History

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U.S. History in Context

  

Find primary documents, reference books, journal articles, and scholarly analysis on periods and events in our history.

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Daily Life through History

  

Discover the everyday details about past eras that make historical accounts relevant and meaningful.

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World History in Context

  

Find scholarly analysis, articles, references, and primary documents covering the past 5,000 years.

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History Reference Center

  

View full-text reference books, encyclopedias, non-fiction books, history periodicals, documents, and biographies along with historical photos, maps, and videos.

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History Study Center

  

Dig into study units covering over 500 historical topics on global history from ancient times to the present day.

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World Book Timelines

  

View the order of events over the world's history, create your own timelines, and more.

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World Book Early Peoples

  

Explore the native cultures of indigenous peoples around the world. Learn about daily life, where they lived, what they ate, how they survived, and even their religions.

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New York Times Historical via ProQuest

  

Search or browse the full text of New York Times from 1851 to 2011. Research world events, find obituaries, or read editorials and classified ads from years gone by.

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National Geographic Virtual Library

  

Browse articles, explore topics, and find images. All the National Geographic resources are at your command, without the big stacks of yellow magazines.

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Smithsonian for Students

Explore topics related to most school topics and find resources for homework assignments and entertainment. Sources provided by Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access.

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Khan Academy

Watch tutorials online and practice a wide variety of life skills and academic subjects, from computer programming to printmaking or 3rd grade math to entrepreneurship.

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CrashCourse Videos

Get help grasping the main points on homework that's challenging! Watch videos on a range of academic subjects, ranging from World History and Culture to Biology and Literature.

Most are 15 minutes or less!

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