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American Indian Experience
Offers articles as well as primary documents, including treaties, speeches, traditional tales, maps and photos. more info.

Discovering Collection
Content covers history, literature, biography, science, and social studies. Resources include primary sources, essays, critical analyses, biographies, creative works, and multimedia. more info.

Junior Reference Collection
Information from reference books about people, places, history, science, and more. Includes audio, video, photos, and maps. more info.

U.S. History In Context
Primary documents, secondary sources, and journal articles covering all areas of U.S. history. Formerly titled History Resource Center: U.S. more info.

World Book Online
In addition to the well-known encyclopedia, offers headline news explored in depth, primary sources, pathfinders, atlases and images and a dictionary. more info.

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Websites

African American Registry 
Encyclopedia of African American experiences. Search by date and subject.

American Rhetoric 
Database of over 5,000 full text, audio, and video versions of historic speeches, interviews, and debates.

Archiving Early America 
Find primary sources and information about people and events from the Colonial Era and Revolutionary War.

Frontline Diplomacy 
Transcripts of interviews with American diplomats involved with crises and issues that faced the United States during the 1920s-1990s. Browse by subject or author.

Index of Native American History Resources on the Internet 
History by and about Native Americans. Minnesota tribes include the Dakota Sioux and the Ojibwe (a/k/a Chippewa).

Native American Websites 
Over 100 Web sites about Native American tribes. Minnesota tribes include the Dakota Sioux and the Ojibwe (a/k/a Chippewa).

New York Times Topics 
A collection of all the news, reference and archival information, photos, graphics,  and audio and video files published by the New York Times on an extensive list of people, subjects, places, and organizations dating back to 1981. 

PBS: History & Biographies 
History documentaries and interactive biographies from PBS programs including American Experience, American Masters, Frontline and NOVA.

Presidents of the United States 
Facts, election results, cabinet members, and notable events for each of the presidents.

Smithsonian's History Explorer 
Features key artifacts from American History (1490 to the present). Browse the timeline or search by keyword!

Time Magazine Archive 
Search articles and magazine covers from 1923 to the present.

Today in History 
Famous facts and trivia for each day of the year from the Library of Congress.

U.S. Diplomacy 
References and links to source documents and video clips about United States diplomatic history and foreign affairs.



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