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KEELEY LIBRARY CD ROM TITLES:TIME ALMANAC
Keeley Library  Rev. 4/10/2000

THE TIME ALMANAC HAS AN ACCOMPANYING TEACHER GUIDE AND LESSON BOOKLET. LESSON TOPICS ARE LISTED BELOW. THESE WOULD BE USEFUL FOR COLLEGE PREP OR AP STUDENTS.

TIME ALMANAC LESSONS

The Twenties: A Decade of Change

Lesson 1 -The Scopes Trial: Values in Conflict
Lesson 2 - Prohibition: A Noble Experiment
Lesson 3 - Immigration: America as Melting Pot
Lesson 4 - The Stock Market Crashes


The Thirties: Depression and a Developing War

Lesson 5 - The Bonus Marchers: Frustrated Patriots
Lesson 6 - Rugged Individualism and The New Deal
Lesson 7 - Roosevelt Sets a New Tone
Lesson 8 - Roosevelt's Second Term
 

The Forties: War and Post-War

Lesson 9 - Wendell Wilkie: An Unlikely Candidate
Lesson 10 - Roosevelt's Third Term: A Tradition Ends
Lesson 11 - WWII: Preparation and Declaration
Lesson 12 - The Man from Missouri Takes Charge
Lesson 13 - Truman, Dewey and the Dixiecrats

The Fifties: Cold War and Cultural Shifts

Lesson 14 - McCarthyism: Myth and Menace
Lesson 15 - Elvis Presley: Shifts in Popular Culture
Lesson 16 - Levittown: A Planned Community

The Sixties: Civil Reform, Civil Unrest and War

Lesson 17 - Civil Rights: A Constitutional Challenge
Lesson 18 - LBJ and The Great Society
Lesson 19 - Vietnam: The Divisive War
Lesson 20 - Vietnam: A Time for Healing
Lesson 21 - 1968: A Law and Order Campaign
Lesson 22 - Student Unrest: Understanding the Sixties

The Seventies: An Era of Change

Lesson 23 - The Energy Crisis: Adapting in a Recession
Lesson 24 - The ERA: Lessons in the Art of Politics
 

 

The Eighties: The Reagan-Bush Years

Lesson 25 - The Supreme Court Breaks with Tradition
Lesson 26 - A Civil Rights Memorial for Alabama

The Nineties: Concerns and Commitments

Lesson 27 - Our Environment: A Global Concern
Lesson 28 - Urban Unrest and the Thin Blue Line
Lesson 29 - Olympic Games: A Changing Spirit
Lesson 30 - CNN NEWSROOM: The Debate on Debates
Lesson 31 - Clinton's Victory: A Mandate for Change
Lesson 32 - Somalia: Can Hope Be Restored
Lesson 33 - Confronting Our Diversity: America's New Challenge
Lesson 34 - The Information Highway: Where will It Lead?

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