GENERAL CIVIL RIGHTS COLD WAR MCCARTHYISM KOREAN WAR
American History- 1950-1959 http://www.nhmccd.edu/contracts/lrc/kc/decade50.html
Facts about this decade
Rewind the Fifties http://www.loti.com/
Links to many 50’s fads.
Links to approximately 200 web sites on 1950’s history.
The Literature & Culture of the American 1950’s http://www.english.upenn.edu/~afilreis/50s/home.html
CNN Cold War http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/cold.war/ CNN Online presents the Cold War from its beginning during
the early 20th century through the 1980’s. Interactive maps, archival footage, read recently declassified documents.
Cold War http://www.pjhealy.com/coldwar/ Eassy by a past student from
Cold War Studies at
Eisenhower, Truman addresses and Churchill’s Iron Curtin Speech and the Marshal Plan
Cold War: MAD http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/cold.war/episodes/12/
Julius and Ethel Rosenberg http://foia.fbi.gov/foiaindex/foiaindex_r.htm
This site presents the case of the
were found to be Soviet spies in
Nazi and East German Propaganda http://www.calvin.edu/academic/cas/gpa/
View propaganda created by the Nazis before and during World War II and by the East Germans during the Cold War.
Blacklist http://www.moderntimes.com/palace/blacklist.htm Anti-Communism at its height led to the creation of the Blacklist
which listed public personalities whose political loyalties were questionable.
The Fight for
McCarthyism http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAred.htm Learn about how anti-communism grew in the early part
of the 20th century up through McCarthyism of the 1950s. Discover info. about communist spies, historic Court cases,
investigators, informers, blacklisted people, etc.
The Age of McCarthyism: A brief history with Documents http://www.english.upenn.edu/~afilreis/50s/schrecker-age.html
About McCarthyism http://www.english.uiuc.edu/maps/mccarthy/mccarthy.htm
Senator Joseph McCarthy—A multimedia Celebration http://www.webcorp.com/mccarthy/mccarthypage.htm A multimedia
exhibit on Senator McCarthy and McCarthisym
“The Crucible” and McCarthyism http://projects:edtech.sandi.net/hoover/cruicible/
American Masters: McCarthyism/PBS http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/database/mccarthyism.html Paranoid hunt
] for infiltrators was notoriously difficult on writers and entertainers, many of whom we labeled communist.
Korean War Project http://www.Koreanwar.org/ A non-profit corp devoted to study of the KoreanWar which includes
Examining the Korean War http://mcel.pacificu.edu/as/students/stanley/home.html
Resources for research
The Korean War http://www.korean-war.com/ Includes War Time Line, Air War Chronology, Special Operations
Civil Rights Cold War Martin Luther King, Jr.
Apollo Space Program John F. Kennedy Vietnam War
Cuban Missile Crisis
Yahoo! Directory 20th century history – 1960’s http://dir.yahoo.com/Arts/Humanities/History/By_Time_Period/20th_Century?1960s/
American Cultural History 1960-1969—Kingwood College Library http://www.nhmccd.edu/contracts/lrc/kc/decade60.html
The Sixties Project http://lists.village.virginia.edu/sixties/
a collection of documents
from the 1960s with an emphasis on
Google Web Directory 1960’s http://directory.google.com/Top/Society/History/By_Time_Period/Twentieth_Century/1960s Contains about 200 links.
American Civil Liberties
American Civil Rights Institute http://www.acri.org/ This is a national organization which was organized in order to educate the public about racial and gender preferences.
Beyond the Playing Field: Jackie Robinson, Civil Rights Advocate http://www.archives.gov/digital_classroom/lessons/jackie_robinson/jackie_robinson.html The National Archives and Records Administration provides insight into Jackie Robinson off the field.
“To Serve the People” http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/calheritage/panthers/ The Black Panther Party’s Struggle for Social Change. This site presents history and information about the Black Panther Party’s activities, their accomplishments and programs that they
Black Panther Party http://www.bobyseale.com/phototour/ Historic photos and some info. about the Black Panthers.
Little Rock Central High 40th Anniversary http://www.centralhigh57.org/ Information about the nine African-American
students who participated in the desegregation of their school back in the late 1950s.You can read the high school’s student
newspaper, or see historic video clips of that historic day.
Short History of American Civil Rights Laws http://www.withylaw.com/history.htm
Speeches http://www.nps.gov/malu/documents/speeches_toc.htm Full text of speeches supporting civil rights, from 1849-to
Voices of the Civil Rights Era http://www.webcorp.com/civilrights/index.htm Speeches by John F. Kennedy, Malcolm X and
Martin Luther King
We Shall Overcome: Historic Places of the Civil Rights Movement http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/civilrights/ This site is
sponsored by the National Park Service.
APOLLO SPACE PROGRAM
The Apollo Lunar http://spacelink.nasa.gov/NASA.Projects/Human.Exploration.and.Development.of.Space/Human.Space.Flight/Apollo.Missions/Apollo.Lunar/.index.html This site gives a history of the Apollo-Lunar missions.
The Apollo Program http://www.nasm.si.edu/apollo/apollo.htm From the National Air and
all twelve of the Apollo flights.
Apollo Missions http://spacelink.nasa.gov/NASA.Projects/Human.Exploration.and.Development.of.Space/Human.Space.Flight/Apollo.Missions/.index.html Photos and history of the Apollo Missions.
The Apollo Program http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/lunar/apollo.html
Information about each Apollo
Contact Light: A Personal Retrospective of Project Apollo http://www.retroweb.com/apollo.html
A Giant Leap for Mankind http://www.life.com/Life/space/giantleap/ This site explores the Cold War space race.
Space Race http://www.nasm.si.edu This site gives the history behind what we know as the
space race and the goals of both
Where No Man Has Gone Before: A History of Apollo Lunar Exploration Missions. http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/pao/History/SP-4214/contents.html Site maintained by NASA.
JOHN F. KENNEDY
John F. Kennedy Archive http://www.marxists.org/history/usa/government/kennedy/index.htm
Biography of John Kennedy http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/jk35.html
John F. Kennedy: Biography http://history1900s.about.com/cs/jfkbiography/ The History Net
John F. Kennedy 35th President (1961-1963) http://www.americanpresident.org/kotrain/courses/JFK/JFK_In_Brief.htm
John F. Kennedy – Google Directory Hundreds of links about John F. Kennedy.
Internet Public Lib—John F. Kennedy http://www.potus.com/jfkennedy.html Site is loaded with both information and web
links to primary source information and documents.
war from the beginning of the 20th century to the present. This site discusses the Vietnam War.
The Fall of Saigon http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/specials/saigon/ This site from the New York Times Online gives
the history behind the war, including interviews with journalists, also has timelines and maps.
both the American View and the Vietnamese View of the war. Also has timlines, maps and photographs of the war.
Covers history of
This Day in Vietnam War History http://www.historychannel.com/tdih/vietnam.html
Investigating the Vietnam War http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/vietnam.html
War Links/Vietnam http://www.d230.org/vja/research/eng/war/links.htm
The Wars for
Cuban Missile Crisis
from the beginning of the 20th
century to the present. This site is
devoted to exploring
Avalon Project: The Cuban Missile Crisis http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/diplomacy/forrel/cuba/cubamenu.htm
Extensive collection of U.S. Gov. documents from the missile crisis period.
Cuban Missile Crisis http://www.personal.psu.edu/staff/r/x/rxb297/CUBA/MAIN.HTML Overview of Cuban Missile Crisis.
The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962 http://nsarchive.chadwyck.com/cmintro.htm
The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962: 40th anniversary http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/nsa/cuba_mis_cri/
Press releases, selected documents, photographs, audio clips and other material from the historic conference from the National
Yahoo! Directory—Cold War>Cuban Missile Crisis http://dir.yahoo.com/Arts/Humanities/History/By_Time_Period/20th_Century/Cold_War/Cuban_Missile_Crisis/ Many links
to web pages.