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North Smithfield High School Library: 1960s/1970s/1980s:

CNN:

CNN Original Series: "The Sixties" explores the landmark era of cultural, political, and technological change during the 1960s, infusing new relevance to the cultural touchstones that changed the world.

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Library of Congress:

"The activists interviewed for this project belong to a wide range of occupations, including lawyers, judges, doctors, farmers, journalists, professors, and musicians, among others. The video recordings of their recollections cover a wide variety of topics within the civil rights movement, such as the influence of the labor movement, nonviolence and self-defense, religious faith, music, and the experiences of young activists.This site also includes a section of essays and articles related to civil rights topics."

The Miller Center:

"A nonpartisan affiliate of the University of Virginia that specializes in presidential scholarship, public policy, and political history."

 

Google Scholar:

"Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature."

CNN:

Examining the decade through its politics, culture and historic events.

Digital Public Library of America:

Defining Documents in American History: The 1960s (eBook):

Password: northmen

Askri.org:

World History in Context Database:

This resource will help students gain a more complete understanding of the people and cultures that formed our collective history.

The NS High School Password for this database is ns30344

CNN:

The CNN Original Series "The Eighties" explores this totally rad decade and its cultural, political, and technological impact on today.

Issues & Controversies in American History Database:

This database delivers dynamic, concise, and balanced coverage that provides the background, outcome, and contemporary points of view for every major debate and conflict in American history.

username: nshs

 password: northmen

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History:

Browse by topic or time period for essays, primary sources and videos on a range of topics.

username: nshsstudent

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