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HIS 104, Sprankle, South: Get Started

U.S. History from Early Colonization through 1865

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Three Confederate prisoners at Gettysburg July 1863
 Library of Congress  Prints and Photographs Division


This course guide is intended for use by Professor Sprankle's HIS 104 Honors course:  U.S. History from Early Colonization through 1865, with an emphasis on the U.S. Civil War and Gettysburg.  Use this guide to find the credible information you need via the CCAC Library resources listed on the tabs above.  You can explore the content of each of the tabs (pages), or simply choose what you may need.  You can select: 

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The five steps are:

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5. Cite Sources

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