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History 96A: U.S. History to 1877 (Brillman): Home

History 96A

United States History to 1877

Abraham Lincoln Papers (Library of Congress); French Indian Wars Map (Library of Congress); Slave Auction, Virginia (Library of Congress)


A good documentary could help you explore your topic.
Use KANOPY, a database of streaming videos, to search for documentaries on your topic.
Here's an example:
The People of the Standing Stone: the Oneida Nation, the War of Independence, and the Making of America.

History 96A

This guide is designed to help you find resources for your research paper.  It should help you narrow down your topic and locate both primary and secondary sources. 

Need More Help?

If you need more help, don't hesitate to contact me:

Helene Lafrance

Now Accepting Applications for the 2020 Library Undergraduate Research Awards

Did you enjoy the research you did in this class? Are you writing an award-winning paper? If your answer is yes, and if you are a Junior or Senior, be sure to submit your paper for the:

(Two awards of $1000 offered each year)

Deadline to apply is April 14, 2020
Read more about this award and how to apply