History 12 – 1920s- 1945

October 20, 2013

EasyBib – use this online resource to create your bibliography

Biography in Context
Gale Virtual Books
WebPath Express
World Book Advanced
World History in Context

Canadian Points of View

General Websites
BBC Archives – “themed collections of radio and TV programmes, documents and photographs from as far back as the 1930s”
BBC Archives – “rare clips, news items, TV programs”
CBC Digital Archives

FDR’s New Deal Legislation

Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
Franklin D. Roosevelt Heritage Centre Museum
BBC BCSE Bitesize
The New Deal – PBS
Outlining the New Deal Program

Great Depression
About the Great Depression
The Depression of the 1930s – BBC Bitesize
Great Depression – Canadian Encyclopedia
Great Depression – Statistics Canada
The Great Depression – Library of Congress; includes Primary Source Sets
Great Depression – World Book Advanced

League of Nations
League of Nations – World Book Advanced
League of Nations, 1920 – U.S. Department of State
The United States’ Changing Role in World Affairs as a Result of World War I
Treaty of Versailles and President Wilson, 1919 and 1921 – The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
U.S. Foreign Policy, 1901-1941
Mass Media – Heritage Newfoundland
Media History Project – University of Minnesota – a timeline
The 1930s: Media Overview – Encyclopedia.com
Radio in the 1930s – PBS

Spanish Civil War
The Spanish civil war: a primer –Nov. 2012 article from Globe and Mail
The Spanish Civil War 1936 – 39 – BBC Bitesize

U.S. Decision to Use Atomic Bomb Against Japan
Decision to drop the atomic bomb
Decision to Drop the Bomb – U.S. History
Understanding the Decision to Drop the Bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki – Center for Strategic & International Studies

Technological Changes
Chemical Warfare and Medical Response During World War I – US National Library of Medicine
The Increasing Power of Destruction:  Military Technology in World War I – Library of Congress
Years of Crisis, 1919-1939
The 1930s: Science and Technology: overview

Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
Warsaw Ghetto Uprising – Holocaust Encyclopedia
Warsaw Ghetto Uprising – PBS

Women’s Role
“Janey Canuck”: Women in Canada, 1939-1939
“Support and Substitution”: Women’s Roles during World War I
Women on the Home Front in World War One
Women in World War One

World War II
WW  II – World Book Advanced
World War II Records – U.S. National Archives
World War Two – Library of Congress

World War II – Japan and Germany
Alexis Alliance in World War II – Holocaust Encyclopedia
Japan: No Surrender in World War Two – BBC
Japan’s Quest for Power and World War II in Asia – University of Columbia
Japanese Policy, 1939-41 – Encyclopedia Britannica
World War II in the the Pacific
– U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
The Italian Campaign– animated map from BBC History
Benito Mussolini – Role in World War II – Encyclopedia Britannica
Italy Profile – BBC News; list of key events

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