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Learning 4 Life @your library® 

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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