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HIS104: U.S. History to 1865
This Course Guide will provide useful resources for your HIS104 assignments. Find:
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info on primary sources
The American Yawp
The American Yawp is a collaboratively built, open American history textbook designed for general readers and college-level history courses. Over three hundred academic historians—scholars and experienced college-level instructors—have come together and freely volunteered their expertise to help democratize the American past for twenty-first century readers. The project is freely accessible online at www.AmericanYawp.com, and in addition to providing a peer review of the text, Stanford University Press has partnered with The American Yawp to publish a low-cost print edition. Used in HIS 104 / 105.
overview & background sources
American History Online This link opens in a new window
Primary Sources. Search comprehensive coverage of 500 years of American political, military, social, and cultural history.
Britannica Academic This link opens in a new window
Primary Sources. Search Encyclopedia Britannica, the world's most comprehensive reference product.
U.S. History In Context This link opens in a new window
Primary Sources. Discover contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History.
Britannica Original Sources This link opens in a new window
Primary Sources. Access primary sources, documents and personal accounts covering many subject areas.
African-American History This link opens in a new window
Primary Sources. Explore in-depth information on the people, events, and topics important to African-American history.
Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law This link opens in a new window
Primary Sources. Discover legal materials and primary sources on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world.
Credo Reference This link opens in a new window Primary Sources
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article & journal sources
EBSCO eBook collection includes hundreds of books on all aspects of US History - from the political to the social and Jamestown to the Civil War. Easily search and pull the relevant pages or chapters.
eBooks: EBSCO This link opens in a new window
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