Helpful Websites

Issues in Modern America

LAS 301-01 Spring 2002

Jeff Gundy

 

Following are numerous websites that students have discovered when writing their journals for this class. Click on a link in the table below to be taken to helpful websites organized by date.

 

 

1/10 The Missing Peace 1/22 The Missing Peace 1/31 The Missing Peace 2/19 The Color Purple 3/12 War Memorials 3/28 Do The Right Thing
1/15 The Missing Peace 1/24 The Missing Peace 2/05 Platoon 2/21 The Color Purple 3/14 War Memorials 4/2 Honky
1/17 The Missing Peace 1/29 The Missing Peace 2/14 The Color Purple 2/26 The Color Purple 3/21 Honky  

 

1/10: The Missing Peace

*www.crystalindks.com/cheyenne            Lisa Bard

www.dickshovel.com/genosite                Lisa Bard

http://www.journeytowardforgiveness.com/stories/hart/biography.asp             R. Eric Burdette

www.warresisters.org/            Jamie Burke

*http://www.geocities.com/CapitalHill/7153/index.html  (On the Internet I found a web site that helps Native Americans against the major problems that they are facing in the country today.)          Matthew Chiles

www.constitution.org/cons/iroquois.htm  (It is an outline of what Deganawidah followed when he gathered with the other lords together.)          Tony Cleveland

http://members.aol.com/mayflo1620/indian_relations.html            Kyle Cutnaw

 

 

1/15: The Missing Peace

http://www.law.ou.edu/hist/paris.html (The Treaty of Paris.)         Bradley Immel

http://maxlets.com/clymer1776/A_Brief_CLYMER_History  (George Clymer, chairman of the committee of the Philadelphia Tea Party, and signer of the Declaration of Independence.)        Bradley Immel

http://www.matriarch.com/wafaacn.htm            Erika Keegan

http://www2.gol.com/users/quakers/how_did_the_quaker_peace_testimo.htm  (Quaker Peace Testimonies.)        Jill Kerlin

http://earlyamerica.com/review/fall96/loyalists.html            Lisa Langood

www.uow.edu.au/arts/sts/bmartin/pubs/89jpr.html (Gene Sharps Theory of Power.)           Angel Lombardo-Edwards

 

 

1/17: The Missing Peace

http://webby.cc.denison.edu/~waite/liberia/history/acs.htm            Rachel Mack

www.amhersthistory.org/ahm_aa/ahm_aa16.htm            Amanda Mills

http://docsouth.unc.edu/fitzhughcan/menu.html (George Fitzhugh’s defense of slavery)            Magdalena Perz

*http://members.aol.com/jfepperson/garrison.html            Jennifer Peterson

http://www.kersur.net/~bancroft/town.html (On Hopedale, Mass.)                Jennifer Peterson

www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part3/3p1521.html (On the American Colonization Society)            Lori Pongtana

www.innercity.org/holt/slavechron.html (A Chronology of American Slavery )            Darin Riffle

 

1/22: The Missing Peace

http://showcase.netins.net/web/creative/lincoln/speeches/greeley.htm             Brittney Selden

http://ngeorgia.com/history/why.html              Scott Van Eman

http://kpearson.faculty.tcnj.edu/rhetrace/_rhetrace/0000002b.htm            Philip Whitley

http://www.civilwarpages.com/             Ryan Zeman

 

1/24: The Missing Peace

http://www.radio4all.org/anarchy/ludlow.html               Lisa Bard

http://www.nara.gov./exhall/powers/women.html  ;    http://www.lib.noaa.gov/edocs/women/women2.jpg (They show some posters encouraging women to work in factories.)              Ewa Budzynska

*http://www.eugenevdebs.com/            R. Eric Burdette

http://www.library.hbs.edu/hc/unheard_voices/collections/work/  (Site with large collection of “unheard voices”—primary documents from women, working people, others whose lives are often left out of history.)            Jamie Burke

http://www.takver.com/history/secsoc02.htm            Matthew Chiles

http://digital.library.upenn.edu/women/jones/MotherJones.html            Tony Cleveland

http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/Jupton.htm            Kyle Cutnaw

 

1/29: The Missing Peace

www.pearlharborattacked.com   (It shows just how tragic any war could turn out right on the cover of the page.)             Adam Drake

http://paradigm.soci.brocku.ca/~lward/James/James1_toc.html            William Fisher

http://www.ibiscom.com/pearl.htm (A site that contains eyewitness accounts of Pearl Harbor, the London Blitz, Blitzkrieg, Hiroshima and even a Japanese account of Pearl Harbor.  Also contains pictures of the destruction caused by these events.)            Bradley Immel

http://www.pbs.org/itvs/thegoodwar/ww2pacifists.html            Erika Keegan

http://www.hist.unt.edu/w2-14abg.htm (This website gives further accounts on the invention and dropping of the A-bombs.)            Jill Kerlin

http://library.thinkquest.org/25909/html/content/ww2_alts.html  (This website is really short and is written by a student, but I thought that his viewpoints on the prevention of WWII and alternatives to Hiroshima and Nagasaki were interesting (not that I necessarily agree with them.)              Jill Kerlin

http://www.phil-am-war.org/             Lisa Langood

http://2think.org/quotes.html             Angel Lombardo-Edwards

 

1/31: The Missing Peace

http://usinfo.state.gov/usa/blackhis/ltrock/nine.htm            Rachel Mack

http://www.watson.org/~lisa/blackhistory/contents.html              Magdalena Perz

http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/rosenb/ROSENB.HTM             Jennifer Peterson

http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/trudoc.htm  (This is the speech that Truman gave before congress about the threat of communism and what should be done to stop it from growing.)            Jennifer Peterson

www.archives.state.al.us/govs_list/g_wallac.html  (On George Wallace.)            Lori Pongtana

http://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/intrel/nsc-68/nsc68-1.htm  (National Security Council document 68.)             Darin Riffle

http://www.infoplease.com/spot/civilrightstimeline1.html              Steven Roach

 

2/05: Platoon

http://members.tripod.com/~Firebase_Freedom/             Roxann Biberstine

http://www.cofc.edu/VietnamRetro/swickert.html             Roxann Biberstine

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/vietnam/intro.html              Matt McMahon

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/vietnam/trenches/mylai.html            Kelly Sander

http://www.nhandan.org.vn/english/today/index.html  (This website really doesn't have anything to do with the war itself, but is a Vietnamese communist newspaper.)             Kelly Sander

http://www.wm.edu/CAS/ASP/faculty/Lowry/Amst2000/projects%202000/Stone/public_html/Stone_bio.html            Brittney Selden

http://www.emotionalfirstaid.com/volume1/number3/30.html (In this article it goes into detail the after effects of war participants.)            Jon Spradling

http://grunt.space.swri.edu/pocindex.htm  (Letters home from a soldier during the war.)            Scott Van Eman

http://spec.lib.vt.edu/archives/blackwomen/viet.htm             Ryan Zeman

 

2/14: The Color Purple

http://www.gradesaver.com/ClassicNotes/Titles/The_Color_Purple/wwwboard/messages/358.html            Lisa Bard

http://www.africana.com/Utilities/Content.html?&../cgi-bin/banner.pl?banner=Education&../articles/tt_963.htm  http://www.pbs.org/jazz/time/time_women.htm  (The first one is about the sharecropping system, the second one about female jazz musicians.)            Ewa Budzynska

http://www.cybergrrl.com/views/dv//book/myth.html  (Lists some facts about domestic violence, since it seems to be very relevant to the novel.)          R. Eric Burdette

http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/category/4867.html             R. Eric Burdette 

http://www.ncvc.org/infolink/info29.htm  (I chose a web site that had many facts and statistics about incest.)            Jamie Burke

http://wwwvms.utexas.edu/~melindaj/alice.html>  (The Internet site that I found is about Alice Walker.  It mainly tells her biography, and has a lot of links on it to look at.)            Matthew Chiles

http://www.luminarium.org/contemporary/alicew/  (It describes the life of Alice Walker.)            Tony Cleveland

http://www.library.csi.cuny.edu/dept/history/lavender/purple.html             Kyle Cutnaw

 

2/19: The Color Purple

http://www.afsc.org/pwork/1200/122k05.htm   (This site is about the future of black America and how it's going to get a lot shorter if the judicial system doesn't do something about the racial effect on incarceration.)            Adam Drake

http://wwwvms.utexas.edu/~melindaj/bio.html.  (It is a biography of Alice Walker.)            Bradley Immel

http://www.library.csi.cuny.edu/dept/history/lavender/walker.html              Erika Keegan

http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/purple/context.html  (This is a useful resource when reading the book.  It gives character analyses and overviews of the letters.)            Jill Kerlin

http://www.uwyo.edu/wch/bdpguidecp.htm  (This website has no real content, but does have some interesting questions to think about.)            Jill Kerlin

http://www.dvsheltertour.org/fact.html#widespread   (This website gives statistics on domestic violence.)        Jill Kerlin

http://endabuse.org/programs/display.php3?DocID=77.            Lisa Langood

http://www.voices-action.org/index.html            Lisa Langood

*http://endabuse.org/index2.php3             Lisa Langood

www.theabsolute.net/minefield/misc.html#guide.  (This man tries to explain to other men how to understand a woman.)             Angel Lombardo-Edwards

 

2/21: The Color Purple

http://www.library.csi.cuny.edu/dept/history/lavender/purple.html            Rachel Mack

http://www.library.csi.cuny.edu/dept/history/lavender/purple.html            Amanda Mills

http://www.bethel.edu/~letnie/AfricanChristianity/Sub-SaharaHomepage.html  (I decided to have a website that would show the work of missionaries sent to Africa.)            Magdalena Perz

http://www.religioustolerance.org/fem_circ.htm  (FGM)              Lori Pongtana

www.danheller.com/images/Africa/Montage/Slideshow/img15.html (Facial scarification.)            Lori Pongtana

http://aawn1.tripod.com/  African American Women’s Network             Darin Riffle

http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/africa/features/storyofafrica/index.shtml  (The Web page I have chosen is The history of Africa.)            Steven Roach

 

2/26: The Color Purple

http://www.nytimes.com/books/98/10/04/specials/walker-color.html            Brittany Selden

http://www.blueflamecafe.com/index.html            Brittany Selden

http://voices.cla.umn.edu/authors/AliceWalker.html             Scott Van Eman

http://www.geocities.com/Athens/9089/colorpurple-celie_growth.html            Ryan Zeman

 

3/12: War Memorials

http://www.lewispublishing.com/orange.htm             Ewa Budzynska

http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/twhp/wwwlps/lessons/54horseshoe/54horseshoe.htm             Ewa Budzynska

http://internettrash.com/users/library/dresden.htm (Here is a site on the bombing of Dresden.)            R. Eric Burdette

http://www.worldwar1.com/arm009.htm  (The Internet site that I found was on trenches used in wars.)            Matthew Chiles

http://www.hlswilliwaw.com/aleutians/Aircraft/html/b-24.htm  (It talks about the b-24 in some more detail.)            Tony Cleveland

http://www.inspirationpeak.com/index.html  (The website I found is related to inspiration.)            Kyle Cutnaw

http://www.ccchronicle.com/back/2001-10-01/arts7.html            Bradley Immel

http//:www.time.com/time/magazine/1998/int/980330/europe.under_a_cold_war_18.html   (I found a website that gives accounts of some soldiers during WWII and the repercussions it had on them.)            Jill Kerlin

http://www.les.appstate.edu/courses/appalachia/religion/snake.htm  (Gives a short description of the history and beliefs of snake handlers.)            Lisa Langood

http://www.jesus.com            Lisa Langood

www.beloit.edu/~phipsi/chapter/fireside.html            Angel Lombardo-Edwards

 

3/14: War Memorials

www.Socialstudiesforkids.com/wwww/us/horseshoebenddef.htm              Magdalena Perz

www.americancivilwar.com/statepic             Magdalena Perz

http://www.nauticom.net/www/harts/airforce.html            Jennifer Peterson

*http://homepages.rootsweb.com/wcmamcrk4/crkwr8.html#anchor624699             Lori Pongtana

http://www.graywolfpress.org/titles/warmemorials.html            Brittney Selden

http://www.ccchronicle.com/back/2001-10-01/arts7.html             Ryan Zeman

 

3/21: Honky

http://www.bookreporter.com/reviews/0520215869.asp            Lisa Bard

http://www.corpun.com/websch.htm            Ewa Budzynska

*http://www.stophitting.com/NCACPS/NCACPS_facts_about_corporal_punishment.htm            Ewa Budzynska

http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/medny/nymosq1.html  (I found this site about the history of one of the first Mosques built in New York City.)          R. Eric Burdette

http://discussions.previewport.com:8001/articles/01/11/16/1626225.shtml  (The internet site that I found was a readers forum that talks to Dalton about his book and the way he feels about the things that were going on in his life as he was growing up.)         Matthew Chiles

http://www.new-year.co.uk/chinese/calendar.htm            Tony Cleveland

http://www.lorainohio.net/  (Here is my web site for the response to Honky. It is a link to my hometown of Lorain, Ohio.)          Kyle Cutnaw

 

3/28: Do The Right Thing

http://www.afro-latin.com/music/music_message.html  (I thought this could be a valuable page for gaining a bit more understanding about King and Malcolm X's agendas.)            Roxann Biberstine

http://us.imdb.com/Bio?Lee,+Spike            Kelly Sander

http://www.apfte.net/page593951.htm            Philip Whitley

 

4/02: Honky

http://www.nycgv.com/about.asp            Scott Van Eman

www.cre.gov.uk/            Bradley Immel

http://books.guardian.co.uk/departments/politicsphilosophyandsociety/story/0,6000,468693,00.html             Jill Kerlin

http://www.lrna.org/texts/movingon/movingon.8.html             Jill Kerlin

http://www.salon.com/books/feature/2000/12/14/conley/            Lisa Langood

http://www.salon.com/politics/feature/2001/04/05/black_wealth/             Angel Lombardo-Edwards

http://home.nyu.edu/~dc66/byline_frmset.html            Rachel Mack

http://www.emsc.nysed.gov/irts/c31_dist.html             Amanda Mills

http://www.thirteen.org/tenement  (It shows the origins and the history of the Lower East Side.)            Magdalena Perz

http://www.tenant.net/Community/LES/contents.html            Jennifer Peterson

http://shadow.autono.net/            Jennifer Peterson

www.ocfoundation.org/ocf1040a.htm  (Children and OCD.)            Lori Pongtana

www.ocfoundation.org/ocf1010a.htm  (OCD information.)            Lori Pongtana

http://www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/9087.html  (The first website I found has information about Honky, including reviews, a summary, and a short bio of Dalton Conley.)            Steven Roach

http://www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/8308.html  (The second website I have is about a similar book, also by Dalton Conley.  It is a book about the differences in economic well being based on race.)            Steven Roach

 

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