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Gathering Background Information

  • Cambridge Histories Online
    Contains the texts of over 250 volumes of the authoritative Cambridge History print editions, published since 1960. Topics include American and British History, Economics, Literature, Philosophy, Religion, Classics and more, for a total of 15 academic disciplines. Search across the database for multidisciplinary topics or browse by individual book.
  • Encyclopedia of American Studies
  • Oxford Reference Online: Premium Collection
  • Oxford Reference Online: Timelines
  • Credo Reference
  • American National Biography
    Great database with thousands of articles about Americans.
  • Blackwell Reference Online
    Provides full-text access to about 300 volumes of reference works in the humanities, social sciences, and business and management. You can search across the entire collection and then use menu options to the left of your search results to limit by subject or by place or by time period. From the homepage, you can also browse the list of titles available in each subject area. Use extensive bibliographies to find additional sources.

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