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HIST 72/172: The Civil War Era (Gudgeirsson)

An online research guide designed to help students in Hist 172 find resources for their research paper

Tips for Searching

For this course assignment you are going to be searching for material related to a specific group of people. If you search for this idea using current terminology, like "marginalized group" or "people of color" or latinx, you will either fail completely or get only a random item. So, here are some tips about how to go about doing this kind of searching for a few different groups.

 

For BLACKS or AFRICAN-AMERICANS, copy-and-paste this search into the big OSCAR search box:

d:("civil war 1861-1865") and d:(("african american*" or "african americans"))

 

For LATINX, copy-and-paste this search into the big OSCAR search box:

d:("civil war 1861-1865") and d:((hispanic* or mexican* or chican*))

 

For NATIVE AMERICANS, copy-and-paste this search into the big OSCAR search box:

d:("civil war 1861-1865") and d:("native americans" or "native american" or "indian territory" or "indians of north america")

 

For WOMEN, copy-and-paste this search into the big OSCAR search box:

d:("civil war 1861-1865") and d:(women)

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