History 202 (Online)

History 202 (Online)

Professor Rees’ Online US History Survey Course

Assignment 5 Sources for Summary

For your summarizing with Hypothes.is pleasure:

Milestone Documents:

Michael Clinton, “A Divided Postwar World.”
Harry Truman, “Statement Announcing the Use of the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima.”
George Marshall, Marshall Plan Speech.
Harry Truman: Truman Doctrine.
J. Edgar Hoover, Testimony Before the House Committee on Un-American Activities.
Joseph McCarthy, “Enemies Within” Speech.
Censure of Senator Joseph McCarthy
Interstate Highway Act
Richard Nixon, “Kitchen” Debate with Nikita Khrushchev
Dwight D. Eisenhower, Farewell Address.
John F. Kennedy, Report to the American People on the Soviet Arms Buildup in Cuba


“A Photo-Essay on the Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.”
Alex Q. Arbuckle, “These Historic Photographs Communicate How Big the Baby Boom Was,” Mashable.
Digital Public Library of America, “Postwar Rise of the Suburbs.”
“Dewey Defeats Truman.”
1949 Volkswagen Sedan.


Universal Newsreels, “Japanese Films of Hiroshima.”
Archer Productions, “Duck and Cover.”
George Lucas, scene from American Graffiti.
Universal Newsreels, “First Year Anniversary of the Berlin Wall.”
Universal Newsreels, “The Cuban Crisis.”

Other Resources:

Digital Scholarship Lab [University of Richmond], Redlining Richmond.
National Museum of American History, Chicago and Park Forest, Illinois, 1950s.
Backstory, “Mall All About It.”
The Trial of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.
Digital Public Library of America, “Rock and Roll: Beginnings to Woodstock.”