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Women's History Month Featured Website: Women Working, 1800-1930

Featured Webpage: "14 Ways to Use Primary Sources in the Classroom"

March's WebsiteFeatured Webpage

Recommended Websites for History Educators:

AHAHTM (Sam W's Page)History MattersLibrary of CongressNational Archives

National History DayNational Park ServiceNCHENCHS


Click on a topic below to be linked to its bibliography page:

This list reflects the expertise of presenters and participants of the Teaching American History grants sponsored at UW-La Crosse and is not an inclusive list of U.S. history topics.


The following is a list of books the participants of this grant have received:


Joyce Appleby, Inheriting the Revolution: The First Generation of Americans. Cambridge, MA:  The Belknap Press of the Harvard University Press, 2000.

Joyce Appleby, ed., Recollections of the Early Republic: Selected Autobiographies.  Boston, MA: Northeastern University Press, 1997.

Joyce Appleby, A Restless Past: History and the American Public.  Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2005.

Jonathan Birnbaum and Clarence Taylor, eds., Civil Rights Since 1787:  A Reader on the Black Struggle.    New York:   New York University Press, 2000.

John H. Elliot, Empires of the Atlantic World:  Britain and Spain in America, 1492-1830.   New Haven, CT:  Yale University Press, 2006.

Elizabeth Ewen, Immigrant Women in the Land of Dollars:  Life and Culture on the Lower East Side, 1890-1925.  New York:   Monthly Review Press, 1985.

Linda K. Kerber and Jane Sherron De Hart, eds., Women's America: Refocusing on the Past.  New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004.

Nelson Lichtenstien, State of the Union: A Century of American Labor. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2002.

Patty Loew, Indian Nations of Wisconsin: Histories of Endurance and Renewal.  Madison, WI: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2001.

Joanne Pope Melish, Disowning Slavery: Gradual Emancipation and ‘Race’ in New England, 1789-1860. Ithaca, NY:  Cornell University Press, 2001.

Emily S. Rosenberg, Spreading the American Dream: American Economic and Cultural Expansion, 1890-1945. New York: Hill and Wang, 1982.

Jodi Vandenberg-Daves, ed., Making history : A Guide to Historical Research Through the National History Day Program. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2006.

William Bruce Wheeler and Susan D. Becker, Discovering the American Past:  A Look at the Evidence,  Volume I: To 1877.   New York and Boston:   Houghton Mifflin, 2007.

William Bruce Wheeler and Susan D. Becker, Discovering the American Past:  A Look at the Evidence, Volume II:  Since 1865.  New York and Boston:   Houghton Mifflin, 2007.

Sam Wineburg, Historical Thinking and Other Unnatural Acts: Charting the Future of Teaching the Past.  Philadelphia, PA:  Temple University Press, 2001.



Revised 08/25/2008  


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