The 20th Century - 1st Half: 1900 - 1950

Issues and Events:

  1. Immigration policies in the early 20th century
    http://www.cmp.ucr.edu/exhibitions/immigration_id.html
    http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/070_immi.html
    http://www.mohonasen.org/dmslib/immigration.htm
    http://eric-web.tc.columbia.edu/pathways/immigrant_issues/impol.html
    http://www.clc-ctc.ca/human-rights/immi-ref-nov99.html

  2. Jim Crow in the southern United States
    http://www.africana.com/Utilities/Content.html?&../cgibin/banner.pl?banner=Education&../Articles/tt_026.htm
    http://jimcrowhistory.org/welcome_box.htm
    http://www.redstone.army.mil/history/integrate/jimcrow/welcome.html

  3. The grim face of racial, religious and ethnic prejudice
    http://dmoz.org/Society/Issues/Race-Ethnic-Religious_Relations/
    http://www.umpd.umd.edu/programs_and_services/discrimination/prejudice.htm
    http://www.mlksymposium.org/mlksymposium/essays/2002.asp

  4. The role of women in the first half of the 20th century
    http://www.gliah.uh.edu/historyonline/us24.cfm
    http://www.angelfire.com/ca/HistoryGals/Wesley.html

  5. Child labor
    http://www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/childlabor/
    http://www.history.ohio-state.edu/projects/childlabor/
    http://www.unicefusa.org/issues97/jan97/labor.html

  6. The Triangle Shirt Factory fire
    http://www.ilr.cornell.edu/trianglefire/
    http://www.ustrek.org/odyssey/semester2/011701/011701stephfire.html

  7. Women's fight for the right to vote
    http://www.rochester.edu/SBA/history.html
    http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/vfwhtml/vfwhome.html
    http://www.boondocksnet.com/gallery/suf_intro.html
    http://65.107.211.206/gender/wojtczak/hassuf.html

  8. Developments in science and technology in the first half of the 20th century
    http://www.smithsonianlegacies.si.edu/gallery.cfm?gallery=3palace%20of%20progress
    http://inventors.about.com/cs/timelines/?PM=ss15_inventors

  9. Building the Panama Canal
    http://www.ared.com/kora/java/pcc/javaani.html
    http://www.sil.si.edu/Exhibitions/Make-the-Dirt-Fly/

  10. The Spanish flu
    http://www.ninthday.com/spanish_flu.htm
    http://meme.essortment.com/spanishflu_reiz.htm

  11. The rise of baseball
    http://www.thebaseballpage.com/features/origins.htm
    http://www.baseball1.com/bb-data/e-hist-1.html

  12. The Jazz age
    http://www.btinternet.com/~dreklind/threetwo/Jazzhome.htm
    http://www.geocities.com/flapper_culture/
    http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/wghtml/wghome.html

  13. Canada becomes independent
    http://www.factmonster.com/spot/canada1.html
    http://www.swil.ocdsb.edu.on.ca/SWLCanMu/indeco.html

  14. The Great Depression
    http://www.escape.com/~paulg53/politics/great_depression.shtml
    http://www.sos.state.mi.us/history/museum/explore/museums/hismus/190075/depressn/labnews2.html
    http://www.mcsc.k12.in.us/mhs/social/madedo/

  15. The Spanish Civil War
    http://www.geocities.com/CapitolHill/9820/
    http://burn.ucsd.edu/scw.htm

  16. The emergence of radio as a form of entertainment
    http://www.ipass.net/~whitetho/
    http://www.alpcom.it/hamradio/
    http://www.antique-radio.org/newsite/home.htm

  17. The development of the film industry
    http://www.filmsite.org/filmh.html
    http://www.cln.org/themes/history_film.html

  18. The appearance of television
    http://www.high-techproductions.com/historyoftelevision.htm
    http://www.tvhistory.tv/

  19. World War I -- the pity of war
    http://www.worldwar1.com/
    http://www.pbs.org/greatwar/
    http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/FWW.htm

  20. The Versailles Treaty
    http://history.acusd.edu/gen/text/versaillestreaty/vercontents.html
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/modern/versaill/versahtm.htm

  21. World War II -- the good (?) war
    http://www.ibiblio.org/pha/
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/war/wwtwo/index.shtml
    http://fas-history.rutgers.edu/oralhistory/orlhom.htm

  22. Internment of Japanese-Americans and Japanese-Canadians during WWII
    http://www.geocities.com/Athens/8420/main.html
    http://www.lib.utah.edu/spc/photo/9066/9066.htm
    http://www.queensu.ca/idis/japan/

  23. The Nazis and the Final Solution
    http://motlc.wiesenthal.com/pages/fs.html
    http://www.ushmm.org/outreach/fsol.htm
    http://www.us-israel.org/jsource/Holocaust/final.html

  24. The Russian Revolution
    http://www.us-israel.org/jsource/Holocaust/final.html
    http://www.geographia.com/russia/rushis06.htm
    http://www.rjgeib.com/thoughts/zhivago/zhivago.html

  25. China goes communist
    http://www.zhongguo.org/Isaacs/default.htm
    http://www.maoism.org/msw/vol2/mswv2_23.htm

  26. The end of European empires in Asia and Africa
    http://www.cityu.edu.hk/is/itdc/africa.htm
    http://www.seasite.niu.edu/crossroads/wilson/colonialism.htm
    http://www.edenpr.k12.mn.us/ephs/Conrad/

  27. The United Nations
    http://www.un.org/

  28. The Cold War
    http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/cold.war/
    http://www.ibiblio.org/expo/soviet.exhibit/coldwar.html

  29. The Atomic Age
    http://www2.ctc.edu/~dpearson//pctmln.htm
    http://www.atomicarchive.com/

  30. The League of Nations
    http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/leagcov.htm
    http://history.acusd.edu/gen/WW2Timeline/1919League2.html

  31. Apartheid in South Africa
    http://www-cs-students.stanford.edu/~cale/cs201/apartheid.hist.html
    http://www.northstar.k12.ak.us/schools/nph/twt/apart/

  32. The establishment of the state of Israel
    http://www.us-israel.org/jsource/History/dectoc.html
    http://www.arab.net/palestine/history/pe_israelstate.html


People and Places

  1. Susan B. Anthony and the women's suffrage movement
    http://www.susanbanthonyhouse.org/
    http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/vfwhtml/vfwhome.html

  2. Queen Victoria
    http://65.107.211.206/victorian/vn/victor6.html
    http://www.pbs.org/empires/victoria/

  3. Czar Nicholas II
    http://www.worldwar1.com/biorczar.htm
    http://radio.cbc.ca/news/czar/

  4. Mao Zedong
    http://www.marx2mao.org/Mao/Index.html
    http://www.time.com/time/time100/leaders/profile/mao.html

  5. The Wright Brothers
    http://www.nps.gov/wrbr/
    http://www.first-to-fly.com/

  6. Pablo Picasso
    http://www.tamu.edu/mocl/picasso/
    http://www.artchive.com/artchive/P/picasso.html

  7. Vladimir Lenin
    http://www.soften.ktu.lt/~kaleck/Lenin/
    http://lenin.ussr.com/

  8. Josef Stalin
    http://www.rjgeib.com/thoughts/stalin/stalin.html
    http://www.toy-soldier-gallery.com/Articles/Stalin/Stalin.html

  9. Benito Mussolini
    http://www.euronet.nl/users/wilfried/ww2/mussolin.htm
    http://www.pomperaug.com/socstud/stumuseum/web/mrcidea2moussolini.htm

  10. Winston Churchill
    http://www.winstonchurchill.org/
    http://www.churchill.nls.ac.uk/

  11. Adolf Hitler
    http://www.time.com/time/special/moy/1938.html
    http://www.rjgeib.com/thoughts/hitler/hitler.html

  12. Sigmund Freud
    http://freud.t0.or.at/freud/index-e.htm
    http://www.lucidcafe.com/library/96may/freud.html

  13. Jesse Owens
    http://www.jesseowens.com/
    http://www.jesse-owens.org/about1.html

  14. Battle of the Somme
    http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/FWWsomme.htm
    http://www.stemnet.nf.ca/beaumont/somme.htm

  15. Gallipoli
    http://user.glo.be/~snelders/
    http://members.ozemail.com.au/~vcweb/gallipoli.htm

  16. Auschwitz
    http://www.remember.org/jacobs/
    http://www.auschwitz-muzeum.oswiecim.pl/

  17. Pearl Harbor
    http://www.execpc.com/~dschaaf/mainmenu.html
    http://plasma.nationalgeographic.com/pearlharbor/

  18. Hiroshima
    http://www.lclark.edu/~history/HIROSHIMA/
    http://www.csi.ad.jp/ABOMB/

  19. Mahatma (M. K.) Ghandi
    http://www.engagedpage.com/gandhi.html
    http://www.gandhiinstitute.org/


 

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