New resources from the Library

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American Indian Movement and Native American Radicalism via Gale
Trial May 8th through June 7th, 2014 FBI files illustrate the evolution of AIM as an organization of social protest and the development of Native American radicalism. An intuitive platform makes it all cross-searchable by subject or collection. Date Range: 1968-1979. Content: 14,195 pages. Source Library: Federal Bureau of Investigation Library. The American Indian Movement (AIM) expanded from its roots in Minnesota and broadened its radical political agenda to include a searching analysis of the nature of social injustice in America. AIM used the media to present its message to the American public. On Thanksgiving Day 1970, AIM seized the replica of the Mayflower. In 1971, members occupied Mount Rushmore; in 1972, they took over the Bureau of Indian Affairs headquarters in Washington, D.C. In February 1973, AIM members initiated a 71-day siege at Wounded Knee, South Dakota, in response to the 1890 massacre of some 150 Lakota men, women and children by the U.S. Seventh Calvary.
Federal Response to Radicalism in the 1960s via Gale
Trial May 8th through June 7th, 2014 This collection allows you to explore the internal organization, personnel and activities of some of the most prominent American radical groups and their movements to change government and society. An intuitive platform makes it all cross-searchable by subject or collection. Date Range: 1956-1971. Source Library: Federal Bureau of Investigation Library. This resource illuminates the enduring conflict in American history between the need of society to protect basic freedoms and the equally legitimate need to protect itself from genuine threats to its security and existence.
Revolution in Mexico, the 1917 Constitution, and Its Aftermath via Gale
Trial May 8th through June 7th, 2014 This collection comprises U.S. State Department documents related to the Mexican Revolution, which began in 1910 and continued sporadically until the new Constitution was adopted in 1917 through to, and including, the election of Calles

Newly Acquired

Unite for Literacy eBooks for children
Colorado Library Consortium, Douglas County Libraries and Unite for Literacy have partnered to provide free access to more than 100 children’s ebooks. These early literacy ebooks are all original–books carefully crafted to connect with young children and their families. They have narrated audio support with an initial goal of supporting the 300 languages that are spoken in U.S. homes. Offering photographs and illustrations to authentically depict a child’s-eye view of the real world, these ebooks are structured to reflect the most current research on the specific features that impact success for beginning readers of all ages. Unite for Literacy is a Colorado-based publisher funded by sponsorships to ensure free ebook content remains free.
The Value of a Dollar via Grey House Publishing
The Value of a Dollar Online is an educational reference tool useful for a wide range of curricula. It is perfect for anyone curious about social and economic history: students, writers, business historians, teachers, reporters, and more. Compare prices, consumer expenditures, investments and see the how the value of the dollar has changed from 1860 to 2014.
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