Black Sox Scandal

September 26th, 2012

BLack Sox Scandal.

Drum Break Down

September 24th, 2012

I must admit when “The Amen” video started playing I did not know what to expect. The first few minutes when the narrator spoke of the beat I found myself searching my brain trying to discover which beat it was talking about. If it is used so often how could I not automatically think of […]

A Researchers Struggle

September 17th, 2012

“Anyone can create a Web site. It is important to find out the author’s identity and his or her qualifications or expertise in order to determine the credibility and reliability of the information.” As a frequent researcher, the most frustrating thing is the internet. It is incredibly easy to find information that is perfect for […]

Final Project Topic Ideas

September 10th, 2012

1) What is the history behind the Black Sox scandal of 1919? 2) How did bootlegging develop during the prohibition? 3) What were the legacies President Franklin Roosevelt left after his death?

Making the Past Digital

September 10th, 2012

“An astonishing amount of the analog historical record has already become digital in the past decade.” (Digital History). It is true that today anyone can look up most of the historical past on the internet. In one site or another you can typically find the information needed to give you a general background of an […]

History of the Internet

September 2nd, 2012

In the video, The History of the Internet, I find it quite fascinating how new developments in computer technology were fueled by the fears of the time. For example, in 1957 when Sputnik 1 was launched there was an intense fear of a missile attack from the Soviet Union. This pushed the United States to […]