APUSH and US History
Civil Rights Research Project
Google Docs to help you:
Books- On cart and online
GALE Ebooks - login using password: ghsrpa
Jeffco library card for Golden: Golden High School # 260046834 PIN 1234
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.
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.
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.
Historical encyclopedias plus historical documents, biographies, photos and maps.
A comprehensive U.S. History resource.
Links for research on specific topics
Eyes on the Prize PBS.org- for profiles of the people and groups involved in the civil rights movement
Library Of Congress- http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/aaohtml/exhibit/aopart9.html
Smithsonian Magazine: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-freedom-riders-then-and-now-45351758/
National Endowment for the Humanities
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)
Ku Kux Klan
Birmingham Church bombings
Montgomery Bus Boycott/Freedom Rides
Selma- Montgomery March
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/
Civil Rights African American Photos https://www.loc.gov/photos/?q=civil+rights+african+american