Industrial Revolution Inventions

World Book Online

Battery
1.  Fuel Cell Battery
2. History of the Battery
3.  Battery — Brief History
4. Battery — History
5.  How Batteries Work & History

Bicycle
1.  Bicycling — Leisure and Recreation
2.  Bicycling — Economic History
3.  Transportation — Bicycle & Railroad
Photography
1.  Photography in the 19th Century — advanced reading level
2.  Photography — American History through Literature
3.  Photography — Civil War
4.  Photography — Matthew Brady

Railroads
1.  Railroads — Westward Migration
2.  Railroad — How Railroads Changed America
3.  Railroad — Steam-Powered Railroads & Industrial Revolution
4.  Railroad — Transportation: Bicycle & Railroad
5.  History of Railroads — Library of Congress

Sewing Machine
1.  Sewing Machine — World of Invention, 2006
2.  Sewing Machine — Invention of the Sewing Machine
3.  Howe’s Invention of the Sewing Machine
4.  Story of the Sewing Machine, The New York Times, 1860
5.  Howe’s Sewing Machine
6.  History of the Sewing Machine – About 
7.  Howe’s idea came in a dream
8.  Elias Howe Biography
Steam Locomotives
1.  Steam Locomotives
2.  Locomotives — World of Invention
3.  George Stephenson – Inventor
4.  Steam Locomotives – History
5.  Steam Locomotives — Transcontinental Railroad History
6.  History of Railroads — Library of Congress
7.  Outline of Railroad History — About

Telegraph
1.  Telegraph — UXL History 
2.  Telegraph — Science
3.  Telegraph — U.S. History, 2009
4.  Telegraph — Encyclopedia of Science 
5.  Telegraph — Cavendish Square
6.  Samuel Morse — Biography
7.  Telegraph — UXL Encyc. of Science

8.  Invention of American Telegraphy — Cavendish
Typewriter
1.  Typewriter — ULX
2.  Typewriter — Office Technology
3.  Typewriter — World of Invention
4.  Automatic Writing Machine
Bessemer Steel
1.  Bessemer Steel
2.  Bessemer Steel — Process
3.  Second Industrial Revolution — Steel
4.  Bessemer Process
5.  Birth of Modern Steel Makers
6.  The Steel Industry
7.  Iron in the 19th Century

Clock
1.  Clock & Benjamin Banneker 
2.  Work & Impact of Benjamin Banneker

 

Machine Makers — See sidebar on Patents

JDA CROSS-CULTURAL PROJECT 2011-2015

DATABASES

1.  Culture Grams
2. GALE Databases
3. 
CountryReports.org

4. Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cultures, 2012

5. World Book Online

Direct Links to GALE Database articles

1.   Armenians
2.  Cambodian (Khmer)
3.  Chinese
4.  Cuban
5.  Filipinos
6.  Hawaiian – Polynesians
7.  Hmong
8.  Japanese
9 .  Laotian
10. Mexicans
11. Puerto Ricans
12. Punjabi
12a. Pakistanis
13. Russians
14. Thai

15. Culture Page in Student Resource Center Junior (GALE)

 

e-book version of The Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cultures and Nations (Click on the icons below)

 

Countries and their Cultures

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page
Wikipedia also offers students another broad online reference work.

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Books — Reference

  1. The World Book Encyclopedia (22 vols.) REF 030 WOR
  2. People and Places (6 vols.) REF 300.03 PEO
  3. The Newest Americans (5 vols.) REF 304.8 NEW
  4. The Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cultures (9 vols.) REF 306.03 JUN

Books — General

Social Science

  • 305.XXX — This call number contains several books on the social life of many of the cultures listed.
  • 641.XXX – Cookbooks, Cookbooks, Cookbooks.
  • 900 section covers the history and people of many of the cultures. Some helpful Dewey numbers include: 915.XXX, 959.XXX, 973.XXX, 974.XXX, 996.XXX

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JDA Cross-cultural pathfinder 2011