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U.S. History in Context


Coverage of the most-studied U.S. history topics including from the arrival of Vikings in North America, American Revolution, Civil Rights movement, 9/11, and the War on Terror through a web-like experience that supports the development of critical thinking and information literacy skills. Noted for access to primary source documents.

Access Locations: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), All Branch Libraries, Outside the Library

Subjects: History; Biography; United States History; Reference; Homework Help; Encyclopedias; African American Studies; American Studies
(Bolded items are subjects for which this is a recommended resource)

Dates of Coverage: Prehistory-present

Update Frequency: Weekly

Print Equivalent: American Decades CD-ROM, American Eras, DISCovering U.S. History, DISCovering World History, Worldmark Encyclopedia of Canadian Provinces, Worldmark Encyclopedia of States, and Worldmark Encyclopedia of Nations. Check the Library Catalog for holdings.

Provider: Gale Group

Format: Web

Output Type: Print, Email, Download