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    English 8 - Research Topics associated with a Book 

            Frederick Douglass   
  Chasing Lincoln's Killer 
  Out of the Dust
  Harriet Tubman
  Online Resources
     General Encyclopedias
  • Biographies
  • World History, U.S. History  
  • Events, Battles, Laws, People   
Encyclopedia Britannica : 3 levels - use "Middle"

World Book Encyclopedia Choose "Student".

21st Century Explorer   Limited topics - has Read-Aloud   

  • Biographies
  • Government, Laws, Slavery
  • Civil War

EBSCO History Reference Center
   U.S. History, World History
   Everyday Life in the Civil War

 U.S. History in Context  
   The MOST Biographies

America at War 
Civil War Battles, Medicine, People

Ebooks use: American Civil War Reference Library
   Volume 1 & 2: Great Biographies
   Volume 3: Everything Civil War

  The Washington Area 
in 1865 
The Capitol Building
History of Washington DC

Technology 1865: Gaslights
Natural Gas:  Gaslights

Horse and Carriage Transportation
White House Horses

Potomac River during the Civil War
Rappahannock River during the Civil War

Slavery in Maryland look at the Online Resources
Slavery in Baltimore
Legacy of Slavery in Maryland
Maryland Slavery Pamphlet 
     The Dust Bowl and 
   The Great Depression

Farming in the 1930's
Dustbowl - The Drought 
Oklahoma History
The Great Depression

     Harriet Tubman and 
   The Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad PBS
Underground Railroad USHistory
Harriet Tubman PBS
Harriet Tubman



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