APUSH and US History

Civil Rights Research Project

Google Docs to help you:

Make a copy of the notecatcher here

DeMeyer’s example

Books- On cart and online

GALE Ebooks - login using password: ghsrpa

American Social Reform Movement Library

US History Encyclopedia

Jeffco Databases

Jeffco library card for Golden: Golden High School # 260046834 PIN 1234

American History

Interactive e-books from the Spotlight on American History series. This series will introduce readers to the extraordinary history of the United States and the people, places, and events that helped shape our young nation.

Biography in Context

Provides biographies for people from around the world and throughout history. Search by a person's name or by other criteria such as nationality and occupation.

History Collection (from Salem Press)

An online collection of history reference books. Includes the following titles from several series: Great Events from History: The Ancient World, The 18th Century and The 20th Century 1901-1940; Great Lives from History: The Renaissance, The 17th and 19th Centuries, Notorious Lives; Milestone Documents in American History: The Fifties, Sixties and Seventies.

History Reference Center

Historical encyclopedias plus historical documents, biographies, photos and maps.

U.S. History in Context

A comprehensive U.S. History resource.


Links for research on specific topics

General Sites

Eyes on the Prize PBS.org- for profiles of the people and groups involved in the civil rights movement

History Channel Civil Rights Movement

Antidefamation League Civil Rights pages

Library Of Congress- http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/aaohtml/exhibit/aopart9.html

New York Public Library - Africana American Odyssey Collection - Primary source photos!

Freedom Riders

Smithsonian Magazine: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-freedom-riders-then-and-now-45351758/

National Endowment for the Humanities

https://www.neh.gov/humanities/2011/mayjune/feature/freedom-riders

American Experience

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/freedomriders/

Little Rock Nine and Central High School

1957: The Integration of Central High https://upfront.scholastic.com/issues/2017-18/090417/the-little-rock-nine.html (classroom code ghsdemons)

http://life.time.com/history/little-rock-nine-1957-photos/#1

http://time.com/4948704/little-rock-nine-anniversary/

http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/central-high-school-integration

http://www.littlerock9.com/history.html

http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/travel/civilrights/ak1.htm

http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?flash=true&doc=89

Ku Kux Klan

History of KKK

PBS.org- Rise and Fall of Jim Crow

Anti Defamation League information on KKK

Birmingham Church bombings

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/social_issues-july-dec13-birmingham_09-15/

http://www.4littlegirls.com/

http://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/civilrights/prize.htm

Scottsboro Boys

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/scottsboro/

http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/FTrials/scottsboro/scottsb.htm

Montgomery Bus Boycott/Freedom Rides

http://www.americaslibrary.gov/aa/king/aa_king_bus_1.html

http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/montgomery-bus-boycott

http://l3d.cs.colorado.edu/systems/agentsheets/New-Vista/bus-boycott/

http://www.watson.org/~lisa/blackhistory/civilrights-55-65/montbus.html

http://www.watson.org/~lisa/blackhistory/civilrights-55-65/freeride.html

http://www.watson.org/~lisa/blackhistory/civilrights-55-65/birming.html

Emmett Till

http://upfront.scholastic.com/issues/04_04_16/young-sleuths-for-old-crimes/

http://www.clarionledger.com/story/news/2017/02/19/more-than-60-years-later-the-emmett-till-case-still-resonates/98086244/

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/till/

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-death-of-emmett-till

http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/till/tillaccount.html

Linda Brown

http://www.biography.com/people/linda-brown-21134187

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/till/peopleevents/e_brown.html

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/brown-v-board-of-ed-is-decided

Sit-ins

http://www.watson.org/~lisa/blackhistory/civilrights-55-65/sit-ins.html

http://www.sitins.com/index.shtml

http://www.ushistory.org/us/54d.asp

http://crdl.usg.edu/events/sit_ins_nashville_tn/?Welcome

http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/the-greensboro-sit-in

Malcolm X

http://www.brothermalcolm.net/

http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/malcolm-x

http://www.biography.com/people/malcolm-x-9396195

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/malcolmx/

Baseball

http://www.nytimes.com/topic/person/jackie-robinson?8qa

http://www.crf-usa.org/black-history-month/jackie-robinson

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/jimcrow/stories_events_jackie.html

http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/jackie-robinson

Selma- Montgomery March

http://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/civilrights/al4.htm

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/wallace/peopleevents/pande08.html

http://www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/modern/jb_modern_selma_1.html

http://mlk-kpp01.stanford.edu/index.php/encyclopedia/encyclopedia/enc_selma_to_montgomery_march/

http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/selma-montgomery-march

Washington March

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/african-americans-many-rivers-to-cross/history/100-amazing-facts/who-designed-the-march-on-washington/

http://www.socialwelfarehistory.com/eras/march-on-washington-august-28-1963/

http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/march-on-washington

http://upfront.scholastic.com/issues/09_02_13/book#/16 (classroom password is ghsdemons)

Primary Source Docs:

General Primary Source Docs: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/eyesontheprize/sources/

Civil Rights/Jim Crow http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/primarysourcesets/civil-rights/

NAACP http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/primarysourcesets/naacp/

Civil Rights African American Photos https://www.loc.gov/photos/?q=civil+rights+african+american