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Adams-Onis Treaty
Articles of Confederation
Austin - Brazoria Speech
Austin - Letter From Prison
Battle of Sabine Pass
Chief Joseph
Col. Delgado - Battle of San Jacinto
C.S.A. Constitution
CT-Colonial Charter
Coronado's Report
Declaration of Arms - 1775
Declaration of Independence
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Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death
Goliad Massacre
Hammurabi's Code
Iroquois Confederation Constitution
Joint Resolution-The Annexation of Texas
LaSalle's Last Voyage
Law of April 6, 1830
Letter from Christopher Columbus
Lincoln's First Inaugural Address
Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address
Magna Carta
Martin Luther's 95 Thesis
Massanet's Letter
Massachusetts Bay Colony Charter
Mayflower Compact
Mexican Constitution of 1824
Monroe Doctrine
Narrative of Cabeza de Vaca
Northwest Ordinance of 1787
Proclamation of Neutrality - 1793
Qianlong's Letter to King George III
Reagan's Berlin Wall Speech
Resolution of the Stamp Act
Sam Houston - Report on San Jacinto
Sedition Act of 1798
Tecumseh's Letter to Gov. Harrison
Tennis Court Oath
Texas Declaration of Independence
Texas Ordinance of Secession 1861
Texas-New Mexico Boundary Act
Texas Re-admittance Act
The Concordat of Worms
The Declaration of the Rights of Man
Travis' Letter
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo 1848
Treaty of Velasco 1836
Treaty of Annexation 1844
Treaty of Greenville 1795
Treaty of Versailles 1919
Treaty of Paris 1783
Turtle Bayou Resolutions
Pope Urban II Speech at Clermont
Virgina Declaration of Rights
War Declaration on Germany 1941
War Declaration on Japan 1941
Washington's Farewell Address
Washington's First Inaugural Address
Washington's Second Inaugural Address

Teacher's Zone Find strategies ranging from hands-on to graphic organizers that are ready to print out and use with your lesson plans! The Zone also has information on how to incorporate different types of social studies skills including reading and writing connections. Don't miss our assessment area for up-to-date information on STAAR..Our strategies have been designed for teachers by teachers with all learners in mind!

Parent's Corner See how you the parent can help our your child learn more about social studies at the global, national, state, and community levels. We have resources and information to help parents understand what your child is learning in social studies.

TechnologyYou will discover the latest strategies that incorporate useful technology integration within a social studies setting. These strategies have been written by technology integration specialists that have used these strategies successfully in the classroom.

Links Find over 5000 links going to outside resources based upon grade level and subject area. These links have been researched for content and usability within a school setting.

Photo Album Take a tour of places around the world, the nation, and the city with our over 9,000 images! These photographs have been donated by educators to help bring the world to our students!

Blog, Board, and Wiki (Must have a SAISD Account) Read about the latest Social Studies Department's events and news on our Blog (web log). On the message boards, you can leave messages for all district teachers about strategies and questions that you may have about subject areas. Finally, you and your students can use our Wiki to author and publish research done on social studies topics!

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The Social Studies Resource Center was made possible by the Teaching American History Grant 2001-2008

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