Unit 7: Preparing for the Future | American Republic
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Chapter 25: Recovery, Cold War, and Coexistence
- Edward R. Murrow—describes his contributions and career in broadcasting
- Harry Truman
- Taft-Hartley Act
- Jackie Robinson's Final Interview, Oct. 18, 1972—Last interview of the man who broke the racial barrier in baseball
- Letter from a Birmingham Jail (Ap. 16, 1963)
- William H. Hastie—Oral History Interview
The Cold War
- Winston Churchill’s Iron Curtain Speech—Audio recording of Churchill’s speech that popularized the term “iron curtain”
- The Korean War (Korean-War.com | Truman Museum & Library)—Overview of theKorean War, including background, timeline, personnel, equipment, etc.
- The Cold War Museum—Site organized by the Cold War decades from the 1940s to the 1990s
Chapter 26: The 1960s: The Nation in Crisis
President John F. Kennedy
President Lyndon Baynes Johnson
The Vietnam War
- Battlefield Vietnam—Overview of Vietnam War history, tactics, weapons, photos, etc.
- American Experience: Vietnam Online—Llinks to maps, primary sources, a timeline, personnel, etc.
President Richard Nixon
- Addresses, Debates, Speeches, etc.
- Miller Center
- American Experience: George Wallace—Overview of George Wallace and his political career
- Robert Kennedy
- Hubert Humphrey
- The Watergate Story—Site detailing the history of the Watergate scandal by the newspaper that broke the story; primary documents, audio/video clips of testimony, photos, etc.
- Warren Burger—opinions
- Roe v. Wade
- Spiro T. Agnew
- Nixon’s resignation
Chapter 27: Rise of the Right
- Five Presidents (picture)
- The Ford Administration
- The Carter Administration
- Addresses, debates, and speeches, including “The Crisis of Confidence”
- Miller Center
- American Experience: Jimmy Carter—Overview of the life and political career of Jimmy Carter
- Camp David Accords
- The Reagan Administration
- The George H. W. Bush Administration
Chapter 28: Bridge to the 21st Century
- Bill Clinton
- Addresses, Debates, etc.
- Miller Center
- The Impeachment Trial—PBS Newshour coverage of the Clinton impeachment trial votes and commentary on the outcome
- Clinton Accused—Links to photos from the impeachment and trial, with chronological coverage and analysis
- Bill Clinton—My Life (portion of his autobiography, on pdf)
- William Clinton Presidential Center
- Presidential Library and Museum
- Branch Davidian
- Timothy McVeigh
- Hillary Rodham Clinton
- Republican Revolution of 1994 and Culture wars
- Clinton’s foreign policy
Chapter 29: A New Millennium
- George W. Bush’s presidency
- Addresses, debates, speeches, etc.
- 2000 Presidential General Election Results—Federal Election Commission results by popular and electoral vote, by individual state
- The Election of 2000—A blow-by-blow account of the disputed 2000 presidential election
- National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States—Extensive photographic coverage of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States
- Military Photos and Videos - Afghanistan—Extensive photographic coverage of the war in Afghanistan, especially focusing on the military equipment used
- The United States Army in Operation Iraqi Freedom—Extensive photographic coverage of the war in Iraq
- Hurricane Katrina—Video news series on Hurricane Katrina
- Bible online concordance (for possible research project)
- Barack Obama’s presidency
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