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Special Feature Links

Use the links below to find more information on the special features in this chapter and to explore related topics.

Citizenship Today: Becoming a U.S. Citizen

The U.S. Citizenship Test http://www.washingtonpost.com/ wp-srv/ national/ longterm/ citizen/ citizen.htm
An interesting article from the Washington Post about the U.S. citizenship test.

VoteBook Citizenship Test http://www.herald-sun.com/ votebook/ citizenship/ citstart.html
From The Herald-Sun, a multiple-choice citizenship test based on the official test administered by the Immigration and Naturalization Service.

Immigration and Naturalization Service http://uscis.gov/ graphics/ services/ natz/ English.pdf
A file from the Immigration and Naturalization Web site that tells you everything you need to know about becoming a U.S. citizen.


Primary Source Explorer: Report to the Massachusetts Legislature

Dorothea Dix: Memorial To The Legislature of Massachusetts http://www.disabilitymuseum.org/ lib/ docs/ 737.htm
Full text of Dorothea Dix's Memorial To The Legislature of Massachusetts.


Geography in History: The Underground Railroad

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center http://www.undergroundrailroad.org
Visit the official site of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, a museum in Cincinnati, Ohio.

What Was the Underground Railroad? http://education.ucdavis.edu/ NEW/ STC/ lesson/ socstud/ railroad/ Whatis.htm
Overview of the Civil War-era Underground Railroad, with links to other sites.

The Underground Railroad http://www.nationalgeographic.com/ features/ 99/ railroad/
A National Geographic interactive presentation that allows you to put yourself in the position of a slave and choose your path to freedom.


History Workshop: Immigration

Across the Generations http://www.whyy.org/ generations/
A site that seeks to make learning about the history of different types of communities a more immediate, interesting, and challenging experience for students.

What Happened at Ellis Island? http://www.history.com/ minisites/ ellisisland
A History Channel feature that describes what immigrants faced upon arriving at Ellis Island in the late 1800s.

The Immigrant Journey http://www.americanparknetwork.com/ parkinfo/ sl/ history/ journey.html
A description of a typical 19th-century immigrant's journey to the United States. It begins with the decision to make the journey to the experience of traveling in steerage—the cheapest deck on a ship—and concluding with the arrival at Ellis Island.