The Enlightenment: 1750 - 1900

Issues and Events:

  1. Slavery in America
    http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/home.html
    http://www.innercity.org/holt/slavechron.html

  2. The American Revolution
    http://www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/revolution/
    http://revolution.h-net.msu.edu/

  3. The Boston Tea Party
    http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/E/teaparty/bostonxx.htm
    http://www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/revolution/teaparty.htm

  4. The Declaration of Independence
    http://www.archives.gov/exhibit_hall/charters_of_freedom/declaration/declaration.htm
    http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/declara/declara1.html

  5. The French Revolution
    http://www.woodberry.org/acad/hist/FRWEB/
    http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/modsbook13.html

  6. The Reign of Terror
    http://www.bartleby.com/65/re/ReignTer.html
    http://www.rjgeib.com/thoughts/french/french.html

  7. The Industrial Revolution in England
    http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/modsbook14.html
    http://65.107.211.206/victorian/history/hist8.html

  8. The Industrial Revolution in America
    http://www.oberlin.edu/~gkornbl/Hist258/
    http://www.darex.com/indurevo.htm

  9. Life in the coal mines
    http://www.cohums.ohio-state.edu/history/projects/Lessons_US/Gilded_Age/
    http://www.welshcoalmines.co.uk/

  10. Child labor during the Industrial Revolution
    http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/IRchild.main.htm
    http://members.aol.com/TeacherNet/Industrial.html#ChildLabor

  11. Emigration to the New World
    http://www.cmp.ucr.edu/exhibitions/immigration_id.html
    http://www.ellisisland.com/
    http://wwwald.bham.wednet.edu/museum/museum.htm

  12. Liberalism as a political theory
    http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/liberalism/

  13. Socialism as a political theory
    http://home.vicnet.net.au/~dmcm/

  14. Nationalism
    http://www.nationalismproject.org/what.htm
    http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/modsbook17.html

  15. Imperialism
    http://www.smplanet.com/imperialism/toc.html
    http://www.jlhs.nhusd.k12.ca.us/Classes/Social_Science/Imperialism/Imperialism.html

  16. The American Civil War
    http://sunsite.utk.edu/civil-war/
    http://www.cwc.lsu.edu/

  17. The expansion of the American West
    http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi/jb/1829-1859
    http://www.snowcrest.net/jmike/westexp.html

  18. The Emancipation Proclamation
    http://www.archives.gov/exhibit_hall/featured_documents/emancipation_proclamation/emancipation_proclamation.html
    http://www.nps.gov/ncro/anti/emancipation.html

  19. The underground railroad
    http://www.nationalgeographic.com/features/99/railroad/
    http://www.freedomtrail.ca/

  20. The colonization of Africa
    http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/african/acsbegin.html
    http://www.winona.k12.mn.us/wms/curricsites/Africa/colonization_of_africa.html

  21. The British Raj in India
    http://www.lcsc.edu/modernchina/u3s3p1.htm
    http://www.itihaas.com/modern/british.html

  22. The East India Company
    http://www.eicships.info/
    http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/History/British/EAco.html

  23. The opening of Japan to trade with the west
    http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107666.html
    http://www.wae.org/japan/Ja19.htm

  24. The Opium Wars
    http://www.wsu.edu/~dee/CHING/OPIUM.HTM
    http://www.megastories.com/china/glossary/opium.htm

  25. Aborigines in Australia
    http://www.slnsw.gov.au/links/abor.htm
    http://www.ebgymhollabrunn.ac.at/projekte/abori.htm

  26. Maoris in New Zealand
    http://www.geocities.com/TheTropics/Shores/9338/
    http://www.maori.org.nz/

  27. The settlement of convicts in Australia
    http://www.pilot.co.uk/NewFiles/Convicts_trnspt.html
    http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Rhodes/3567/warra.htm

  28. Russia in the 19th century
    http://europeanhistory.about.com/cs/nineteenthcentury/
    http://www.departments.bucknell.edu/russian/fn9015/1800Russ.html

  29. The building of the first railway in the U.S.
    http://www.americaslibrary.gov/pages/jb_0228_train_1.html
    http://cprr.org/Museum/Ephemera/Postal.html
    http://www.utahcrossroads.org/G_FT1097.htm

  30. Immigration to Canada and the development of the west
    http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/thevoyage.html
    http://www.cln.org/themes/immigration.html

  31. The French and Indian War
    http://web.syr.edu/~laroux/history/hismenu.html
    http://digitalhistory.org/wolfe.html

  32. The building of the first railway in Canada
    http://www.clta.on.ca/hillsofmexico/canadacorner/lastspike.htm
    http://www.banfflakelouise.com/generalinfo/history.html

  33. French and English speaking Canada
    http://www.cobblestonepub.com/pages/canada.htm
    http://www3.telus.net/linguisticsissues/french.html

  34. The War of 1812
    http://www.multied.com/1812/
    http://www.militaryheritage.com/1812.htm

  35. The Crimean War
    http://www.geocities.com/Broadway/Alley/5443/crimopen.htm
    http://65.107.211.206/history/crimea.html

  36. The Boer War
    http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Acropolis/8141/boerwar.html
    http://www.anglo-boer.co.za/

  37. Germ theory of disease
    http://www.mansfield.ohio-state.edu/~sabedon/biol2007.htm
    http://www.mansfield.ohio-state.edu/~sabedon/biol2007.htm

  38. Antisepsis
    http://www.medinfo.ufl.edu/other/profmed/slides/pm021599/slide24.html

  39. The age of romanticism in the arts
    http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/modsbook15.html
    http://www.wsu.edu:8080/~brians/hum_303/romanticism.html

  40. The Enlightenment
    http://www.culture.fr/lumiere/documents/files/imaginary_exhibition.html
    http://www.wsu.edu:8080/~brians/hum_303/enlightenment.html


People and Places:

  1. Thomas Jefferson
    http://www.monticello.org/
    http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/tj3.html

  2. Benjamin Franklin
    http://sln.fi.edu/franklin/rotten.html
    http://www.english.udel.edu/lemay/franklin/

  3. Robespierre
    http://www.historyguide.org/intellect/robespierre.html

  4. Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette
    http://www.royalty.nu/Europe/France/MarieAntoinette.html
    http://www.knology.net/~leahmarie/antoinette1.html
    http://wwwtc.nhmccd.edu/people/crf01/wc2/lec5.html

  5. Napoleon
    http://www.pbs.org/empires/napoleon/
    http://www.napoleonseries.org/

  6. The Suez Canal
    http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/islam/1876suezcanal.html
    http://i-cias.com/e.o/suez_can.htm

  7. Samuel B. Morse
    http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/atthtml/mrshome.html
    http://www.morsehistoricsite.org/morse/morse.html

  8. Abraham Lincoln
    http://members.aol.com/RVSNorton/Lincoln2.html
    http://members.aol.com/RVSNorton/Lincoln.html
    http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/al16.html

  9. Otto von Bismarck
    http://www.germanembassy-india.org/news/98july/gn07.htm
    http://www.pressenter.com/~germanam/ottovon.htm

  10. Joseph Lister
    http://web.ukonline.co.uk/b.gardner/Lister.html

  11. Louis Pasteur
    http://www.accessexcellence.org/AB/BC/Louis_Pasteur.html
    http://www.lucidcafe.com/lucidcafe/library/95dec/pasteur.html

  12. Thomas Edison
    http://www.tomedison.org/
    http://www.thomasedison.com/

  13. Robert Fulton
    http://www.history.rochester.edu/steam/dickinson/

  14. Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    http://home.swipnet.se/~w-15266/cultur/fyodor/
    http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/fdosto.htm

  15. Charles Dickens
    http://www.lang.nagoya-u.ac.jp/~matsuoka/Dickens.html
    http://65.107.211.206/dickens/dickensov.html

  16. Mary Shelley
    http://www.english.udel.edu/swilson/mws/mws.html
    http://home-1.worldonline.nl/~hamberg/

  17. Ludwig Beethoven
    http://www.lucare.com/immortal/
    http://www.physics.usyd.edu.au/~simonj/lvb/lvb.html

  18. Pierre-Auguste Renoir
    http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/renoir/
    http://www.renoir.org.yu/

  19. J. M. W. Turner
    http://www.art-and-artist.co.uk/j_m_w_turner/

  20. Paul Gaugin
    http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/gauguin/
    http://www.artchive.com/artchive/G/gauguin.html

  21. Claude Monet
    http://giverny.org/gardens/
    http://webpages.marshall.edu/~smith82/monet.html

  22. Vincent Van Gogh
    http://www.vangoghgallery.com/
    http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/gogh/
    http://www.vangoghmuseum.nl/

  23. Paul Cezanne
    http://www.artchive.com/artchive/C/cezanne.html
    http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/cezanne/

  24. Catherine the Great
    http://www2.sptimes.com/Treasures/
    http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Rhodes/4257/Cathpage1.html

 

 

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