• Global Issues in Context - Features a variety of specially selected, highly relevant sources for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues.  Each topic includes an overview, unique "perspectives" articles written by local experts, reference, periodical, primary source, and statistical information.

    U.S. History in Context - Covers hundreds of the most significant people, events, and topics in U.S. history, using reference books, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files, and links to vetted websites.

    World History in Context - Covers hundreds of the most significant people, events, and topics in world history, using reference books, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files, and links to vetted websites.

     

    Issues and Controversies Issues and Controversies - In-depth investigations into today's top issues.  Includes editorial cartoons and primary source documents.

    World News DigestHistory Cross-SearchWorld News Digest

    Issues and Controversies in American History Issues and Controversies in American History - Includes editorial cartoons, primary source documents, timelines and more!  American Presidential Elections - Links to a portal page that allows you to click on every Presidential election since 1789.

    JSTOR JSTOR - Access the full text of hundreds of journals related to U.S. & world history, psychology, sociology, and more!  Some of the material dates back to the 1600s.

     

    SIRS Researcher - Get the pros and cons of today's leading issues, plus news, maps and images.

    U.S. History Collection U.S. History Collection - A focused set of journals and magazines covering U.S. History.

    War and Terrorism Collection War and Terrorism Collection - A selected set of journals and magazines with an international focus on war and terrorism.

    World History Collection World History Collection - A focused set of journals and magazines that deal with world history.

     

    E-BOOKS

    Decades in America - Select the decade and browse or search for your topic.

    Great Events from History - Select your era and browse or search for your topic.

    Nations of the World, 2014 - Political, economic, and business news of all nations.

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    Election 2016 - See what happened, and keep up with all the latest political news, polls, and more!

    American Political Parties' Timeline - Shows the evolution of political parties in the United States.

    American Presidency - Presidential rhetoric, inaugural addresses, state of the union addresses, executive orders, and more. From UC Santa Barbara.  Primary source documents!

    American Rhetoric - Audio, video and full text of over 5000 speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, interviews and more.  Primary source documents.

    Annotated U.S. Constitution - This site includes annotations to the U.S. Constitution, plus links to the court cases related to the annotations.

    Budget of the United States - Includes the collection of budget reports issued by the Office of Management and Budget.

    Congress.gov - Legislative information from the Library of Congress.  Includes primary source documents.

    Factcheck.org - This site monitors the factual accuracy of statements made by major political figures.  From the Annenberg Public Policy Center.

    Famous Trials - Chronologies, maps, images, transcripts and original source documents are included for many famous trials including: Galileo, Salem Witch Trials, Black Sox, Sacco & Vanzetti, Chicago 7, My Lai, and many more.

    Mass Moments - A timeline of Massachusetts history.  Includes a search screen, full articles, and some primary source documents. 
    Massachusetts Constitution - Really, it's the Massachusetts Constitution, including all the amendments.

    Our Documents - 100 Landmark U.S. documents - Full text, primary source documents. 

    Pew Global Attitudes Project - Reports public attitudes toward globalization, democracy, and many other crucial issues.  Check out the Indicators Database to see charts and graphs on opinions worldwide.

    USA.gov - U.S. Government's official web portal gives access to federal, state and local governments, departments, agencies and statistics.

    United States Government Manual - The Federal Register is currently updated to provide comprehensive and authoritative descriptions of the programs and activities of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches; also includes information about quasi-official agencies, international organizations with U.S. membership, and Federal boards, commissions, and committees. NOTE: You must click the "Search" button when searching by keyword.

    U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum - Includes extensive material, including primary sources, on the Holocaust, a timeline, an encyclopedia, maps and more.

    Women Working - Working Women, 1800-1930, from Harvard Univeristy.  Primary source documents.

    World War Posters - World War I and World War II posters from the U.S. and Europe, including posters from the home front.  Provided by the University of North Texas.

    Pathfinders

    Civil War - A collection of links to information and primary source documents on the Civil War.

    Country Profiles A collection of links to country information.

    United NationsA collection of links to information by and about the United Nations.