Works Consulted


B. C. Songsmith. "Nikola Tesla vs Thomas Edison: How The Course Of History Was Changed." YouTube, Aug 30, 2014. YouTube. Web. Feb 8, 2015.

Baader, Meika Sophia. "Froebel And The Rise Of Educational Theory In The United States." Studies In Philosophy & Education 23.5/6 (2004): 427-444. Academic Search Complete. Web. 17 Feb. 2015.

"The Bank War." National Archives and Records Administration. National Archives and Records Administration, n.d. Web. 22 Feb. 2014.

I just found this interesting. It was a letter that Andrew Jackson personally wrote and found everything about it interesting. It kind of shows the type of hot headed person he is.

"The Barbed Wire Patent." New York Times (1857-1922): 4. Jun 09 1883. ProQuest. Web. 4 Feb. 2015.

Barbato, Joseph. "A Simple Tool Hits a Snag ; the Unintended

Consequences of Barbed Wire during a Century of Terror." The Christian Science Monitor. 16. Sep 19 2002. ProQuest. Web. 4 Feb. 2015.

Barney, William L. A Companion to 19th-Century America. Malden, MA: Blackwell Pub, 2006. Print.

Basu-Zharku, Iulia. "Slavery and Religion in the Antebellum South." Student Pulse. 2011. 24 Feb. 2014. Web.

This article talks about the importance of song and the origin of Slave religion. The slaves were usually religious but not moral and they incorporated African religious practices such as voodoo.

"Battle of the Little Bighorn." A&E Television Networks, n.d. Web. 11 Mar. 2014.

I basically used this source only to gather precise dates and numbers for information on Little Bighorn. There were a few other interesting factoids but I didn't really use them for my project.

Baynton-Williams, Miles. New Worlds: Maps From the Age of Discovery. N.p.: Quercus Publishing, 2006. Google Books. Web. 4 Mar. 2014.

This source explained the significance of maps created during the Age of Discovery. It also discussed how maps were affected by superstition and myth.

"Beagle Voyage." Natural History Museum. N.p., n.d. Web. 2 June 2014.

I found this article on the Beagle Voyage, which gave me useful information about Darwin's voyage and all it entailed.

Beller, Susan Provost. Medical Practices in the Civil War. Cincinnati, OH: Betterway, 1992. Print.

Bee, Robert N. "De Grasse to the Resue of Yorktown." American History 41.5(2006): 30-35. Print.

French admiral De Grasse and his fleet played a major role in the Battle of Yorktown, which lead to Great Britain signing the Treaty of Paris on September 3, 1783, and recognizing the independence of the United States of America.

Benjamin, Thomas. "Recent Historiography of the Origins of the Mexican War," New Mexico Historical Review, Summer 1979, Vol. 54 Issue 3, pp 169-181.

"A Continent Divided: The U.S.-Mexico War." A Continent Divided: The U.S.-Mexico War. UT Arlington Library, n.d. Web.

Berg, Stanton. "Sherlock Holmes: Father of Scientific Crime Detection." Northwestern University School of Law. 61.3 (1970).

"The Berlin Airlift." Web. 3 Jun. 2014.

This site gives an introduction to the Berlin Airlift, as well as activities that teach the Berlin Airlift.

Berlin, Ira. Many Thousands Gone: The First Two Centuries of Slavery in America. Cambridge, MA: The President and Fellows of Harvard College, 1998. Print.

This book discusses different slave societies and the difference between slaves and free.

Berry, Mary Francis. Black Resistance, White Law. New York, NY: The Penguin Group, 1971. Print.

This book talk about how white people tried to control black Americans and how the blacks fought back.

Bernhard, Virginia. "The Shipwreck That Saved Jamestown: The Sea Venture Castaways and the Fate of America." Journal of South History, 76.1 (Feb. 2010):125-127. Ebsco Host Academic Search Premier. Web. 2 Feb. 2015.

Bernhard, Virginia. A Tale of Two Colonies: What really Happened in Virginia and Bermuda. Columbia Missouri: University of Missouri Press, 2011. Google Book Search. Web. 8 Feb 2015.

"Berthollet, Claude-Louis ." Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica, n.d. Web. 1 Feb. 2014.

Claude Berthollet invented chemical bleaching (sodium hypochlorite) in 1785. This greatly reduced the bleaching process from multiple processes over the course of a week or more to a few applications over the course of a few days.

"Biography: Marco Polo." A+E Networks, 2014. Web. 6 Mar. 2014.

This provided a detailed biography on Marco Polo and his journeys through Asia.

Birk, Joshua C. "The Betrayal Of Antioch:Narratives Of Conversion And Conquest During The First Crusade." Journal Of Medieval &Early Modern Studies 41.3 (2011): 463-485. Academic Search Complete. Web. 4 Feb. 2015.

"The Birth of the Navy of the United States." Birth of the United States Navy. Web. 13 Feb. 2014.

On Friday, October 13, 1775, the Continental Congress voted to fit out two sailing vessels to intercept transports carrying munitions and stores to the British army in America.

Blaney, Thomas G. "The Chief Sea Lion among other Wild Animals: Charles Galton Darwin and the Eugenics Movement." N.p., n.d. Web. 3 June 2014.

Looking up Darwin's Brother was just to see if I could find any other pieces of information about Darwin and his background.

Blodget, Henry. "Guess Who's Paying for the Greece Bailout? That's Right-You!" Business Insider 3 May 2010. Web. 12 Jan. 2014.

Bogart, Ernest L. Economic History of the American People. New York: Green and Co., 1930. 172. Print.

Boles, John B. Masters and Slaves in the House of the Lord: Race and Religion in the American South, 1740-1870. Lexington, KY: University of Kentucky, 1988. Print.

Bontempo, Pat. "On Defining the End of Childhood." New York Times (1923-Current file): 1. Sep 30 1984. ProQuest. Web. 20 Feb. 2015.

Booraem, Hendrik. Young Hickory: The Making of Andrew Jackson. Dallas, TX: Taylor Trade Pub., 2001. Print.

This was a biography on Andrew Jacksons early life, prior to him becoming president. Very informative about his early life and the hardships that he went through.

Bourne, George. Pictures of Slavery in the United States of America. Middletown, 15 July, 1834. Print.

This book talks about all the terrible things that happen such as slave trade, kidnapping, and abuse.

"Boston Massacre." Boston Massacre. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Mar. 2014.

I only used this source to help me set up my topic. It had just enough information for what I needed. If I was researching this topic in detail this source probably would not have been that helpful, but for my purposes it was good.

"The Boston Massacre." Independence Hall Association, n.d. Web. 10 Mar. 2014.

This website was also only used to set up my topic. It provided some more information about the British that the other website did not include.

Bowler, Peter J. Evolution The History of an Idea. N.p.: University Of California Press, n.d. Print.

This book about evolution just helped me understand how evolution was perceived before Darwin's discoveries.

Bremner, Robert H. Children and Youth in America: A Documentary History. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 1970. Print.

Bridenbaugh, Carl. Jamestown: 1544-1699. New York: Oxford University Press, 1980. Print.

Brinkley, Alan. The Unfinished Nation. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000. Print.

Brosterman, Norman, and Togashi. Inventing Kindergarten. New York, NY: H.N. Abrams, 1997. Print.

Brown, Dee. Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West. New York: H. Holt &, 2007. Print.

I think that this book would have been a very good source if I had taken more time to delve into it. It was kind of difficult to read at some points as it went into a lot of detail. I preferred to use the adaptation of this book over the actual book because it was easier to read.

Brown, Dee. Showdown at Little Big Horn. Lincoln: University of Nebraska, 2004. Print.

Like the other book by this author it was kind of hard to read because of the amount of detail that it goes into. I found the internet sources on this specific topic to be easier to find information from.

Buell, Tonya. Slavery in America: The Primary Source of the Intolerable Practice of Slavery. New York, NY: The Rosen Publishing Group Inc., 2004. Print.

This book talks about the beginnings of slavery, the hardship of slavery, and the ultimate end of slavery.

Burchell, R. A. Westward Expansion. London: Harrap, 1974. Print.

Burr, William. The Atomic Bomb and the End of World War II. 2005. Web. 29 May 2014.

This article contains questions regarding the bombings and documents from that time.

The flu pandemic from 1918-1920 infected 500 million people across the world. Three to five percent of the world's population died from the disease. This 1919 poster from Japan reads, "If treated quickly it gets better right away."