Here are a few ways to find information on your topics:
in da hizzle.
There are some World War II books on the table behind you. Check the title, table of contents, and index for your assigned topic or related topics. (E.g., Navajo Code Talkers, Rosie the Riveter.)
You can also search for more books in the Birmingham Library.
Library databases contain information from published works. (E.g., magazine & newspaper articles, encyclopedias.) They cost lots of $$$$ to use, and can only be accessed at school!
- ABC-CLIO. Social studies.
- Facts on File. Click on American Indian History, American Women's History, African-American History, or American History.
- Salem Press. History.
- More databases are available with your public library card: Go to the Los Angeles Public Library's Teen Homework Help site.
just a few of many possibizzle.
- African Americans
- Native American Soldiers
- Official Website of the Navajo Code Talkers
- Native Americans in WWII. "The United States never broke a treaty with a foreign government and never kept one with the Indians." --Will Rogers
- Native Americans in the US Military
- American Women
- Women and World War II (Created by a student at the University of San Diego.)
- Partners in Winning the War: American Women in World War II. (National Women's History Museum.)
- Women Veterans of WWII (Yes, the women fought too!)
- Mexican Americans
- Mexican American WWII Veterans
- Saving Private Jose
- Mexican Americans in World War II (Latino Philidelphia.)
- Zoot Suit Riots. (PBS.)
- World War II and Mexican American Civil Rights (Book - on Google Books.)
- Manhattan Project
- Manhattan Project: An Interactive History (US Dept. of Energy.)
- Manhattan Project Worker Talks to Students (newspaper article)
- Japanese Americans