To Kill a Mockingbird: A Historical Perspective
Students gain a sense of the living history that surrounds the novel To Kill a Mockingbird. Through studying primary source materials from American Memory and other online resources, students of all backgrounds may better grasp how historical events and human forces have shaped relationships between black and white, and rich and poor cultures of our country.
This unit guides students on a journey through the Depression Era in the 1930s. Activities familiarize the students with Southern experiences through the study of the novel and African American experiences through the examination of primary sources.
Did WWI Lead to WWII?
History Channel video about the relationship between the events and outcome of World War I and the outbreak of World War II.
Rare Color Photographs from the Trenches of WWI
TIME magazine collection of color photographs from WWI trenches.
U-Boats in WWI
Smithsonian interactive map that shows u-boat damage in WWI.