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Early American History: Free Web

This guide will help you to find resources on early American history including the major early American wars. European nations came to the Americas to increase their wealth and broaden their influence over world affairs. The Spanish were among the first E

Citation Help

APA Style Guide

APA Style7 Guide for References List and In-text citation

Chicago Style Manual

Notes & Bibliography Citation Guide
This guide provides examples and tips on how to cite sources in the Chicago Notes & Bibliography style.

Notes & Bibliography Overview
View this handout for a more detailed explanation of how to use the Chicago Notes & Bibliography style.

MLA Style Guide

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America at War: General Resources 
Information on America's involvement in various wars and conflicts throughout the years - an information page by Federal Depository Library Program. 

Open Access page 
Open access resources page on American history, 1450 - 1763, Early American and Colonial, provided by COM Library.

Liberty! The American Revolution   
Background information and teaching guides from public broad-casting television

U. S. History.org
Site with multiple links and information about the Revolutionary War period

American Revolution
Includes historic facts and figures

American Revolution Battles
Specifics on the revolutionary war battles

War of 1812 and Associated Documents
Primary source diplomatic documents between America

Open Access page 
Open access resources page on American history, 1450 - 1763, Early American and Colonial, provided by COM Library

America at War: General Resources 
Information on America's involvement in various wars and conflicts throughout the years - an information page by Federal Depository Library Program.

U.S.-Mexican War
Information from television’s Public Broadcasting System (PBS)

Mexican American War
Site with brief overview of the war and a large amount of primary documents. Created by the Northern Illinois University Digital Library.

The Civil War Home Page
A privately managed and funded website containing thousands of pages with information about the Civil War.

Abolitionism in America
Site on slavery and abolitionism hosted by the Cornell University libraries.

Letters to Henry Bitner (University of Virginia Library)
Primary Source letters written by soldiers about their Civil War experiences.

Selected Civil War Photographs
Library of Congress photographs from the Civil War

 

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