United States History Research Guide

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Useful LC SUBJECT HEADINGS for this topic:

United States--discovery and exploration
Indians of North America
Pilgrims--New Plymouth Colony
United States--history
United States--history--Colonial Period 1600-1775
United States--Declaration of Independence
United States--history--Confederation 1783-1789
United States--history--Revolution 1775-1783
Constitutional history--United States
Lewis and Clark Expedition 1804-1806
United States--history--War of 1812
Slavery--United States
United States--history--Mexican War 1846-1848
  United States--history--Civil War 1861-1865
Confederate States of America
Reconstruction
Spanish American War 1898
World War 1914-1918
Women's suffrage
Prohibition--United States
Social Reformers--United States
Depression 1929
New Deal 1933-1939
World War 1939-1945
Korean War 1950-1953
Cold War
Civil Rights Movement
Vietnamese Conflict 1961-1975
Persian Gulf War
Washington George 1732-1799
  Jefferson, Thomas 1743-1826
Franklin, Benjamin 1706-1790
Jackson, Andrew 1767-1845
Lincoln, Abraham 1809-1865
Grant Ulysses S Ulysses Simpson 1822-1825
Lee Robert E Robert Edward 1807-1870
Davis Jefferson 1808-1889
Roosevelt Theodore 1858-1919
Wilson Woodrow 1856-1924
Roosevelt Franklin D Franklin Delano 1882-1945
Truman Harry S 1884-1972
Eisenhower Dwight D dwight David 1890-1969
Kennedy John F John Fitzgerald 1917-1963
Nixon Richard M Richard Milhous 1913

Useful LC CALL NUMBERS on this subject:

D501-680   World War I   E456-459   Lincoln's Administration
D731-838   World War II   E461-655   The Civil War
E75-99   Indians of North America   E668   The Reconstruction
E101-135   Discovery and Exploration of America   E714-735   War of 1898 (Spanish American War)
E186-199   Colonial History (1600-1775)   E756-760   Theodore Roosevelt's Administration
E201-298   The Revolution (1775-1783)   E766-783   Wilson's Administration
E303-309   1775-1789; The Confederation   E806-812   FDR's Administration
E311-320   Washington's Administration   E839.8   Un-American Activities
E331-337   Jefferson's Administration   E841-843   Kennedy's Administration
E381-385   Jackson's Administration   E855-861   Nixon's Administration
E441-453   Slavery in the United States

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OhioLINK Electronic Book Collection: American History

Provides access to a collection of ebooks on topics in American history.
  eBook   American Civil War: The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection
  eBook   American History through Hollywood Film
  eBook   American Sports: A History of Icons, Idols, and Ideas
  eBook   Bigger Than Blockbusters: Movies That Defined America
  eBook   Cold War: The Essential Reference Guide
  eBook   Constitutional Amendments: From Freedom of Speech to Flag Burning
  eBook   Daily Life through American History in Primary Documents
  eBook   Encyclopedia of American Indian History
  eBook   Encyclopedia of the American Civil War
  eBook   Encyclopedia of the American Revolutionary War
  eBook   Encyclopedia of the Korean American War
  eBook   Encyclopedia of the Mexican American War
  eBook   Encyclopedia of the Persian Gulf War
  eBook   Encyclopedia of the Spanish-American and Philippine-American Wars
  eBook   Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States
  eBook   Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War
  eBook   Encyclopedia of the War of 1812
  eBook   Encyclopedia of World War II
  eBook   Food and Drink in American History
  eBook   Gale Encyclopedia of US History: Government and Politics
  eBook   Gale Encyclopedia of US History: Government and Politics
  eBook   Gale Encyclopedia of US History: War
  eBook   Gale Library of Daily Life: American Civil War
  eBook   Gale Library of Daily Life: Slavery in America
  eBook   Health and Wellness in 19th Century America
  eBook   Health and Wellness in Colonial America
  eBook   A History of the U.S. Political System: Ideas, Interests, and Institutions
  eBook   History of World War I
  eBook   History of World War II
  eBook   Icons of the American Comic Book: From Captain America to Wonder Woman
  eBook   Immigrants in American History: Arrival, Adaptation, and Integration
  eBook   Inspired by True Events: An Illustrated Guide to More Than 500 History-Based Films
  eBook   Movies in American History: An Encyclopedia
  eBook   Personal Perspectives: World War I
  eBook   Personal Perspectives: World War II
  eBook   Social History of the United States
  eBook   Supreme Court Drama: Cases That Changed America
  eBook   World War I: A Student Encyclopedia
  eBook   World War I: An Encyclopedia
  eBook   World War II: A Student Encyclopedia
  R BL2525 .Q44 2001   Encyclopedia of American Religious History
  R E174 .D52 2003   Dictionary of American History
  R E174 .R43 1991   The Reader's Companion to American history
  R E174.5 .G753 1999   The American years : a Chronology of United States History
  R E302.5 .W35 2004   Birth of the Bill of Rights: Encyclopedia of Antifederalists
  R E467 E53 2000   Encyclopedia of Civil War Biographies
  R E740.7 E53 1996   Encyclopedia of the Untied States in the Twentieth Century

PERIODICAL INDEXES/DATABASES

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America: History and Life
Index to articles on the history of the US and Canada from prehistory to the present
 
Arts and Humanitites and Social Science Citation Indexes
Citations and cited references from over 1100 arts and humanities journals and 1700 journals in the social sciences
 
Electronic Journals Center
Full-text indexing service for over 2000 online scholarly and research journals
 
Humanitites Internatinal Complete
provides indexing, abstracting, and full text of journals, books and other important reference sources in the humanities
 
Academic Search Complete
Provides full text for more than 3,430 scholarly publications covering a wide variety of academic areas of study
 

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Periodicals  available in the KC library

American Heritage
Current History
 
Periodicals available through the Electronic Journal Center
American Quarterly
Civil War History
Early American Studies
Journal of American Ethnic History
Journal of American Studies
Reviews in American History
 

Journals with a focus on History of Medicine

Bulletin of the History of Medicine
Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences
Social History of Medicine
Periodicals available through Academic Search Premier
American Historical Review
American History
Journal of American History
Reviews in American History

American Memory
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html
A comprehenvise site to maintained by the Library of Congress to provide free and open access to a variety of materials on the American experience.
 
Discovering American Women's History Online
http://digital.mtsu.edu/cdm/landingpage/collection/women
This database provides access to digital collections of primary sources (photos, letters, diaries, artifacts, etc.) that document the history of women in the United States.
 
Best of History Websites: American History
http://www.besthistorysites.net/index.php/american-history
Provides a list of the top rated websites for American History
 
The E Pluribus Unum Project
http://www.assumption.edu/ahc/
This site provides access to resources that investigate how Americans have sought to make "one from many"
 
Internet Public Library: United States History Topics
http://www.ipl.org/IPLBrowse/GetSubject?vid=13&cid=1&tid=6962&parent=6958
 
History Resources on the Web: U.S. History
http://library.baypath.edu/history-resources-web#us
 
Chronical of the Revolution
http://www.pbs.org/ktca/liberty/
 
The Decisive Day Is Come: The Battle for Bunker Hill
http://www.masshist.org/bh
A comprehensive history of the Battle of Bunker Hill
 
National Constitution Center
http://constitutioncenter.org
A comprehensive resource on the Constitution of the United States.
 
The American Civil War Home Page
http://sunsite.utk.edu/civil-war/