Research Websites

Guidelines:

Dear Historian,

Below are a number of websites you may use to help you collect evidence. Your goal is to find an example of a way that that your chosen civil rights leader helped gain education, social and legal equality. You may use these websites and/or find on your own.

Martin Luther King Jr.

http://www.drmartinlutherking.net/martin-luther-king-biography.php

http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/bday/0115.html

http://www.biography.com/people/martin-luther-king-jr-9365086

http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAkingML.htm

http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1964/king-bio.html

Rosa Parks

http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAparksR.htm

http://www.timeforkids.com/news/remembering-rosa-parks/77091

http://www.biography.com/people/rosa-parks-9433715

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/remember/july-dec05/parks_biography.html

http://www.rosaparksfacts.com/rosa-parks-civil-rights-movement.php

Malcolm X

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

http://pbskids.org/aaworld/ecards_12.html

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

http://www.infed.org/thinkers/malcolm.htm

http://www.thebiographychannel.co.uk/biographies/rosa-parks.html

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4277833.stm

 

Link to webpage on Classwork

If you have a difficult time typing in the following webpage into the URL bar, please click on the link below.

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/seneca-falls-convention-begins

 

Pre-reading Exercise.

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GROUP A: You are a women that works both in and outside of the home. You give all of your earnings to your husband and pay taxes to the government. You are NOT allowed to vote because you are a women. You will research and write on opinions IN SUPPORT of women  having the right to vote.

GROUP B: What is wrong with your fellow women folks? They know a woman’s place is in the home. To place the right to vote over her duties as a wife is irresponsible. You will research and write on opinions AGAINST women having the right to vote.

GROUP C: You and your wife work in harmony. She has influence in the family setting and should have a say-so in what happens to our government. You will research and write on opinions IN SUPPORT of women having the right to vote.

GROUP D: The right to vote has reared it’s ugly head again! A woman is a decorative accessory for a man and needs to remember her place in society. You will research and write on opinions AGAINST women having the right to vote.

 

If your group favors women voting, revisit the following websites:

  1. NARA The National Archives Experience
  2. An American Time Capsule Three Centuries of Broadsides and Other Printed Ephemera
  3. 1893 Women Suffrage
  4. African American Suffrage
  5. Argument -Pro
  6. Catt –Speech
  7. Picture of voters
  8. Protest Program
  9. Protest Speech

10. The Woman’s Bible (Reason) American Treasures of the Library of Congress

11. Women’s Suffrage The Early Leaders Manuscript Division

If your group is against women voting, revisit the following websites

Study Guide Unit III/ Questions

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Happy Sunday Students,

Sorry about the tardiness of this post. I did not have access to internet for the past few days. Any questions you have about the Study guide may be asked here. Students, do not be afraid to answer a a teammates question. Later tonight I will check back.

Have a great day,

Mr. Mogg

Secession

What does secession mean?

Reasons for Southern Secession.

Election of 1860

Abraham Lincoln’s victory

New Technologies

Transportation, communication, weapons

Army Life

Horrors and Conditions

Advantages vs. Disadvantages

North Vs. South (2)

Emancipation Proclamation

What did it do?

What did it not do?

Civil War Battles

(3) Battles  and why they are important.

The Appomattox Courthouse

Why is it important?

Civil War Leaders

Generals

Leaders

 Label all the states in 1865

 

 

 

 

Homework 1/14 – Civil War Battles

Write a letter to a teammate describing (3) major battles in the civil war. Also be sure to describe the South’s Surrender. Make sure that you write 15 complete and descriptive sentences.

Homework 1/8 – Classroom Expectations

What are our classroom expectations? Why are they important?  Write 12 complete and concise sentences explaining this.

If you are doing this in your journal: Explain what the classroom expectations are and why they are important. You must write 12 complete and concise sentences. Also make sure that you skip lines and circle the periods.

Homework 12/19 – Civil War Technologies

Civil War Medics - ImageWhat new technologies were used in the Civil War? How did they help each side? Besides mini balls, what were other reasons for the high mortality rates? Be sure to make your answers high quality and thoughtful.