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Content Specific Web Resources

Writing Aids
DBQ Essay Writing Guide (Regents Prep)
DBQ Scaffolding Questing Writing Guide (Regents Prep)
MLA Automated Citation Service (NoodleBib)
MLA Citation Guide
(Bedford Books)
OHS Online Writing Guide (Richardson & Caswell)
Thematic Essay Writing Guide (Regents Prep)
Visual Thesaurus (Plumb Design)

General Research (Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc.)
Encarta (Microsoft Corp.)
OCSD: Library Resources (Oswego City School District)
Searching the Web (Oswego City School District)
StudyWeb (American Computer Resources, Inc.)
WWWebster Dictionary (Merriam-Webster, Inc.)

Current Events
CNN: Daily News (CNN) (MSNBC)
(American Journalism Review) 

Editorial Cartoons
Editoons (United Features Syndicate, Inc.) (Microsoft Corporation)

U.S. Geography
National Atlas of the United States (U.S. Government)
Regional Landscapes of the United States (U.S. Government)

Colonial Era
Archiving Early America: Historic Documents From 18th Century (Archiving Early America)
Virtual Jamestown (University of Virginia)

Critical Period
A Biography of Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804) (USA)
The American Presidency (Grolier)
A More Perfect Union: The Creation of the U.S. Constitution (NARA)
The Constitution of the United States (U.S. Government)
Constitutional Topic: The Constitutional Convention (
Delegates to the Constitutional Convention (U.S. Government)
James Madison: Godfather of the Constitution (Archiving Early America)
Selected Quotes From the Constitutional Convention (Joe Kimmel)

Supreme Court Cases
The OYEZ Project (Northwestern University)
Summary of Cases Reviewed (Northport-East Northport Union Free School District)
Supreme Court Case Summary (New York State Bar Association)

Gilded Age
Gilded Age WebQuest: Documenting Industry in America (Caswell and DeLorenzo)
How the Other Half Lives by Jacob Riis (Yale University)
Chinese Exclusion Act (Stanford University)
William Jennings Bryan's "Cross of Gold" Speech (University of Virginia)
Thomas Nast (Joel A. Coughlin)
Civil Service Reform Cartoon (New York Times)

Progressive Era
The Bitter Cry of the Children by John Spargo (Mohawk Central Schools)
Compulsory Education Law for NYC Schools
(New Deal Network)
"The History of Standard Oil" by Ida Tarbell (Mohawk Central Schools)
The Jungle by Upton Sinclair (The Literature Network)
"Pittsburg: A City Ashamed" by Lincoln Steffens (Carnegie Library)
Theodore Roosevelt in Political Cartoons (David C. Hanson, Virginia Western Community College)

American Biography
Who's Who in American History (University of Wisconsin)
Addams, Jane (Hull House Museum, University of Illinois)
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan B. Anthony House)
Carson, Rachel (Time Magazine)
Douglass, Frederick (MSN Encarta)
Douglass, Frederick (Sandra Thomas, University of Rochester)
Du Bois, W.E.B. (Encylopedia Britannica)
Du Bois, W.E.B. (MSN Encarta)
Garrison, William Lloyd (MSN Encarta)
Keller, Helen (Helen Keller International)
Keller, Helen (TIME Magazine)
Sitting Bull (PBS)
Washington, Booker T. (Encyclopedia Britannica)
Washington, Booker T.
(Library of Congress)
Willard, Frances (Encyclopedia Britannica)
Willard, Frances (Ohio State University)

Cold War
Cold War Museum WebQuest (Caswell and DeLorenzo)
The Cold War Museum (Cold War Museum)

Regents Review
NYS Regents Exam Prep: U.S. History and Government (DeLorenzo)