Research Project: U.S. Historical Significance




Individuals from the Civil War

What you're looking for...

1. Information about their life

2. What they did for the Civil War

3. Questions and answers, 1st or 3rd person

external image 450px-Ulysses_Grant_1870-1880.jpgUlysses S Grant

external image Robert_Edward_Lee.jpgRobert E Lee

Student Research Center electronic source
The White House website
Biography.com (includes video)
Student Research Center electronic source
Civil War Trust
Biography.com (includes video)

external image Clara_Barton_1904.jpgClara Barton

external image Dix-Dorothea-LOC.jpgDorothea Dix

Biography Reference Center electronic source
The Red Cross
Biography.com (includes video)
Student Research Center electronic source
Smithsonian Institution
Biography.com

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Loreta Janeta Velazquez


Academic Search Premiere (pg 4) electronic source
Civil War Trust
Documenting the American South
(a summary of her memoir)

One factor leading to the Civil War

What you're looking for...

1. How and why did it lead to the Civil War

2. Key individuals from the time period

3. Facts about the time period

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Economic and social differences

between the north and the south

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State versus federal rights

Student Research Center electronic source
Civil War Trust
Flagstaff Arts and Leadership Academy
Student Research Center electronic source
History Detectives(includes video)
Civil War Trust

Individuals from the Industrial Revolution

What you're looking for...

1. Describe the time period

2. Information about their life

3. Contribution (what they created)

4. The impact of their contributions then

5. The impact of their contributions now

external image Alexander_Graham_Bell.jpgAlexander Graham Bell

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The Wright Brothers

Student Research Center electronic source
Time Magazine (includes audio of his voice)
Biography.com (includes video)
Student Research Center electronic source
Smithsonian NASM (includes photos): Wilbur / Orville
Biography.com (includes video): Wilbur / Orville

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Duryea Brothers


Biography Reference Center electronic source
Los Angeles Times
Inventors

13th, 14th, & 15th Amendments

What you're looking for...

1. Events leading to their creation

2. What rights are protected

3. Arguments for or against them

4. What these amendments mean to us today

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Student Research Center electronic source
United States Senate
Fast Track Teaching