Supplemental Readings

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Below you will find links to other sites that can supplement the readings found in your textbook. These can be used in class or at home when you don’t have a textbook handy. Links to these sites does not imply an endorsement of everything found on the sites.

General Helps

BBC-Historic Figures

Alpha History: Online Textbook from the American Revolution to late 20th Century

Macrohistory: Online Textbook spanning all of World History

US Department of State: Office of the Historian

Totally History– Online text. Has more US history than World but has very helpful sections on Art history & military leaders.

International World History Project– World History Essays, Maps & Music from the Pre-Sumerian Period to the Present

Student’s Friend: Online Narrative of World History & Geography

Duckster’s: History This is primarily a middle school site but it still has much useful information and often does a good job presenting a good framework for history

Glossaries

World History Glossary This glossary has any terms and people in our lessons.

World History Glossary 2 A shorter glossary which has some of the terms and people we study in class

Dictionary of World Biography– by B Jones an online biographical glossary published by the Australian National University

Unit 1: Renaissance & Reformation

Italian Renaissance.org Analysis of Italian Renaissance Art

History Channel-Italian Renaissance

History Channel-Leonardo da Vinci

History Channel-Renaissance Art

Metropolitian Museum of Art: European Art in the Renaissance-Artists

History of Painting

The Renaissance Connection is an interactive website presented by the Allentown Art Museum’s Samuel H. Kress Collection of European art.

Web Gallery of Art is a virtual museum and searchable database of Art

Wiki Art– can find art by movement, country, years or name

Italian Renaissance Art

Albrecht Durer (1471-1528)

History World- HISTORY OF ITALIAN ART

Macrohistory:The Protestant Reformation

History Channel- The Reformation

History Channel- Martin Luther & the 95 Theses

Infoplease:Counter Reformation

History Channel-Henry VIII

Academic-Renaissance & Reformation 1500-1620: A Biographical Dictionary

Martin Luther: Reluctant Revolutionary

Unit 2 Age of Discovery

Atlantic World: Exploration, Mercantilism, Slavery Textbook Reading

Exploration Textbook Reading

Scientific Revolution Textbook Reading

Macrohistory: Rising Power of Portugal & Spain

Scientific Revolution Textbook Reading

Macrohistory: Portugese ahead of other Europeans in Africa & Asia

Atlantic Slave Trade Reading from Whitney Plantation Website

Atlantic Slave Trade Reading

Age of Exploration Reading(with Mercantilism &Slavery)

History Channel- Christopher Columbus

History Channel-Amerigo Vespucci

Macrohistory-Spain Expands

Abolition Project: Slavery

Digital History: Slavery

Macrohistory: African Empires, Slavery & Europeans

Triangular Trade Interactive Map

Macrohistory-Scientific Revolution

BBC History-Copernicus

BBC History-Galileo

Unit 3: Monarchs of Europe

Absolute Monarchy in Europe 1500-1800 Textbook

Absolute Monarchs-Spain Textbook

Absolute Monarchs-France-Textbook

Absolute Monarchs-Central Europe-Textbook

Absolute Monarchy & England-Textbook

Spartacus Educational-Phillip II of Spain

BBC-The Tudors

BBC -The Spanish Armada

Macrohistory-Stagnation & Decline in Spain

History Channel-Spanish Armada

History World: 16th Century France

 Versailles: Louis XIV

History World- Louis XIV 

Louis XIV & Versailles

BBC History- Oliver Cromwell Timeline

History Channel: Oliver Cromwell

History Channel: English Civil Wars

Macrohistory: England; James I to Glorious Revolution

Macrohistory-Russia; Ivan the Terrible to Peter the Great

BBC History: Catherine the Great

 Macrohistory: The Enlightenment

Macrohistory: Fredrick, Maria, & Catherine; Enlightened Despots

Unit 4: Political Revolutions

Alpha History: French Revolution

History Channel: French Revolution

Macrohistory: The French Revolution

BBC History- Maximilian Robespierre

 BBC History-Napoleon

History Channel-Napoleon Bonaparte

BBC-Wellington & the Battle of Waterloo

Macrohistory: Congress of Vienna

Macrohistory Latin American Revolutions

Unit 5: Industrial Revolution

Macrohistory: Britain & the Industrial Revolution

Industrial Revolution.co.uk:

The Industrial Revolution

BBC: Industrial Revolution

Unit 6 Nationalism & Imperialism

Macrohistory: Nationalism & Empire in Europe

Macrohistory: Russia 1856-1900

Macrohistory: Crimean War

Opium War

First Opium War

Macrohistory-British In Asia

East India Company

British India

BBC-British Presence in India in the 18th Century

BBC-Victorian Britain

About-What caused the Scramble for Africa?

The Meiji Restoration and Modernization

Macrohistory: Turn of the Century(20th) Imperialism

Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death

Unit 7 World War I & Russian Revolution

BBC- World War One

History Channel- WWI

Macrohistory: Towards WW1

Macrohistory: Europe’s Slide to War

Macrohistory: WW1 to 1916

Macrohistory: US Declares War

Macrohistory: Western & Italian Fronts

Macrohistory: 1918 Western Front

Macrohistory; Treaty of Versailles

History Channel: Battle of the Somme

History Channel: Treaty of Versailles

Macrohistory: Russian Revolution Begins

Macrohistory: Russian Revolution; Power to the Soviets

Alpha History: World War I

Alpha History: Russian Revolution

Unit 8 World War II

Macrohistory: Britain, Ireland & India

Macrohistory: Fascism & Mussolini in Italy 

 Alpha History: The Weimar Republic

Macrohistory: Hitler & The Weimar Republic

Macrohistory: Hitler & Germany 1928-1935

Macrohistory: Lenin & the Rise of Stalin

Macrohistory: China & Revolution to 1927

Macrohistory: Japan to 1927

Macrohistory: Japan & Emperor Hirohito to 1936

Macrohistory: Japan & China 1929 to 1936

Macrohistory: Japan & China 1937 to 1938

Macrohistory: Soviet Union & Purges to 1934

Macrohistory: Spanish Civil War

Alpha History: Nazi Germany

Alpha History: The Holocaust

History Channel: The Holocaust

Macrohistory: Crisis & War in Europe 1936-1940

Macrohistory: Japan, Pearl Harbor & Southeast Asia

Macrohistory: War in Europe 1941-1945

History Channel: WWII History

History Channel: Pearl Harbor

History Channel: Battle of Midway

History Channel: D-Day

War Against Japan 1942-1945

Unit 9: The Cold War

Alpha History: The Cold War

BBC History: The Korean War

Department of State: Marshall Plan

Department of State: Berlin Airlift

Macrohistory: Post World War (see specific headings for relevant readings)

Alpha History: Vietnam War

History Channel: Vietnam War

Unit 10: The Modern World

Department of State: Decolonization of Asia and Africa, 1945–1960

History Channel: Mohandas Gandhi

BBC History: India-British Raj and Indian Independence

Department of State: Creation of Israel 1948

PBS: History of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Perspectives

Department of State: Evolution of NATO

Department of State: End of Apartheid

Department of State: Somalia 1992-1993

Macrohistory: Balkan Wars-Yugoslavia Disintegrates

History Channel: Ethnic Cleansing

History Channel: 9/11 Attacks

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