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Revolutions!   Tags: high school, revolution, social studies, world history  

A multidisciplinary research and presentation project by Lyndsey Schlax, social studies teacher at Ruth Asawa School of the Arts in San Francisco (2015)
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ASSIGNMENT: Revolution, Rebellion, and Independence

Finding Reliable Web Sources

You will want to make SURE that the sources that you cite in your research paper or project are RELIABLE. The first the link below is a worksheet to help you evaluate a website for its usefulness and reliability. (Pay particlar attention to parts 2 and 3.)

The second link is an entire LibGuide on the subject of evaluating a website for its reliability and usefulness.

Online Library Resources

Modern World History Online

Britannica Online

American History Online

Image Quest

When you come to the home page of these sites, type in search terms (See "Using Advanced Search Terms" box) to get articles and other resources. If you have trouble linking to any of these sites, try the Ruth Asawa /SOTA Destiny Home Page links under "Databases."


    Citation Help on DESTINY

    Click the link below to Destiny (SOTA Library's Home Page), and find the links under "Citation Help" on the top left corner of the page.


    Noodle Tools Access

    You may use Noodle Tools to create your Works Cited page in MLA format.

    To log into Noodle Tools:

    1. Log in with user name and default password: "noodletools"
    2. Go to My Account at top right.
    3. Edit and save profile
    a. Change password
    b. Optional: add email
    c. Enter two initials
    d. Enter last 4 digits of phone number
    e. Enter Google account:

    For students, use an "s" account
    example: for John Smith, use

    For teachers, use "t" account

    Noodle Tools Lib Guide


    Ms. Schlax's Revolutions Project

    Revolutons Around the World


    Mexican War for Independence, 1810-1821

    Jose Maria Teclo Morelos y Pavon (1765-1815), right, Mexican Roman Catholic Priest who became leader of the revolutionaries after the execution of Miguel Hidalgo. Capture of Morelos by Royalist supporters, 5 November 1815. He was executed by firing squad on 22 December. Mexican War of Independence (from Spain) 1810-1820.
    Universal History Archive/Universal Images Group


    Czechoslovakia's Velvet Revolution, 1989

    "Prague November89 - Wenceslas Monument" by en:User:Piercetp. Licensed under CC BY 2.5 via Wikimedia Commons


    Search the Library Catalog!

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    Using "Advanced Search"

    To find the books pictured here, type the title into the Library Catalog box and click "Title." If you want to find additional books on the topic, use the "Advanced Search" link below the search icons. You may type in multiple terms such using the "AND" operator, such as "Ireland" in the first box, and "1919" in the second search box. If one term doesn't produce results, try to find other terms that relate to the topic, such as "independence" and "war". Using "AND" limits the number of results you will get to a more precise list.


    Books in the SOTA Library:

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    The Arab Spring - Lynn Zott (Editor)
    ISBN: 0737760427
    Publication Date: 2012-09-14

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    Mandela - Dorothy Hoobler; Thomas Hoobler
    ISBN: 0531111415
    Publication Date: 1992-03-01

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    Ayatollah Khomeini - Matthew S. Gordon
    ISBN: 0877545596
    Publication Date: 1987-04-01

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    Never Fall Down - Patricia McCormick
    ISBN: 0061730939
    Publication Date: 2012-05-08
    When soldiers arrive at his hometown in Cambodia, Arn is just a kid, dancing to rock 'n' roll, hustling for spare change, and selling ice cream with his brother...

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    Rebels of the Heavenly Kingdom - Katherine Paterson
    ISBN: 0525669116
    Publication Date: 1983-06-21
    In nineteenth-century China a 15-year-old boy and a young girl engage in activities to overthrow the Manchu government.


    Where to Find More Books & Resources


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