Works Consulted


Wang, M. "WWII Part 2: The Pacific Front" N.p.: YouTube, 2012. Web. 1 June 2014.

This is a student made video I found with footage from the bombings and the aftermath, with a short voice over explanation. The Warsaw Pact." Web. 3 Jun. 2014.

Curtis offers more information on the Warsaw Pact during the Cold War.

Watkins, James A. 2012. "Genghis Khan and the Mongol Empire." 2 Feb. 2014.

Discusses Genghis Khan and how he took leadership over his people and his ruling and conquering he has committed.

Weber, Mark. "Was Hiroshima Necessary?. Institute For Historical Review, Web. 19 May 2014.

Welch, James, and Paul Jeffrey. Stekler. Killing Custer: The Battle of the Little Bighorn and the Fate of the Plains Indians. New York: Norton, 2007. Print.

This book gives a lot of military detail on the events prior to and during Little Bighorn. It has a lot of information about Custer and his life and personality. The information was good, but I feel like I could not include it in my presentation in a way that fits well.

Werthbaker,Thomas J. The Shaping of: Colonial Virginia. New York: Russell and Russell, 1958. Print.

White House Historical Association. "White House History | First Ladies: Dolley Madison." White House History | First Ladies: Dolley Madison . n.d. Web. 27 Feb. 2015.

Whittemore, Jessica. "The Old World and New World: Why Europeans Sailed to the Americas." Education Portal, 2003. Web. 09 Mar. 2014. Why They Called It the Manhattan Project." The New York Times, 2007. Web. 21 May 2014.

This article explains how the Manhattan Project, got it's name.

Widmer, Ted. "Navigating the Age of Exploration." The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. N.p., 2007. Web. 4 Mar. 2014.

This source offered a description of the beginnings of colonization as a result of the Age of Exploration. It also mentioned how the imagination of European cartographers showed up in their maps, even their "scientific" ones.

Wilentz, Sean. Andrew Jackson. New York: Times. 2005. Print.

This biography on Andrew Jackson had a lot more detailed information about the bank war than the other books. Along with information on 'the second bank war" and the Jacksonian democracy.

Williams, Cayte. "Adulteducation Middlescent, Kidult, Middle Youth - Defining Modern Adulthood is Not as Easy as it Once was. Cayte Williams on our Love-Hate Relationship with Growing Up." The Independent: 8,9,10,11. Aug 06 2000. ProQuest. Web. 20 Feb. 2015.

Williams, James. Narrative of James Williams, an American Slave. New York: American Anti-Slavery Society, 1838. Print.

This autobiography is about a man who worked as a cotton driver on a plantation in Alabama for several years. Autobiographies are a great read because it's a first-hand account of what happened in a slave's life.

Williams, Rylan. "Trenches and Barbed Wire." On-Line Video. YouTube. YouTube. 11 Apr. 2013. Web.

Wireless to THE NEW YORK TIMES. "Says America was Discovered by Chinese, Who Came in 458 A.D., Naming it 'Fou Chang'. " New York Times (1923-Current file): 1. 9 Aug 1925. ProQuest. Web. 9 Feb. 2015.

Wishart, David J. ed. "Encyclopedia of the Great Plains." Encyclopedia of the Great Plains. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2011. Web. 04 Mar. 2014.

This site gives a brief idea on what the Ghost Dance is and what it meant to the Natives. This site does not provide information on how the Natives used this dance or any specific instances of it occurring. It also does give reasons why the Ghost Dance eventually died out in the Sioux culture.

Wolpoff, Milford H., and Rachel Caspari. Race and Human Evolution. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1997. Print.

World War II In The Pacific. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 2013. Web. 29 May 2014.

This article covers Japan's attacks on America, America's response, and the results of the war.

"Works Progress Administration." Works Progress Administration. Web. 08 August 2015.

Explains the WPA and the progress that it made during its first couple years after being enacted by President FDR.

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

I used this source mainly for its brief description of the Ghost Dance. It was very helpful to me because I feel like I didn't need to go into a lot of detail about the ritual in order to set up my discussion on Wounded Knee.

Wright, Gavin. Slavery and American Economic Development. Louisiana: Louisiana State University Press, 2006. Print.

This book talks about the connection of the economy and slavery, and how commerce and the ownership of property related to it.

Wriston, Walter B. "Banking Against Disaster." New York Times 14 Sept. 1982. Web. 24 Feb. 2014.

"What was the Cold War?" History Learning Site. 2014. Web. 1 Jun. 2014.

This site gives an overview of the causes of the Cold War.

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Photo Caption: √Čtienne Carjat, 1876.