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History

Library resources for History students.

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Books

Journals

Primary Sources in United States History

The sources here are divided into several sections:

  • General: Use these sources for all periods of American history.
  • U.S. to 1815
  • 20th-Century U.S. History

General United States History
  • These sites contain sources for all periods of American history.

U.S. to 1815
  • Colonial Era  |  Revolutionary War  |  Slavery  |  Westward Expansion  |  War of 1812

20th Century U.S. History
  • Labor Unions  |  New Deal  |  Great Depression  |  Civil Rights Movement

Newspaper Articles

Newspapers are a rich source of information on American history. These online databases are open-source and full-text.