The speaker has written several books on immigration history including The Minds of the West and Major Problems in American Immigration and Ethnic History. A sample of his course on immigration history can be found at this site The Repeopling of America
Overview of grant goals & plans for 2003 - 2004 school year
Classroom Practice Strand:
Video: An Introduction to Lesson Study
Lunch - provided by project
Literacy Strand: "Reading Writing & History"
What makes a good piece of historical writing?
Internet resources based on handouts from Jon Gjerde's talk:
Common Sense by Thomas Paine - full text of the work from Bartleby.com.
Thomas Paine - American Writers Series - CSpan
Companion to TV series: includes transcripts, links, video clips and background information on Thomas Paine and several other writers including James Madison & Thomas Jefferson.
Excerpts from the original U.S. naturalization law of March 26, 1790 (1 Stat 103-104) provided the first rules to be followed by all of the United States in the granting of national citizenship. This act established a uniform rule for naturalization by setting the residence requirement at two years. (see also Background History of the United States Naturalization Process).
George Bancroft - The Office of the People in Art , Government and Religion
Text of an Oration Delivered Before the Adelphi Society of Williams College, in August 1835.
ThomasNast.com (HarpWeek, LLC)-A web site dedicated to Thomas Nast and his political cartoons that were featured in Harper's Weekly.
Immigrant and Ethnic America (HarpWeek, LLC)-Includes political cartoons by Thomas Nast and articles that appeared in Harper's Weekly. Topics include: culture; labor; anti-Chinese movement; politics; China and the world; ethnic comparisons; and immigration in different regions of the United States.
Thomas Nast Virtual Exhitbition : Biography, timeline and cartoon portfolio from Ohio State Libraries.
Cartoons of Thomas Nast: Reconstruction, Chinese Immigration, Native Americans, Gilded Era