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Becoming American: The Chinese Experience
http://www.pbs.org/becomingamerican/
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
http://www.bcdb.com/
Providing an in-depth, detailed look at your favorite cartoons. A searchable database of cartoon information, episode guides and crew lists. (www.bcdb.com)

Chinese in California 1850-1925
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/award99/cubhtml/cichome.html
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
http://www.carts.org
Connecting local, regional and national cultural resources and classrooms.

CyberSpain
http://www.cyberspain.com/
Direct Connection To Spain: and its culture, history, education and literature.

The Daily Newspaper and Urban Popular Culture
http://www.netreach.net/~wfox/popcult.htm
The impact of mass circulation newspapers on American cities at the end of the 19th century.

France in the News
http://www.discoverfrance.net/France/News/DF_newsarchives.shtml
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
http://libmuse.msu.montana.edu/epubs/nadb/
A searchable online photograph database.

Inside Newspaper Culture
http://readership.org/culture_management/culture/inside_culture.htm
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
http://irith.org/index.jsp
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
http://www.japan-zone.com/
Japan travel guide, information on Japan and Japanese culture.

The Library of Congress
http://search.loc.gov:8765/query.html
Search the Library´s collections including books, maps, music, motion pictures, and more. We´ve gathered files on "American Culture."

Literacy through Photography
http://cds.aas.duke.edu/ltp/
Encourages students to find their voice through photographs and written text.

Mapping Census 2000
http://www.census.gov/population/www/cen2000/atlas.html
The Geography of U.S. Diversity.

Meet Young Immigrants
http://teacher.scholastic.com/immigrat/bio/index.htm
This learning activity teaches students about the experiences of young immigrants in contemporary America.

Middle East Culture
http://www.albany.edu/history/middle-east/culture.htm
Information on Art, Architecture, Music, Literature, Language and Food.

Mountain Voices
http://www.mountainvoices.org
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
http://jeffcoweb.jeffco.k12.co.us/passport/lessonplan/lessonindex.htm
These aligned lessons are designed to help students develop a respect for others and their own identity.

National Association for Multicultural Education
http://www.nameorg.org/
Official Web site of the National Association for Multicultural Education, advocates for Educational Equity and Social Justice.

National Clearinghouse for U.S.-Japan Studies
http://www.indiana.edu/~japan/
Educational information about Japan to K-12 students, teachers, specialists, and curriculum developers.

National Geographic News
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/history.html
People and culture stories in the news.

Nuer Field Notes
http://www.dlib.indiana.edu/collections/nuer/
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
http://www.unesco.org/culture/
A culture portal from the United Nationals Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. (www.unesco.org)

Urhobo Historial Society
http://www.waado.org/Contents.html
Web site of Urhobo Historical Society covering culture, history, biographies, envronment, etc, of a major Nigerian ethnic group.

Seminoles of Florida History
http://dhr.dos.state.fl.us/flafacts/seminole.html
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
http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/cfapps/free/displaysubject.cfm?sid=9
Links to social studies, by page view or topic.

Teacher Lesson Plan - What Is an American?
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpedu/lessons/99/american/intro.html
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
http://www.thisamericanlife.org/
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
http://literacynet.org/vtd/
Lessons in Language and Culture.

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