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The Internet contains a wealth of information, but sometimes it's a little tricky to find what you need. By using the preselected Web sites provided below you will be able to narrow your search, answer assigned questions, and save precious time. Simply follow the links to find valuable research materials and activity support. There's a lot of information in here, happy hunting!

Section 1: The Business of America

Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation http://www.calvin-coolidge.org/
The Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation features a section titled "Coolidge History," which includes a chronology, a fact sheet, a list of famous quotes, and the text of Coolidge's inaugural address.

Warren G. Harding http://www.americanpresident.org/ history/ warrenharding/
From a PBS Web site about American presidents, a section on Warren Harding. Features photos, election results, and information about Harding's early life, involvement in foreign and domestic affairs, and the scandal surrounding his presidency.

Section 2: Changes in Society

Edna St. Vincent Millay http://www.poets.org/ poet.php/ prmPID/ 160
Brief biography of poet Edna St. Vincent Millay, including a bibliography of her work, links to her work, and a guide to other exhibits on the Web.

Section 3: The Jazz Age and the Harlem Renaissance

Duke Ellington's Washington http://www.pbs.org/ ellingtonsdc/
A companion Web site to a PBS documentary about jazz musician Duke Ellington and Washington, D.C., where Ellington grew up. Includes biographies of other African Americans who were important to the Harlem Renaissance.