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    Websites to Explore

    United States Profile Timeline - the BBC's information-rich timeline of United States History

    The World Digital Library's Interactive Timeline - part of the Library of Congress website, this includes images and explanations of significant events

    The People History - social history (pop culture, technology, economy, etc)  is well represented in this timeline

    American Memory Project - another Library of Congress resource, this gathers documents and images thematically by era



    Books in Biddle Library

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    Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms - Sara Pendergast (Editor); Tom Pendergast (Editor)
    ISBN: 0787656755
    Publication Date: REF 306.0973 J63
    The hairstyles, slang terms, advertising jingles, pop music sensations, and all else described as popular culture is covered in this 5-vol. reference. Arranged chronologically by decade and by broad topics within each decade, "Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms" focuses solely on the popular culture of the century, offering more detailed information on trends and fads than any other resource. Written specifically for students in grades 5 through 12, major topics include: products and brands, toys and games, music and dance, holidays, shopping, sports, movements and much more. Also includes approximately 400 photos, a cumulative table of contents, timeline, subject and cumulative general index and trivia sidebars.

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    American Decades Series, 1990-1999 - Tandy McConnell (Editor)
    Call Number: REF 973.9 Am35
    ISBN: 0787640301
    American Decades is a cross-disciplinary source for junior and high school students and teachers, public librarians and general researchers who need a single, consistent reference to document and analyze periods of contemporary American social history. The original 10-volume set covers 1900-1999; the additional Volume 11 covers 2000-2009.While Gale strives to replicate print content, some content may not be available due to rights restrictions.Call your Sales Rep for details.

    Chronology of the United States - John Clements
    Call Number: REF 973 C591
    ISBN: 0070113289

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    Milestone Documents in American History - Paul Finkelman (General Editor); Bruce A. Lesh (General Editor)
    Call Number: REF 973 F495
    ISBN: 9780979775802
    Milestone Documents in American History offers students and researchers in-depth analytical essays illuminating famous primary source documents from U.S. history. Each entry in this set includes the full text of the document in question as well as critica


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