The 20th Century - 2nd Half: 1950 - 2000

People

  1. "Hippies"
    http://www.rockument.com/links.html
    http://members.aye.net/~hippie/hippie/realhip.htm

  2. Counterculture revolution
    http://mondediplo.com/2000/10/06internet

  3. Elvis Presley
    http://www.elvis.com/
    http://www.elvispresleyonline.com/html/elvis_presley_online.html

  4. Albert Einstein
    http://www.aip.org/history/einstein/

    http://www-gap.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Mathematicians/Einstein.html
  5. Mao Zedong
    http://www.marx2mao.org/Mao/Index.html
    http://www.time.com/time/time100/leaders/profile/mao.html

  6. Fidel Castro
    http://www.rjgeib.com/thoughts/fidel/fidel.html
    http://www.fiu.edu/~fcf/castro_year1/castro_year1.html

  7. Malcolm X
    http://www.brothermalcolm.net/
    http://www.cmgww.com/historic/malcolm/

  8. Nelson Mandela
    http://www.anc.org.za/people/mandela/
    http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/mandela/

  9. Ayatolla Khomeini
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/persian/revolution/rev_01.shtml
    http://i-cias.com/e.o/khomeini.htm

  10. Josef Stalin
    http://www.rjgeib.com/thoughts/stalin/stalin.html
    http://www.toy-soldier-gallery.com/Articles/Stalin/Stalin.html

  11. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
    http://www.thekingcenter.org/
    http://www.life.com/Life/mlk/mlk.html

  12. Rosa Parks
    http://www.grandtimes.com/rosa.html
    http://www.tsum.edu/museum/

  13. The Beatles
    http://www.hollywoodandvine.com/Anthology/
    http://www.sonic.net/~custom/beat.html

  14. Joan Baez
    http://baez.woz.org/

  15. Bob Dylan
    http://www.bobdylan.com/

  16. Andy Worhol
    http://www.warhol.org/
    http://www.diacenter.org/permcoll/warhol/

  17. Jackson Pollack
    http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/pollock_jackson.html
    http://www.nga.gov/feature/pollock/pollockhome.html

  18. Pol Pot
    http://www.time.com/time/daily/polpot/1.html
    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/special_report/1998/07/98/cambodia/78988.stm

  19. Khmer Rouge
    http://library.nps.navy.mil/home/tgp/khmer.htm
    http://www.yale.edu/cgp/

  20. Slobodan Milosovec
    http://hague.bard.edu/video.html
    http://www.un.org/icty/glance/milosevic.htm

  21. Saddam Hussein
    http://www.who2.com/saddamhussein.html
    http://abcnews.go.com/reference/bios/shussein.html


Places:

  1. Hiroshima
    http://www.lclark.edu/~history/HIROSHIMA/
    http://www.doug-long.com/

  2. The Berlin Wall
    http://www.dailysoft.com/berlinwall/
    http://www.wall-berlin.org/

  3. Tibet
    http://www.tibet.org/
    http://omni.cc.purdue.edu/~wtv/tibet/Welcome.html

  4. Cambodia
    http://www.iias.nl/wwwvl/southeas/cambodia.html
    http://memory.loc.gov/frd/cs/khtoc.html

  5. Laos
    http://memory.loc.gov/frd/cs/latoc.html
    http://www.global.lao.net/laoVL.html

  6. Wall Street - New York Stock Exchange
    http://www.nyse.com/

  7. Tianamen Square
    http://gtti.20m.com/Beijing/Tianamen/tianamen_square.html
    http://northstargallery.com/China/china19.htm

  8. Cuba
    http://www.state.gov/www/regions/wha/cuba/
    http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=es&u=http://www.cubagob.cu/&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dcuba%26start%3D10%26hl%3Den%26lr%3D%26ie%3DUTF8%26sa%3DN

  9. Yugoslavia
    http://memory.loc.gov/frd/cs/yutoc.html
    http://www.arhiv.sv.gov.yu/


Events:

  1. Chinese Cultural Revolution
    http://www.culturalbridge.com/cnadd.htm
    http://chineseculture.about.com/cs/culturerevolution/

  2. Civil Rights Movement in the U.S.
    http://bcri.bham.al.us/
    http://www.civilrightsmuseum.org/

  3. Nixon's resignation as president of the U.S.
    http://www.luminet.net/~tgort/resign.htm
    http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/history/A0861888.html

  4. Vietnam War
    http://www.vwip.org/vwiphome.html
    http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/vietnam/

  5. Vietnam War protests
    http://knossos.shu.edu/HyperNewsV/get/vp/protest/4/1/1.html
    http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/asia/vietnam/protests.html

  6. Cloning
    http://www.newscientist.com/hottopics/cloning/
    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/nation/specials/science/cloning/
    http://pathfinder.com/TIME/cloning/home.html

  7. Ethnic wars between Tutsis and Hutus
    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/talking_point/debates/african/1204966.stm
    http://www1.cnn.com/EVENTS/1996/year.in.review/topten/hutu/history.html

  8. End of apartheid in South Africa
    http://www-cs-students.stanford.edu/~cale/cs201/
    http://racerelations.about.com/gi/dynamic/offsite.htm?site=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.southafrica.net%2F

  9. The rapidity of change
    http://www.cydjournal.org/Brandeis/smith_0322.html
    http://pespmc1.vub.ac.be/CHINNEG.html

  10. The dissolution of the Soviet Union
    http://www.departments.bucknell.edu/russian/chrono3.html
    http://www.fsmitha.com/h2/ch33.htm

  11. The impact of television on our culture and thinking
    http://world.std.com/~jlr/comment/tv_impact.htm
    http://www.uweb.ucsb.edu/~elly/social.htm

  12. . Korean War
    http://www.koreanwar.org/
    http://www.korean-war.com/

  13. Conflicts between Catholics and Protestants in Ireland (The "Troubles")
    http://cain.ulst.ac.uk/
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/war/troubles/

  14. The women's rights movement
    http://www.infoplease.com/spot/womenstimeline1.html
    http://www.legacy98.org/
    http://www.hri.ca/women/

  15. The nature of prejudice
    http://www.gentletouchsweb.com/WindowsOfTheSoul/
    http://www.usc.edu/isd/archives/ethnicstudies/race_discrim_main.html
    http://mentalhelp.net/psyhelp/chap7/chap7l.htm

  16. Rock and Roll
    http://www.rockhall.com/
    http://www.history-of-rock.com/

  17. Poverty in Africa
    http://www4.worldbank.org/afr/poverty/default.cfm
    http://www.un.org/ecosocdev/geninfo/afrec/vol13no2/11oscal.htm

  18. Conflict between India and Pakistan
    http://www.cnn.com/WORLD/9708/India97/
    http://www.cnn.com/WORLD/9708/India97/shared/sibling.rivalry/

  19. Poverty in Latin America
    http://www-esd.worldbank.org/html/esd/env/envmat/vol2f96/latincar.htm
    http://www.dse.de/aktuell/povla.htm

  20. Poverty in Central America
    http://www.reliefweb.int/w/Rwb.nsf/6686f45896f15dbc852567ae00530132/148f48ae6149fe4649256b8a001b3140?OpenDocument
    http://icsdev.soe.umich.edu/confur/stories/reader/fall/ody$eb72d217d468934273e5ceadcc30504b

  21. Illegal drugs trade
    http://www.rand.org/publications/MR/MR1339/MR1339.ch2.pdf (PDF)
    http://www.oneworld.org/ips2/mar98/drug_trade.html

  22. The "desaparecidos"
    http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=es&u=http://www.desaparecidos.org/&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dthe%2Bdesaparecidos%26hl%3Den%26lr%3D%26ie%3DUTF8
    http://www.yendor.com/vanished/

  23. The brutality of military regimes
    http://www.soundofyouth.com/lifestyle/latin_life.html
    http://www.hrw.org/annual-report/1998/20years3.html

  24. Rebel guerrillas in Latin America
    http://the-tech.mit.edu/V105/N51/cent.51n.html
    http://www.monitor.net/monitor/0104a/colombia.html

  25. Organ transplants
    http://library.thinkquest.org/28000/frames.html
    http://www.fda.gov/fdac/features/596_xeno.html

  26. Understanding DNA
    http://www.columbia.edu/cu/21stC/issue-1.3/dna-mitoch.html
    http://www.ancestry.com/dna/paternalinfo.htm

  27. Dolly, the cloned sheep
    http://scienceeducation.nih.gov/nihHTML/ose/snapshots/multimedia/ritn/dolly/
    http://www.pbs.org/faithandreason/media/dolly-body.html

  28. Cryonics
    http://www.merkle.com/cryo/
    http://www.aleph.se/Trans/Individual/Cryonics/

  29. The European Union
    http://userpage.chemie.fu-berlin.de/adressen/eu.html
    http://www.eustudies.org/home.html

  30. Global warming
    http://www.climatehotmap.org/
    http://globalwarming.enviroweb.org/

 

 

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