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Brings together essential historical and current material for researching the past, present and future of African-Americans. Includes the Black Abolitionist Papers (1830-1865) a collection of primary sources from African Americans actively involved in the movement to end slavery in the United States. Also included is the Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, and material from newspapers, dissertations and journals.
A comprehensive, full text database designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges, and undergraduate research. Material from journals, books, as well as historical photographs and video are included.
A comprehensive collection of primary and secondary source material covering history from ancient to modern times. Resources include newspapers and journal articles, rare books, video clips, diaries, letters, dynamic maps, photos, and more.
Explore Congress in action with the most comprehensive online resource available for congressional publications and legislative research. Access the full text of publications dating back as far as the late eighteenth century.
From ancient Europe to Latin America and from the Far East to the Renaissance, an array of primary sources, images, maps and charts provide expansive geographic and chronologic research materials for the study of world history.
The Civil War was America’s bloodiest conflict and remains central to understanding our nation’s cultural identity. Participants in the Civil War divided the conflict into three geographic regions or theaters of war.
The activities in the attached lesson plan are designed to engage students with primary sources and help them to better understand the impact that World War II had on those living on the home front, with emphasis on government-mandated rationing.