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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) http://www.noodletools.com/noodlebib/index.php
MLA Citation Guide
(Bedford Books) http://www.dianahacker.com/resdoc/
OHS Online Writing Guide (Richardson & Caswell)
Thematic Essay Writing Guide (Regents Prep)
Visual Thesaurus (Plumb Design)
http://www.visualthesaurus.com/online/index.html

General Research
Britannica.com (Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc.) http://www.britannica.com/
Encarta (Microsoft Corp.) http://encarta.msn.com/encnet/features/home.aspx
OCSD: Library Resources (Oswego City School District)
Searching the Web (Oswego City School District)
StudyWeb (American Computer Resources, Inc.)
WWWebster Dictionary (Merriam-Webster, Inc.) http://www.m-w.com/dictionary.htm

Current Events
CNN: Daily News (CNN) http://www.cnn.com/
MSNBC.com (MSNBC)
NewsLink
(American Journalism Review) 

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

U.S. Geography
National Atlas of the United States (U.S. Government) http://www-atlas.usgs.gov/
Regional Landscapes of the United States (U.S. Government) http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/GEO/

Colonial Era
Archiving Early America: Historic Documents From 18th Century (Archiving Early America) http://earlyamerica.com/
Virtual Jamestown (University of Virginia)
http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/vcdh/jamestown/

Critical Period
A Biography of Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804) (USA) http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/B/hamilton/hamilxx.htm
The American Presidency (Grolier) http://gi.grolier.com/presidents/ea/side/pofus.html
A More Perfect Union: The Creation of the U.S. Constitution (NARA)
The Constitution of the United States (U.S. Government) http://www.archives.gov/exhibit_hall/charters_of_freedom/constitution/constitution.html
Constitutional Topic: The Constitutional Convention (USConstitution.net) http://www.usconstitution.net/consttop_ccon.html
Delegates to the Constitutional Convention (U.S. Government) http://www.archives.gov/exhibit_hall/charters_of_freedom/constitution/founding_fathers.html
James Madison: Godfather of the Constitution (Archiving Early America) http://www.earlyamerica.com/review/summer97/madison.html
Selected Quotes From the Constitutional Convention (Joe Kimmel)
  http://www.geocities.com/selectedquotes/

Supreme Court Cases
The OYEZ Project (Northwestern University) http://oyez.itcs.northwestern.edu/oyez/frontpage
Summary of Cases Reviewed (Northport-East Northport Union Free School District) http://northport.k12.ny.us/~PATCH/regreview.html
Supreme Court Case Summary (New York State Bar Association)
http://www.tourolaw.edu/patch/CaseSummary.html

Gilded Age
Gilded Age WebQuest: Documenting Industry in America (Caswell and DeLorenzo) http://oswego.org/staff/tcaswell/wq/gildedage/student.htm
How the Other Half Lives by Jacob Riis (Yale University) http://www.yale.edu/amstud/inforev/riis/title.html
Chinese Exclusion Act (Stanford University) http://www-marine.stanford.edu/HMSweb/cea.htm
William Jennings Bryan's "Cross of Gold" Speech (University of Virginia) http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/seminar/unit8/crgold.htm
Thomas Nast (Joel A. Coughlin)
Civil Service Reform Cartoon (New York Times) http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/harp/0203.html

Progressive Era
The Bitter Cry of the Children by John Spargo (Mohawk Central Schools) http://mohawk.k12.ny.us/progressive/spargo1.htm
Compulsory Education Law for NYC Schools
(New Deal Network)
"The History of Standard Oil" by Ida Tarbell (Mohawk Central Schools) http://mohawk.k12.ny.us/progressive/tarbell1.html
The Jungle by Upton Sinclair (The Literature Network) http://www.online-literature.com/upton_sinclair/jungle/
"Pittsburg: A City Ashamed" by Lincoln Steffens (Carnegie Library)
Theodore Roosevelt in Political Cartoons (David C. Hanson, Virginia Western Community College) http://www.vw.cc.va.us/vwhansd/HIS122/Teddy/TRCartoons.html

American Biography
Who's Who in American History (University of Wisconsin) http://us.history.wisc.edu/hist102/bios/eras.html
Addams, Jane (Hull House Museum, University of Illinois) http://www.uic.edu/jaddams/hull/hull_house.html
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan B. Anthony House)  http://www.susanbanthonyhouse.org/
Carson, Rachel (Time Magazine) http://www.time.com/time/time100/scientist/profile/carson.html
Douglass, Frederick (MSN Encarta) http://encarta.msn.com/encnet/refpages/refarticle.aspx?refid=761561813
Douglass, Frederick (Sandra Thomas, University of Rochester) http://www.history.rochester.edu/class/douglass/home.html
Du Bois, W.E.B. (Encylopedia Britannica)
Du Bois, W.E.B. (MSN Encarta) http://encarta.msn.com/encnet/refpages/refarticle.aspx?refid=761563380
Garrison, William Lloyd (MSN Encarta) http://encarta.msn.com/encnet/refpages/refarticle.aspx?refid=761559647
Keller, Helen (Helen Keller International)
Keller, Helen (TIME Magazine) http://www.time.com/time/time100/heroes/profile/keller01.html
Sitting Bull (PBS) http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/people/s_z/sittingbull.htm
Washington, Booker T. (Encyclopedia Britannica)
Washington, Booker T.
(Library of Congress) http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/aaohtml/exhibit/aopart6.html
Willard, Frances (Encyclopedia Britannica) http://www.britannica.com/eb/article?eu=79067&tocid=0
Willard, Frances (Ohio State University) http://www.history.ohio-state.edu/projects/prohibition/willard/

Cold War
Cold War Museum WebQuest (Caswell and DeLorenzo) http://oswego.org/staff/jdeloren/coldwar/coldwarquest.html
The Cold War Museum (Cold War Museum) http://www.coldwar.org/

Regents Review
NYS Regents Exam Prep: U.S. History and Government (DeLorenzo)  http://regentsprep.org/Regents/ushisgov/ushisgov.cfm