Propaganda Machine "The business of the journalists is to destroy the truth, to lie outright, to pervert, to vilify, to fawn at the feet of mammon, and to sell his country and his race for his daily bread" In America, John Swinton, then the pre-eminent New York journalist, was the guest of honour at a banquet given him by the leaders of his craft.
This PBS web site provides biographical information about the members of the Corps of Discovery the small expeditionary group Jefferson sent to explore the uncharted Westand puts the expedition into historical and political context.
There is a searchable, chronological compilation of excerpts from the Lewis and Clark journals, full-length, unedited interviews with seven experts, historical maps created by Clark, a pre-expedition map, and a map showing the route taken by the Corps of Discovery to the Pacific.
There are also short articles of Native American tribes that had the most most significant interactions with Lewis and Clark. The lessons plans and activities include a multidisciplinary unit in the subject areas of science, mathematics, social studies, and language arts. The companion website includes a timeline, glossary, biographies, a photo gallery, maps, documents, and more.
There are also select primary source documents and images, recommended resources, and lesson plans. A great general site on the West. Discovering Lewis and Clark This regularly updated site has more than pages and revolves around a nineteen-part analysis of the Lewis and Clark expedition by historian Harry Fritz.
Photos, maps, and audio vignettes help visitors better understand and appreciate the arduous and historic expedition. You can also follow an interactive map of the Donner party route.
Below is a video chapter from the production. The Donner Party American Experience video.The American Empire. By Wade Frazier.
Revised July Purpose and Disclaimer. Timeline. Introduction. The New World Before “Discovery,” and the First Contacts. Note: But, before we begin looking at it, first of all, we repeat again and again: do not blindly believe anything or merely take in on faith.
What is said here is just a particular way to look at things, but it does not imply that you are forced to agree with anything said here, or anywhere for that matter.
Amy Greenberg, a historian at Penn State and the author of Manifest Destiny and American Territorial Expansion, worries the new definition will skew the understanding of a dangerous concept. An Understanding of the Concept of Manifest Destiny and American Territorial Expansion Ideology by Amy Greenberg ( words, 5 pages) Introduction Manifest Destiny and American Territorial Expansion ideology is one of the most heated topics of discussions in American history.
Manifest Destiny is an intangible ideology that created American history. In its simplest form, Manifest Destiny can be defined as, "A Movement." More specifically, it would be the systematic body of concepts and beliefs that powered American life and American culture.
15 / 7 / WAR IN GAZA For the Rebirth of a Proletarian and Communist Movement in the Middle East. The air raids on Gaza over the last few days are just a continuation of the Israeli government’s same old policy against the Palestinian people, and especially the proletarian class.