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7th-Grade Inquiry Project


Welcome to the 7th-Grade Social Studies-Language Arts Inquiry Research Page


General Research Support:


The Pima County Public Library offers databases. You will need your PCPL library card number and pin number to log in. Click on "history" databases. American Decades is a great resource for this project.


Google.com - Be sure to put your person or event in quotes. http://www.google.com/


You might also try the Google Advanced Search: http://www.google.com/advanced_search?hl=en


Here are my sample search terms: Mother Jones - March of the Mill Children - 1903


Web Sites: Places to begin


American Memory Project from the Library of Congress: Primary Source Documents: http://rs6.loc.gov/


Hine, Lewis: From home: Lewis Hine’s photos of child laborers: 1908-1920 (YouTube video with a musical background):  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_tY1gk6J6zc


The History Place: http://www.historyplace.com/


The Library of Congress: Articles and Primary Source Documents: http://www.loc.gov/index.html


The White House: "Presidents of the United States" http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/ 


Support for your newspaper article assignment: You will cut and paste your EDITED article into this tool and print it out.


Link to the Newspaper Clipping Generator on fodey.com


Support for creating an advertisement from the time period you are studying: Sample actual advertisements of the time period


Sample from 1853-1821

Gun Maker


Sample from 1880

Wagon and Carriage Manufactory


Sample from 1888

Santa Claus Soap


Sample from 1918

Bell-ans Cures Indigestion


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