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Becoming American: The Chinese Experience
In the saga of American immigration, the Chinese experience is relatively unknown. But it´s a dramatic story of struggle and triumph, progress and setbacks, discrimination and assimilation.

The Big Cartoon DataBase
Providing an in-depth, detailed look at your favorite cartoons. A searchable database of cartoon information, episode guides and crew lists. (

Chinese in California 1850-1925
Illustrates nineteenth and early twentieth century Chinese immigration to California through about 8,000 images and pages of primary source materials. These documents describe the experiences of Chinese immigrants in California, including the nature of inter-ethnic tensions.

Cultural Arts Resources for Teachers & Students
Connecting local, regional and national cultural resources and classrooms.

Direct Connection To Spain: and its culture, history, education and literature.

The Daily Newspaper and Urban Popular Culture
The impact of mass circulation newspapers on American cities at the end of the 19th century.

France in the News
France in the news: Explore French arts & culture, cuisine, language issues, politics, current events, fashion, and more. Learn about new francophone broadcast media outlets, online communities, etc.

Indian Peoples of the Northern Great Plains
A searchable online photograph database.

Inside Newspaper Culture
So what is culture? It is the shared beliefs and values that shape employees´ thinking and behaviors -- or more colloquially, "the way we do things around here."

Irish Resources in the Humanities
A Gateway to sites on the World Wide Web that contain substantial content in the various disciplines of the humanities in the area of Irish Studies. As a rule, commercial sites are not linked.

Japan Travel Guide
Japan travel guide, information on Japan and Japanese culture.

The Library of Congress
Search the Library´s collections including books, maps, music, motion pictures, and more. We´ve gathered files on "American Culture."

Literacy through Photography
Encourages students to find their voice through photographs and written text.

Mapping Census 2000
The Geography of U.S. Diversity.

Meet Young Immigrants
This learning activity teaches students about the experiences of young immigrants in contemporary America.

Middle East Culture
Information on Art, Architecture, Music, Literature, Language and Food.

Mountain Voices
This website presents interviews with over 300 people who live in mountain and highland regions round the world. Their testimonies offer a personal perspective on change and development.

Multicultural Passport
These aligned lessons are designed to help students develop a respect for others and their own identity.

National Association for Multicultural Education
Official Web site of the National Association for Multicultural Education, advocates for Educational Equity and Social Justice.

National Clearinghouse for U.S.-Japan Studies
Educational information about Japan to K-12 students, teachers, specialists, and curriculum developers.

National Geographic News
People and culture stories in the news.

Nuer Field Notes
A digital archive of fieldnotes recorded by Eleanor Vandevort in South Sudan between 1949 and 1963. It includes linguistic field notes, photographs, various letters, and a biographical sketch of her work.

UNESCO Culture Sector
A culture portal from the United Nationals Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. (

Urhobo Historial Society
Web site of Urhobo Historical Society covering culture, history, biographies, envronment, etc, of a major Nigerian ethnic group.

Seminoles of Florida History
Today, more than 2,000 Seminoles live on six reservations in the state -- located in Hollywood, Big Cypress, Brighton, Immokalee, Ft. Pierce, and Tampa.

Social Studies
Links to social studies, by page view or topic.

Teacher Lesson Plan - What Is an American?
This resource for teachers provides lesson plans in which students will look at life histories from the Depression era to see if an American still is as Crèvecoeur described them In 1782 - from the Learning Page, the Library of Congres.

This American Life
Its mission is to document everyday life in this country. We sometimes think of it as a documentary show for people who normally hate documentaries. A public radio show for people who don´t necessarily care for public radio.

Visiting the Doctor
Lessons in Language and Culture.

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