edu/users/rhatch/pages/01-Courses/current-courses/08sr-newton.htm

 Information about Bacon
          http://oregonstate.edu/instruct/phl302/philosophers/bacon.html
          http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/francis-bacon/
  Information about Copernicus
          http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/copernicus/
  Information about Hobbes
          http://oregonstate.edu/instruct/phl302/philosophers/hobbes.html
  Information about Mary Wollstonecraft
         http://departments.kings.edu/womens_history/marywoll.html  
 Information about Rousseau 
         
 http://history-world.org/rousseau.htm
       
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l Law in Life
            (updated 11/12)

Supreme Court of the United States  
           http://www.supremecourtus.gov
New York State Unified Court System  
           www.courts.state.ny.us
New York State Bar Association  
           www.nysba.org
Federal Bureau of Investigation  
           www.fbi.gov
Corrections Connection  
           www.corrections.com
Cornell Law School  
           www.law.cornell.edu
FindLaw  
          
www.findlaw.com
American Bar Association  
          
www.abanet.org
American Civil Liberties Union  
           www.aclu.org
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Psychology

Mr. Ferguson

Personality Theories         
          
http://www.ship.edu/~cgboeree/perscontents.html

   
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l Race and Identity

  PBS:  RACE - The Power of an Illusion
         
http://www.pbs.org/race/000_General/000_00-Home.htm


 
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U.S. History and Government

General Sites for American History
                        (1/14)

 
American Memory    "... gateway to rich primary source materials relating to the history and  culture of the U. S." 
          http://memory.loc.gov/

 Discovering American Women's History Online
        http://digital.mtsu.edu/cdm/landingpage/collection/women
 American Civil War Page
          http://sunsite.utk.edu/civil-war/warweb.html
 Internet Public Library - American History
          http://www.ipl.org/div/subject/browse/hum30.55.85/

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Ms. Weimer's Bill of Rights Project
                  
(1/14)
 Bill of Rights Court Cases


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Progressive Era     -      Mr. Ferguson
         
(1/14)
 
A few general sites to investigate -
     The American Memory Collection - a good starting place: women's suffrage, immigration, 
       conservation, urbanization...
      
http://memory.loc.gov/learn/features/timeline/progress/progress.html

     A large collection of government documents.  Click on the yellow search button.  Filter your search to
     ONLY include archives of digitized materials.
       http://www.archives.gov/research_room/arc/index.html
    


The U.S. in the Progressive Era
    
http://www.swarthmore.edu/SocSci/rbannis1/Progs/
Progressive Era History Resources
     
http://www.snowcrest.net/jmike/progressive.html
Jane Addams and Hull House
    
http://www.uic.edu/jaddams/hull/urbanexp/contents.htm
Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
    
http://www.ilr.cornell.edu/trianglefire
Lewis Hine - Photographs
    
http://www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/childlabor/index.html  
More Lewis Hine Photographs
    
http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/hine-photos/
Museum of the City of New York
    
http://www.mcny.org
Jacob Riis
    
http://www.masters-of-photography.com/R/riis/riis.html

Short Films on Westinghouse - a 'model' company
    
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/papr/west/westhome.html
Women's Suffrage
     http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/woman-suffrage/


Coal Miners
     http://people.cohums.ohio-state.edu/kerr6/courses/History563/A%20Coal%20Miner's%20Work.htm

Ray Stannard Baker - A muckraker.
    
http://www.swarthmore.edu/SocSci/rbannis1/Baker/index.html

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 1920's Multimedia Sites - Mr. Greco
       
 
(1/14)

      http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/1920s.html

     http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/browse/ListSome.php?timePeriod=1900-1929

     http://www.history.com/

 
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