The American Dreams
The complete assignment can be found by clicking the link below.
American Rhetoric ( Database of and index to 5000+ full text, audio and video versions of public speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, lectures, debates, interviews, other recorded media events, and a declaration or two)
Authentic History Center (Created by Michael Barnes, a high school history teacher from MI, AHC endeavors to tell the story of the United States primarily through popular culture. It was created to teach that the everyday objects in society have authentic historical value and reflect the social consciousness of the era that produced them)
Best of history websites: American history (see the sidebar for specific topics and eras in US history)
Decades That Roared - this is a textbook that may give you some ideas of things that occurred and provide guidance..
Decade by Decade Timeline - While this is a .com, there are links to some good resources.
Documents for the Study of American History - links to academic sources. Excellent resource.
Digital History (hypertext American history with primary sources and more; from University of Houston)
Digital Schomburg (online exhibitions, digitized books, images and more from the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a research unit of the New York Public Library)
Discovering American Women's History Online (digital collections of primary source materials browseable by subject, place, time period, and source type; coverage is 18th century through late 20th century)
Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History: Modules on major topics in American history (topic overviews, primary source documents, and other resources) (now requires a free registration for users)
History Matters: the U.S. survey course on the web (an annotated guide to the best websites in American history)
National Archives DOCS Teach (search or browse a large collection of documents from the U.S. National Archives)
People's century (companion to the PBS series of the same name documenting the extraordinary events of the century through the revealing personal testimony of the people who experienced them firsthand)
Teaching American History: Documents Library (letters, speeches, documents on significant people and events in American political thought and history)
WWW-VL; History: United States (a wealth of links arranged by topic and by time period)