University of Louisville
American History 1, 211
Dr. Carol Ely ely@iglou.com


Website review assignment - due Wed. Nov. 17

[this is to be done in place of the class meeting on Nov. 15]

Assignment is mandatory, worth 50 pts.

First, look at this website about uses of the internet for historians.

Choose one of the websites from the list below, and reflect on (most of) the following questions in a review. The review should be about 1 to 2 typed pages.

Questions:

Content:

Form:

Sites:

Plimoth Plantation

Plymouth Colony Archive Project

Salem Witch Trials Archive

History of Jamestown

Virtual Jamestown

Colonial Williamsburg

Peopling North America

Virtual New Netherlands

Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation

"A Midwife's Tale"

Valley of the Shadow - Two Communities in the American Civil War

The Lincolns from PBS' American Experience series

The Amistad case

The Federalist Papers

A House Divided: America in the Age of Lincoln

or - tell me about a great or terrible site that you've found