In the top frame you can scroll from left to right to any period of time in American
History. The time line is divided into five pages [1774-1799], [1800-1849], [1850-1899], [1900-1949], [1950-1999]. At the end of each page
are arrows linking you to the next page. If you want to go directly to one of these
pages now, click on the hyperlinks in the list.
Pages from throughout various areas of the Hall of Heroes are linked from the top frame
and may appear in this frame. Since they come from a variety of areas in our web
site, you may find navigation buttons to additional pages on them. In MOST cases
when you access these linked pages, they will appear in here without taking you outside
the TIME LINE frame set. In those rare cases when it does, simply hit yur BACK
button to return.
RESIZING YOUR FRAMES:
You can resize the frames on this page to show more of the bottom frame and less of the
top frame. Simply place your pointer over the horizontal scroll bar until it turns
into a VERTICAL DOUBLE ARROW and drag up or down to the desired widths. Sometimes
when you are looking for specific information you may wish to have the top frame wider
while you look for linked pages, then resize to read the pages appearing below the
time-line, then resize again to search. You can adjust the size of your frames as
often as you wish.
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BREAK OUT OF FRAME
For all the helps that FRAMES provide in navigation, we know how frustrating it
can be to finish your research and still be stuck in a frame. If you are currently
viewing this page from within someone else's frame, CLICK
HERE TO BREAK OUT and return to this page in a clean frame.
When you are ready to visit other areas of the Hall of heroes and wish to break
out of the frame, look anywhere in the TOP FRAME for the compass. When you click on
it it will bring up our site-map in THIS frame. All links from the site map will
take break you out of the frame and take you to that page. If you don't see the
compass in the top frame, scroll to the bottom of the table and then scroll from left to
right until you see it. There is at least ONE COMPASS on every page.
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Sometimes when you have information you wish to print from a frames page, it can get a
little frustrating. Depending on your browser, printer and/or software, you may have
the option of printing a selected frame only. On your menu bar select
"FILE" and from the drop-down list select "PRINT". When you
print menu opens select the "SELECTED FRAME" option. (On some pages, like
the PRESIDENT's PAGES, you may also wish to select the range "PAGE 1" and print
only one page. These pages have been designed and formatted to print as a single
page for bulletin board display.)
If you do not have the "PRINT SELECTED FRAME" option
there are other things you can do:
Highlight only the area you want to print (by clicking and
dragging), and choosing the "PRINT SELECTION" option from the PRINT menu.
On those pages that are formatted by us to print as a SINGLE page for display, it is
usually easiest to create your selection from the bottom, and not the top. Place
your mouse's arrow at the end of the LAST information you want to print, click and drag
all the way to the top of the page.
Enter the complete url of the page you wish to print in the
ADDRESS BOX at the top of your screen. To find the url of the page you wish to
print, place your mouse's arrow over the hyperlink (in the top frame) that accessed that
page. The URL for that page should appear at in the status bar at the bottom of your
browser window. Write the url down and then type it in the ADDRESS BOX and press
return or "GO".
Visit the pages from one of our NON-FRAME based listings.
If you want to print, for instance, the pages for all the Presidents but your printer
doesn't support printing a selected frame, go to the page listing the Presidents and
navigate ONE PAGE AT A TIME, printing each as you go. To go now to our non-frame
links to the following, click on the links below:
NOTE: SET YOUR PRINTER MARGINS to their lowest default
(preferably .25 on all four margins) for best single page printing. If you can not
set your printer to AVOID printing the title at the top and URL at the bottom of the page,
do your printing on Legal length paper and trim off the excess after printing your poster.
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Bookmarks are not always the easiest way to find your way back to a site you enjoy...your
bookmark list can get long, cluttered and confusing. We have structured the pages in
the Hall of Heroes to contain a number of "virtual" urls...easy to remember...to
help you find your way back. Several of these are listed on our site map which is
accessed by clicking on the compass. Virtual urls you may wish to remember to access
pages in this site include:
The Frames Page
for the American History Timeline
The Non-Frame page
linking you to all Presidents
The Non-Frame page
linking you to all States
(after the last
"/" enter the name of ANY state to access its page.)
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We welcome others to join us in building this web site by encouraging "guest
pages" from other webmasters, students, teachers, historians...or anyone else who
wants to share their knowledge. Presently we are building the section on our 50
STATES through a CONTEST among
students in our various states. We will be conducting a similar project in the
spring (2000) school semester to build more in our PRESIDENTS section.
The following guidelines apply to all guest pages:
- All information must be historically accurate and
- Cite sources and give credit for information/graphics
- Any copyrighted information should be used ONLY with
permission of the copyright owner, and appropriate notice included.
- As a general rule, guest pages are not copyrighted.
We have tried to build this site from public domain sources and make this
information available to others without restriction on use.
- Guest pages NEED NOT be "web ready".
If you have information you wish to share but cannot format it for web access, we will be
happy to edit it from your written documents. Please include specific instructions
regarding any layout preferences, graphics, etc. (While we can input from a printed
copy, if you can provide text in a word processing program either on disc or as e-mail, we
can cut and paste for quicker formatting.)
- Guest page contributors are recognized as authors of
any material appearing in our site, and when possible we like to include a photo and brief
bio at the bottom of the page. (It is your preference whether or not to include your
e-mail address in your bio information.) To see a sample "guest page"
click on the green button below:
Feel free to contact the webmaster with any questions or for