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History
 

Annals of America
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Explore the rich and varied history of the United States . This valuable online chronicle provides a year-by-year documentary of American thought and action. Read the original words of more than 1,500 authors who made and analyzed American history through their speeches, writings, memoirs, poems, and interviews.  Includes 2,100 entries from 1493 to the present.  

Britannica World Data Analyst
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Easy access to printable country statistics including map, area, population, demographic and vital statistics, gross national product, and more.  Create your own tables and graphs comparing countries using the most recent statistics or historical statistics, which show changes in countries over time.  See how different countries compare on economic and population measure, or get information on significant geographic features such as highest mountains and largest deserts.

Gale Virtual Reference Library 
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A mix of more than 50 full-text reference books including:
American Decades Primary Sources
American Eras
Ancient Greece and Rome: An Encyclopedia for Students
Dictionary of American History
Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence and Security
Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity   

Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World  
Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa
Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History  
Government, Politics, and Protest
(Social Issues Essential Primary Sources Collection)
History of the American Cinema
   Volume 1, Emergence of the Cinema: The American Screen to 1907
   Volume 2, Transformation of Cinema, 1907-1915 
   Volume 3, An Evening's Entertainment: The Age of the Silent Feature Picture, 1915-1928
   Volume 4, Talkies, The : U.S. Cinema's Transition to Sound, 1926-1931
   Volume 5, Grand Design: Hollywood as a Modern Business Enterprise, 1930-1939
   Volume 6, Boom and Bust: The American Cinema in the 1940s
   Volume 7, Fifties, The: Transforming the Screen, 1950-1959
   Volume 8, Sixties, The: 1960-1969
   Volume 9, Lost Illusions: American Cinema in the Age of Watergate and Vietnam, 1970-1979
   Volume 10, New Pot of Gold, A: Hollywood Under the Electric Rainbow, 1980-1989

Human and Civil Rights
(Social Issues Essential Primary Sources Collection)
Immigration and Multiculturalism
(Social Issues Essential Primary Sources Collection)
The Renaissance: An Encyclopedia for Students 
Social Policy (Social Issues Essential Primary Sources Collection)
Terrorism (Social Issues Essential Primary Sources Collection)
US Immigration & Migration Reference Library
World Eras
  
Volume 1, European Renaissance and Reformation, 1350-1600
   Volume 2, Rise and Spread of Islam, 622-1500
   Volume 3, Roman Republic and Empire, 264 B.C.E.- 476 C.E.
   Volume 4, Medieval Europe, 814-1350
   Volume 5, Ancient Egypt, 2615 - 332 B.C.E.
   Volume 6, Classical Greek Civilization, 800-323 B.C.E
   Volume 7, Imperial China, 617-1644
   Volume 8, Ancient Mesopotamia, 3300-331 B.C.E. 
   Volume 9, Industrial Revolution in Europe, 1750-1914
   Volume 10, West African Kingdoms, 500-1590 

Massachusetts History Online
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This collection of full-text articles from 50 magazines and local newspapers provides information on Massachusetts people, places and historical events.

Massachusetts Digital Collections
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Links to digital special collections from Massachusetts libraries that include local history monographs and pamphlets, a significant portion is manuscript material (personal and organizational papers), photographs, posters, ticket stubs, broadsides, etc. 

Massachusetts Special Collections Directory
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A database of over 600 archive and manuscript collections in Massachusetts. 

PowerSearch 
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Select multiple databases from a  list and then search across all of the databases you have chosen.  

Salem History
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Includes full text of the following reference books:
The 1990s in America 

Great Events from History: Modern Scandals  
Provided by Thayer Public Library.

U.S. History In Context
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Easily find information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History from full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites. 

World History in Context 
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Easily find information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History from full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites. 

   

 

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