6 Research (p. 233)

 

Segregation (raseskille) in the USA in the 1950s. (Photo: Scanpix)Segregation (raseskille) in the USA in the 1950s. (Photo: Scanpix)



 

Exercise

Choose an event on the timeline on p. 230 and find out more about it by using reference works or the resources given below.

Present your findings either as a short talk or as a written text.

Web resource

US History resources

http://access-socialstudies.cappelendamm.no/c316281/sammendrag/vis.html?tid=316291

Declaration of Independence (I)

http://www.ushistory.org/declaration/

Declaration of Independence (II)

http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/declaration.html

Abolition of Slave Trade and Slavery (I)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/abolition/

Abolition of Slave Trade and Slavery (II)

http://old.antislavery.org/breakingthesilence/

Slavery and the Making of America

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/slavery/

Women's Suffrage (I)

http://www.old-picture.com/womens-suffrage-index-001.htm

Women's Suffrage (II)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_women%27s_suffrage_in_the_United_States

The Great Depression (I)

http://xroads.virginia.edu/~1930s/front.html

The Great Depression (II)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wall_Street_Crash_of_1929

Dust Bowl (I)

http://www.weru.ksu.edu/new_weru/multimedia/dustbowl/dustbowlpics.html

Dust Bowl (II)

http://www.usd.edu/anth/epa/dust.html

New Deal

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Deal

Pearl Harbor (I)

http://www.nps.gov/history/NR/twhp/wwwlps/lessons/18arizona/18arizona.htm

Pearl Harbor (II)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pearl_Harbor_(attack)

Rosa Parks, the bus boycotts, Civil Rights movement, Martin Luther King jr (I)

http://www.montgomeryboycott.com/

Rosa Parks, the bus boycotts, Civil Rights movement, Martin Luther King jr (II)

http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/twhp/wwwlps/lessons/133SEMO/133selma.htm

Rosa Parks, the bus boycotts, Civil Rights movement, Martin Luther King jr (III)

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

Rosa Parks, the bus boycotts, Civil Rights movement, Martin Luther King jr (IV)

http://www.thekingcenter.org/

Civil Rights

http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/civil1.htm