Non-Fiction

American History

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http://digitalvaults.org/

Hundreds of photos, documents, maps, artwork, video clips and audio files, dating from the 1800s to the present

http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/database/hyper_titles.cfm

An interactive, multimedia history of the United States from the Revolution to the present.

http://usinfo.state.gov/products/pubs/histryotln/colonial.htm

A brief outline of American history from the beginnings to the 21st century.

http://www.earlyamerica.com/

Lots of material on American History from the colonial to the revolutionary period.

http://www.learner.org/interactives/historymap/index.html

Interactive US History map at learner.org

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Important Documents

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http://www.ushistory.org/declaration/document/index.htm

Full text of the Declaration of Independence (1776)

http://www.constitution.org/civ/comsense.htm

E-text version of Thomas Paine’s famous pamphlet “Common Sense” (1776).

http://www.usconstitution.net/const.html

The Constitution of the United States of America (1787)

http://thomas.loc.gov/home/histdox/fedpapers.html

The Library of Congress provides an electronic version of the Federalist Papers (1787/88)

http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?flash=true&doc=13&page=transcript

The Bill of Rights (1791)

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Related Articles

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http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/constitution_history.html

Web version of the Introduction by Roger A. Bruns to A More Perfect Union : The Creation of the United States Constitution. Washington, DC  (1986)

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The American Dream

http://wizard.webquests.ch/dreams.html?page=2262

WebQuest: Dreams are ten a penny: What has become of THE AMERICAN DREAM?

http://staffweb.brownsburg.k12.in.us/~emsteam82/tutin/Manifest%20Destiny%20Webquest/manifest_destiny_webquest.htm

WebQuest: Manifest Destiny

http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/E/manifest/manif1.htm

Michael T. Lubragge: Manifest Destiny – The Philosophy That Created A Nation (Essay)

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The American South

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http://www.hamburger-bildungsserver.de/welcome.phtml?unten=/faecher/englisch/abitur/southernstates/index.htm

Lots of links on the Hamburger Bildungsserver

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/eyesontheprize/tguide/high.html

Five Lessons on the American Civil Rights Movement

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Ecology – Global warming

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http://www.koshland-science-museum.org/exhibitgcc/index.jsp

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http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/climate/GCclimate1.html

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http://www.nytimes.com/learning/issues_in_depth/20060406.html

NY Times lesson plans on global warming

http://www.carbonrally.com/

One of Time Magazine’s 50 best websites of 2008

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Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth”

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http://oneplanetfundraising.com/teacherresources.aspx

Several links regarding  “An Inconvenient Truth” – Lesson Plans and classroom activities

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Cornelsen – New Context

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http://docs.google.com/View?docid=df5j3r7t_16ct6pw896#B_What_Is_Eden_about_411125280

Links and materials regarding “New Context” (Cornelsen Verlag) compiled by Jochen Lüders

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