Looking to the past to understand the present
Regulating the Internet...
Map of Telegraph Lines in the U.S.
The Pacific Railway Act
The Zimmerman Telegram
Cyber Theft Legislation
Hacking Sarah Palin's E-mail
Cyber Attacks on the Presidential Campaign
Lost Ohio Bank Data
Mr. Lincoln's T-Mail
Debates over the U.S. Constitution...
The U.S. Constitution
Ratification of the Constitution
Christine's YouTube Channel
(with links to videos watched in class)
article on the Supreme Court's ruling on the Second Amendment
WBEZ website with audio clips from Odyssey
(introducing recently discussed comments by then Illinois State Senator Barack Obama)
The Presidential Election...
Quiz: The History of U.S. Voting
Information on Election Day
Timeline of Voting Rights in the U.S.
Learning about Elections from USA.gov
(with links to the official Electoral College website)
Electoral College Map
Results from Ohio's elections
The Machinery of Democracy
Press coverage of the Campaign
Congress & the Evolution of U.S. Political Parties...
The Compromise of 1790
History of Political Parties in the U.S.
1800 Presidential Election
History of the Senate
History of the House of Representatives
The Environment/Global Climate Change...
Global Warming Newspaper Archive
Images of the River Thames - frozen
Environmental Movement Timeline
The 10 Greenest Presidents in U.S. History
Act Establishing Yellowstone Park (1872)
History of the Environmental Protection Agency
Article on Alaska's Glaciers
Global Warming Videos from the Discovery Channel
Universal Health Care...
Information on the Beveridge Report
The British Welfare State, 1945-2002
A recent article on the Health Care debate
Value Added Tax
Cut the VAT
U.S. Foreign Affairs...
The Monroe Doctrine and the Roosevelt Corollary
The Truman Doctrine
The Evolution of the Bush Doctrine
Overview of America's International Strategy
More Links about America's War on Terror
The U.S. War on...
Precedents for intervention in Afghanistan & Iraq
The Second Anglo-Afghan War
"Empire of Evil" speech to the House of Commons
The Marshall Plan
The Dayton Accord
"Fighting Terror with Duct Tape, Plastic?"
"Duck and Cover"
FEMA for Kids Homepage
Who Am I?
Barack Obama ad:
"A Stronger Economy"
Office of Management and Budget on Earmarks
Article on the Senate Rescue Bill
(from the Washington Post)
Who makes up the middle-class vote?
The Rise of the Victorian Middle Class
New Lanark World Heritage Site
The Encyclopedia of the Early Republic and Antebellum America
Department of the Treasury Fact Sheet on Taxes
"Gospel of Wealth"
Archiving Early America: The First Political Cartoons
The Stereotyping of the Irish Immigrant in 19th Century Periodicals
HarpWeek: The Presidential Elections
Teaching With Documents: Political Cartoons Illustrating Progressivism and the Election of 1912
Saturday Night Live videos
Presidential candidates' roasts at the Alfred E. Smith dinner