Here is a link to the politics page of the Washington Post, that
provides in-depth articles on recent political news.
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Here is a great series of interviews on the Great War (WWI) and
its effects on the societies involved. (WWI)
Link to a good article on the history of labor unionization in
the United States.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the difficulties of
Supreme Court strikes down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).
Justices uphold internet pornography as free speech issue. (1st
Provisions of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 declared
unconstitutional. What happens next?
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Here is site of the National Archives that has a good amount of
information on the constitutional convention, the Constitution
itself, and the Bill of Rights.
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U.S. secret testing of mustard Gas (chemical weapons) on minority
group enlisted men during WWII.
5-4 decision outlawing capital punishment for juveniles (8th
U.S. must charge terrorist suspect or release him. (Habeas corpus)
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Article about the groups and leaders of the civil rights movement
40 years after Martin Luther King's death.
June 2008 Supreme Court case strikes down handgun ban in
Washington DC based on 2nd Amendment reasoning.
Article on Medals of Honor issued to U.S.Army veterans at the
Battle(Massacre) at Wounded Knee and the campaign to have those
Nonprofit organization example of the use of litigation as a
method of political involvement.
Article on on the impact of Sputnik, the first satellite in Space
in 1957 on its 50th anniversary (October 4th, 2007).
50th Anniversary of the Interstate Highway System.
Americas most Gerrymandered districts--and a interactive map of
districts. Is yours Gerrymandered?
This homepage link to the University of Wisconsin's website on
writing papers is a great source for learning how to use
citations when writing papers and how to avoid plagiarism. It has
examples of how to use Chicago, APA, and MLA styles.
Here is a website from Indiana University at Bloomington that
examines plagiarism, what it is, and how students can avoid it in
their writing to merit good grades on essay assignments.
Why are more former members of Congress becoming Lobbyists?
The likely GOP Committee Chairs for 2015 demonstrate a specific
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Wilsonian idealism and modern U.S. foriegn policy.
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Article on the divisiveness of 19th century U.S. politics.
Some campaign finance restrictions invalidated by the Supreme
Court. (January 2010)
Supreme court affirms right to bear arms extends to states and
local governments in 5-4 decision (June 2010).
Debunking reasons about why the 11 southern states chose
secession between 1860 and 1861.
Article describing Supreme Court 5-4 decision to legalize same-
sex marriage nationwide. (2015)
Supreme Court case overturning limits to campaign spending
U.N. force goes to war for the first time in the Congo (2013)
Examine the issues involved.
Excellent article on the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin in 1995
and the derailment of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
Consider the impact of assassinations upon directions in World
2015 budget battle ends with Congress passing a bipartisan bill
to fund U.S. Government spending for two years.
Excellent introduction to 19th century American politics and U.S.
political parties after the Civil War.
Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic convicted of genocide by
International Criminal Court in The Hague (2016). Sentenced to 40
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Article on the Battle of the Somme in WWI and the concept of
Faculty Librarian Jennifer Saxton at the MDC Kendall Library
shared this link concerning library resources available to MDC
students at Kendall--specifically related to finding
bibliographic resources. Please feel free to use it as a point of
departure for your paper assignments!