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History and Biography
Explore an era or analyze an event in American History.
Includes primary source documents, images, timelines, biographies and thousands of entries on African American history.
Contains tribe Index, culture area index, biographies, events, primary sources, images and learning centers.
This database covers six civilizations: Africa, Egypt, Greece, Rome, Mesopotamia, and Mesoamerica from the early Hominids 3 to 5 million years ago to flourishing cultures in 600 CE.
Chelsea House Biographies Online is the one-stop online resource for all the biography needs of middle and high school students, or anyone interested in discovering the lives of these fascinating people.
A social history resource; how others lived and live their lives, and how their lives shaped ours
Contains primary-source digital materials concerning women in American history.
An authoritative, digital library of information on American and world popular culture from the 1900s to the present. Browse by decade or search by item or event.
Personal papers, manuscripts, photographs, oral histories, films, works of art and organizational records documenting the cultural history of the United States.
Documents (including audio and video links) relating to the American presidency.