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POS 2041 
Here is a link to the politics page of the Washington Post, that 
provides in-depth articles on recent political news.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/politics/

AMH 2020, WOH 2022
Here is a great series of interviews on the Great War (WWI) and 
its effects on the societies involved. (WWI)
http://www.pbs.org/greatwar/historian/

AMH2020
Link to a good article on the history of labor unionization in 
the United States.
http://www.studyworld.com/Labor_In_America.htm

POS 2041
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the difficulties of 
bureaucratic reorganization
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/12/21/AR2005122102327.html

POS2041
Supreme Court strikes down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). 
http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/supreme-court/2013/06/26/f0039814-d9ab-11e2-a016-92547bf094cc_story.html

POS 2041
Justices uphold internet pornography as free speech issue. (1st 
Amendment)
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A15547-2004Jun29.html

POS2041, AMH2020

Provisions of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 declared 
unconstitutional. What happens next?
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2013/06/25/what-the-voting-rights-act-decision-means-for-politics/

POS 2041, AMH2010
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.
http://www.archives.gov/national-archives-experience/charters/constitution.html

Commemoration Reenactment of the Battle of Gettysburg 150 years on... 

POS 2041
5-4 decision outlawing capital punishment for juveniles (8th 
Amendment)
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A62584-2005Mar1.html

POS 2041
U.S. must charge terrorist suspect or release him. (Habeas corpus)
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A61026-2005Feb28.html

POS 2041 AMH 2020

Article about the groups and leaders of the civil rights movement 
40 years after Martin Luther King's death.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/04/04/AR2008040403589.html?hpid=topnews

POS 2041
June 2008 Supreme Court case strikes down handgun ban in 
Washington DC based on 2nd Amendment reasoning.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/06/26/AR2008062600615_pf.html

AMH 2020
Article on Medals of Honor issued to U.S.Army veterans at the 
Battle(Massacre) at Wounded Knee and the campaign to have those 
medals removed.
http://www.tolerance.org/news/article_tol.jsp?id=1355

POS 2041
Nonprofit organization example of the use of litigation as a 
method of political involvement.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/05/30/AR2007053002564_pf.html

AMH2020, WOH2022
Article on on the impact of Sputnik, the first satellite in Space 
in 1957 on its 50th anniversary (October 4th, 2007).
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/10/01/AR2007100101678.html?hpid%3Dtopnews&sub=AR

AMH 2020
50th Anniversary of the Interstate Highway System.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/06/27/AR2006062701830_pf.html

POS 2041

Americas most Gerrymandered districts--and a interactive map of 
different 
districts. Is yours Gerrymandered?
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/05/15/americas-most-gerrymandered-congressional-districts/?hpid=z3

ALL CLASSES
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.
http://www.wisc.edu/writing/Handbook/index.html

ALL CLASSES
Here is a website from Indian 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.
http://www.indiana.edu/~wts/pamphlets/plagiarism.shtml

POS 2041

Why are more former members of Congress becoming Lobbyists?
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/07/26/AR2005072601562_pf.html


AMH 2020, ISS 1120, WOH 2022, POS 2041

Wilsonian idealism and modern U.S. foriegn policy.
 http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/201001/obama-wilson

AMH 2020, POS 2041

Article on the divisiveness of 19th century U.S. politics.
http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/201001/mugwump

POS 2041
Some campaign finance restrictions invalidated by the Supreme 
Court. (January 2010) 
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/26/washington/26scotus.html?pagewanted=2&ei=5124&en=a2a89904c16a7f40&ex=1340596800&partner=permalink&exprod=permalink

POS 2041
Supreme court affirms right to bear arms extends to states and 
local governments in 5-4 decision (June 2010).
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/06/28/AR2010062802134_pf.html



POS2041

Supreme Court case overturning limits to campaign spending 
(Citizens United).
http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2012/05/21/120521fa_fact_toobin


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