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Special Feature Links

Use the links below to find more information on the special features in this chapter and to explore related topics.

Interdisciplinary Challenge: Revolutionary America

Archiving Early America http://www.earlyamerica.com/ earlyamerica/ maps/
Excellent source for information on the thirteen colonies, the Revolutionary War, and the early republic. Links, essays, and maps covering subjects ranging from the Siege of Charlestown to the United States in 1812.

USA Today Snapshot http://www.usatoday.com/ snapshot/ news/ snapndex.htm
For great ideas on the creative use of charts and graphs, browse this index of daily "snapshots" posted on the USA Today Web site.

Posters American Style http://americanart.si.edu/ collections/ exhibits/ posters/ essay-bottom.html
Gain inspiration to create your own poster or cartoon from this Smithsonian exhibition of poster art in America. Provides a wide array of posters, as well as an examination of the motives, messages, and processes behind their creation.


Literature Connections

The Real Johnny Tremain http://www.nevada.edu/ ~treed/ trwebquest/
A WebQuest researching the accuracy of Johnny Tremain.

Ireland's Troubled History http://www.washingtonpost.com/ wp-srv/ inatl/ longterm/ nireland/ overview.htm
This Washington Post special feature provides a thorough introduction to the history of the Irish struggle against British rule; it includes an overview, time line, key points, Web links, and news.

Russian Revolution Resources http://www.historyguide.org/ europe/ rusrev_links.html
Collection of links to a variety of research materials on the Russian Revolution.


Primary Source Explorer: The Declaration of Independence

The Declaration of Independence http://www.archives.gov/ national-archives-experience/ charters/ declaration.html
Image of the original Declaration of Independence and links to articles, documents, and information about the Declaration.


History Workshop: The American Revolution Liberty Tree

Writings of Thomas Paine http://teachingamericanhistory.org/ library/ index.asp?subcategory=15
Collected writings of Thomas Paine, including "Common Sense," "Rights of Man" and "Age of Reason."

The Continental Colors http://www.midcoast.com/ %7Emartucci/ flags/ us-hist2.html
Account of the dedication or raising of liberty trees and poles, and images of the first flags flown on the Liberty Pole