American History helps students build foundational subject knowledge of U.S. history from pre-contact to the present day. With over 20,000 primary and secondary sources presenting a full survey of America’s development, this library provides a rich collection of primary sources covering everything from early diaries, ship logs, and slave narratives all the way to FBI surveillance files, as well as thoughtful commentary and academic discussions on topics ranging from early colonial settlement and the witch scare in Massachusetts to the complexities of politics today. Daily updates ensure that this database is accurate and credible as our understanding of American history continues to evolve.
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