Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in History, 1st Edition

  • Kathleen W. Craver
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  • ISBN-10: 1567507360
  • ISBN-13: 9781567507362
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 257 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 1999 | Published/Released November 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 1999

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A guide for history and school library media specialists for creating technologically advanced, resource-based instructional units in American and World History in grades 7-12.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in Greenwood Professional Guides in School Librarianship.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Using Critical Thinking Skills in History.
2: Using Primary Sources.
The Primary Source Sites.
3: Ancient Civilizations.
Diotima (3900 BCE–476 CE).
Vanished Kingdoms of the Nile: The Rediscovery of Ancient Nubia (ca. 3800 BCE–300 CE).
Duke Papyrus Archive (ca. 2600 BCE).
The Egyptian Book of the Dead (2500 BCE).
Mystery of the Maya (2500 BCE–950 CE).
Exploring Ancient World Cultures: China (2205–479 BCE).
Law Code of Hammurabi (1750 BCE).
Perseus Project (1200–323 BCE).
Rome Resources Project (753 BCE–476 CE).
The Dead Sea Scrolls (200 BCE).
The Silk Road (ca. 202 BCE).
4: Early Christian Era.
The Ecole Initiative (ca. 30–1500 CE).
Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius (79 CE).
Lepers (ca. 300 CE).
Byzantium: Byzantine Studies on the Internet (330–1453 CE).
Zen Buddhist Texts (ca. 500–1200 CE).
The Camelot Project (ca. 537 CE).
5: Eleventh-Fourteenth Centuries.
Peter Abelard: Historia Calamitatum, "The Story of My Misfortunes" (1079–1142).
The Crusades (1096–1270).
Robin Hood Project (ca. 1180–1210).
Statutes of Biella (1248 and 1348).
Extracts of Travels of Marco Polo (ca. 1300).
Plague and Public Health in Renaissance Europe (1347–1351).
The Forbidden City (1368–Present).
6: Fifteenth-Sixteenth Centuries.
Tres Riches Heures (ca. 1412).
Leonardo da Vinci Museum (1452–1519).
Witchcraft: Joan's Witch Directory (1484–1692).
1492: An Ongoing Voyage (1492).
Extracts from Christopher Columbus' Journal (1492).
Vasco da Gama: Round Africa to India (1497–1498).
Public Executions in Early Modern England (ca. 1500–1600).
Missionaries and Mandarins: The Jesuits in China (ca. 1500–1600).
Utopia by Sir Thomas More (1516).
Martin Luther's 95 Theses (1517).
The Works of Elizabeth I (1533–1603).
The History of Costume (1500–1800).
Letter from Lope de Aguirre, Rebel, to King Philip of Spain (1561).
7: Seventeenth-Eighteenth Centuries.
The Galileo Project (1564–1642).
United States Gazettes, Newspapers (1600–1900).
Account of the Great Fire of London (1666).
Accounts of Louis XIV (1671).
Essay on East-India Trade (1697).
Liberalism (1700s–1800s).
Native American History Archive (1700s–1980s).
Slavery Resources On-line (1700s–1800s).
Third Person, First Person: Slave Voices from the Rare Book, Manuscripts, and Special Collections Library (1700s–1800s).
The Age of Enlightenment in the Paintings of France's National Museums (1715–1799).
Colonial Lima (1748).
Reveries on the Art of War (1757).
The Industrial Revolution (1760–1848).
Lord Jeffrey Amherst's Letters Discussing Germ Warfare Against American Indians (1763).
Arctic Dawn Report (1768).
Documents from the Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention (1774–1789).
Convicts to Australia (1788–1868).
Portraits of the Presidents and First Ladies (1789–1992).
The French Revolution (1789–1799).
United States Historical Census Data Browser (1790–1970).
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman with Strictures on Political and Moral Subjects (1792).
T. Robert Malthus Home Page (1798).
8: Nineteenth Century.
Nationalism (1800s).
African American Perspectives (1818–1907).
Confessions of an English Opium Eater (1822).
The Confessions of Nat Turner (1831).
The Victorian Web (1837–1901).
The Marx/Engels Archive (1843–1888).
Views of the Famine (1845–1851).
Scientific American of the 19th Century (1845–1859).
Votes for Women: Selections from the National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection (1848–1921).
California as I Saw It: First-Person Narratives of California's Early Years (1849–1900).
Valley of the Shadow (1850–1865).
Sectional Conflict (1850–1877).
Sectional Conflict, African-American Women (1850–1877).
Evolution of the Conservation Movement (1850–1920).
Origin of Species by Charles Darwin (1859).
London Low-Life: Beggars and Cheats (1860).
Letters from an Iowa Soldier in the Civil War (1862–1865).
Native American Documents Project (1870s).
Temperance and Prohibition (1873–1928).
Jack London (1876–1916).
The Northern Great Plains (1880–1920).
Jack the Ripper (1888).
How the Other Half Lives (1890).
The Georgetown Audio-Visual Electronic Library Project for the Study of Emile Zola and the Dreyfus Case (1894–1899).
Gold in the Klondike (1896).
Emma Goldman (1869–1940).
Anti-Imperialism in the United States (1898–1935).
"The White Man's Burden" and Its Critics (1899).
9: Twentieth Century.
Life Automobile Page (1901–1995).
San Francisco Great Earthquake and the Fire of 1906 (1906).
The Middle East: Documents (1907–Present).
Mexican Revolution (1910).
Eyewitness: A North Korean Remembers (1911–1955).
Encyclopedia Titanic (1912).
Trenches on the Web (1914–1918).
Bolshevik "Coup d'Etat" (1917).
Library of Congress Soviet Archives Exhibit (1917–1991).
Treaty of Versailles (1919).
The Wolf Lewkowicz Collection (1922–1939).
Howard Carter Personal Diaries (1923).
California Gold Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties (1930s).
The 1930s in Print (1930s).
The FDR Cartoon Archive (1932–1943).
Appeal to the League of Nations by Haile Selassie (1936).
American Life Histories (1936–1940).
The Nanjing Massacre (1937).
U-Boat War (1939–1945).
Primary Source Documents on the Holocaust (1939–1945).
Cybrary of the Holocaust (1939–1945).
Powers of Persuasion Posters from World War II (1939–1945).
Japanese Internment (1942).
World War II (1939–1945).
What Did You Do in the War Grandma? Women and World War II (1939–1945).
Voices from the Dust Bowl (1940–1941).
Venona Project (1943–1980).
A-Bomb WWW Museum (1945).
The Japanese Surrender Documents of World War II (1945).
Nuremberg War Crimes Trials (1945–1946).
Crime, Justice & Race in South Africa (1948–Present).
Tibet: Tradition and Change (1950s).
The United States, China, and the Bomb (1950s–Present).
Korean War Project (1950–1953).
Senator Joe McCarthy—A Multimedia Celebration (1950–1954).
Everest '97 (1953–1997).
CIA and Assassinations: The Guatemala 1954 Documents (1954).
U.S. Nuclear History Documentation Project (1955–1982).
European Union (1957–Present).
The U-2 Incident (1960).
The Sixties Project (1960–1969).
Documents from the Women's Liberation Movement (1960s–1970s).
The Berlin Crisis (1961).
The Cuban Missile Crisis: Fourteen Days in October (1962).
John F. Kennedy Assassination Homepage (1963).
Free Speech Movement (1964).
Black Panther Party Information (1966).
Sayings of Chairman Mao (The Little Red Book) (1967).
When Nixon Met Elvis (1970).
The Wars for Vietnam (1970s).
The India-Pakistan War (1971).
The Pentagon Papers (1971).
Watergate (1972).
The Contras and Cocaine (1985–1987).
The Chernobyl Disaster (1986).
Reactions to the Tiananmen Square Massacre (1989).
Computer History (1990s).
The Gulf War (1991).
Yugoslavia University of Minnesota Human Rights Library (1991–Present).
NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) (1994).
Quebec Separatism (1995).
Widnet—Statistics—Africa: Women in Development Network (1995).
Coalition Against Slavery in Mauritania and Sudan (1998–Present).
Selected Primary Source Databases.
About the Author.