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HIS 100 - Perspectives in History

Tulsa Massacre, Wounded Knee Occupation, Stonewall Rebellion, Haitian Independence, Philippine Revolution, Iranian Revolution, The Great London Smog, Creation of Earth Day, Chernobyl, Creation of the UN, Act Prohibiting Slavery, Founding of NATO

Climate Change and Environmental Issues

Wind turbines in the ocean

Image by Nicholas Doherty, retrieved via Unsplash

While climate change and environmental issues have become increasingly controversial issues in the past thirty years, it has been a threat for much longer. If this is an area of interest to you, please select one of the three historical events on the menu to the left for your course work to begin exploring their environmental impact. Below you can learn more about each topic first by clicking on the title. 

Great London Smog This link opens in a new window

Creation of Earth Day This link opens in a new window

Chernobyl This link opens in a new window

Each of these topics listed above are linked to a Research Starter, which is a tertiary source. Tertiary sources are great to get background information on a topic, but these are not meant to be cited in your assignment. Once you click on the topic of your choice from the menu, you will find a number of primary and secondary sources to use in your assignment. Read through each source to learn more about your chosen historical event.