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Our Documents 100 Milestone Documents

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372.939.939The top ten documents, according to the voters, were:

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American History : Primary Sources Find Primary Sources

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Primary sources on Mass. history from the Colonial period to the present day. New England Historic Genealogy Society Digital Collections (NEHGS) Digitized documents related to the family lives of individual Americans, with an emphasis on the New England region.

Author: Daniel O'Connell
Publish Year: 2016

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Primary Documents in American History, created by …

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The Library of Congress is home to many of the most important documents in American history. This Web site provides links to materials digitized from the collections of the Library of Congress that supplement and enhance the study of these crucial documents. Each section of this site links to a list of important documents from that era. For each item on these lists there is a …

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Primary Source Documents in American History

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Primary Source Documents in American History Over 500 important Documents in the HIStory of the US . The Age of Explorers(-1600) Colonies (1600-1760) Revolutionary War (1760-1785) New Nation (1785-1820) Antebellum America 1820-1850: A Nation Divided(1850-1865) Reconstruction (1865-1880)

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Find Primary Sources American History Research …

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Archive of 1.8 million pages of primary source documents pertaining to Native American history and life from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. Records include Indian Census Rolls and Records of the Cherokee Indian Agency of Tennessee.

Author: Heidi Buchanan
Publish Year: 2014

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America's Historical Documents National Archives

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America's Founding Documents Explore the story behind the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution & the Bill of Rights. Our Documents 100 Milestone Documents of American History; Teaching with Documents Lesson plans and resources based on primary documents from the National Archives. Traveling Exhibits

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Find Primary Sources American History to 1877

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Contains primary source documents relating to American history from the earliest settlers to the mid-twentieth century. Coverage dates: 1493-1945. American West. Primary source document collection covering topics about the American West. Coverage dates: 18th century-early 20th century.

Author: Robyn Reid
Publish Year: 2018

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American History Primary Source Document

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Use the American History Primary Source Document Library CD-ROMto find primary sources about the federal government. As you study the national government, pay attention to primary sources around you, such as the important national issues discussed in the media. Consider how you would deal with them if

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U.S. History Primary Source Timeline Classroom Materials

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U.S. History Primary Source Timeline Colonial Settlement, 1600s - 1763 The American Revolution, 1763 - 1783 The New Nation, 1783 - 1815 National Expansion and Reform, 1815 - 1880 Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

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Early American primary sources HIST 201: U.S. History I

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It is important to remember that primary sources can be collected, organized, reprinted, and republished many times over, even if the original document is destroyed or disappears. The databases below contain thousands of primary sources from early American history, up to and including the Civil War.

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Publish Year: 2018

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Primary Sources for Historical Research Subject and

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Primary sources refer to documents or other items that provide first-hand, eyewitness accounts of events.For example, if you are studying the civil rights movement, a newspaper article published the day after the 1965 Selma to Montgomery march and a memoir written by someone who participated in the march would both be considered primary sources.

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Primary Sources American History Research Guides

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Diverse primary source materials from books, newspapers and periodicals with views of American history and culture during the 19th century. Eyewitness accounts of historical events, descriptions of daily life, editorial observations, commerce as seen through advertisements, and genealogical records are available in a user-friendly online

Author: Jeannie Hoag
Publish Year: 2012

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Primary Source Documents Constitution

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Primary Source Documents Pertaining to Early American History. An invaluable collection of historical works which contributed to the formation of American politics, culture, and ideals. The following is a massive collection of the literature and documents which were most relevant to the colonists' lives in America.

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Primary Sources by Topic & Subject History, U.S

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Includes: Presidential, Women's, and Legal History. Includes a large variety of primary source records on the interactions between American Indians and the U.S. government and settlers in the 19th and 20th century.

Author: Ariana Varela
Publish Year: 2008

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Primary Sources: 17th & 18th c. History : American

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A research guide to primary and secondary sources for American history. Also see the African American & Asian American history guides. 1775 map of Boston Ancestry. This link opens in a new window; Avalon Project: Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy. Center for Jewish History Digital Collections. Digital Public Library of America. Gilder

Author: Theresa Mudrock
Publish Year: 2009

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Primary Documents in American History UCSB Library

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Dates: 1763 - 1877. Description: Primary Documents in American History is a webguide created by the Library of Congress with links to the full text of major documents of American history and related materials from the American Revolution through Civil War and Reconstruction. Materials Indexed: Government Documents, Primary Sources Database Type

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American History Primary Source Document

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Use the American History Primary Source Document Library CD-ROMto find primary sources about Americans and the foundations of their citizenship. Find out the purposes of your government firsthand. Contact a government leader, such as a state representative, a city council member, or a school board member, and ask how the government

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Historic Documents

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In studying the history of the United States, it is important to go back to primary source material. Here are some of the key documents and speeches that all well-informed citizens of the United States would want to be familiar with. Magna Carta 1215 Columbus Letter Announcing His Discovery 1493 The Mayflower Compact 1620

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Primary Sources for US History History: Modern America

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Document Collections - General AmDocs: Documents for the Study of American History - A directory of primary documents available on the Web. Browse by time period, beginning with 1492 and continuing into current times.

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Publish Year: 2008

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U.S. History and Historical Documents USAGov

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Declaration of Independence. The Declaration of Independence is one of the most important documents in the history of the United States.. Fast Facts. It took Thomas Jefferson 17 days to write the Declaration of Independence.; On July 2, 1776, Congress voted to declare independence from Great Britain. On July 4, 1776, Congress voted to accept the Declaration …

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American History Primary Source Document

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Use the American History Primary Source Document Library CD-ROMto find primary sources about the global economy. As you study this unit, pay attention to world events. Make a list in your civics journal of the ways in which international developments can affect your life. Next to each entry, note what you, as an individual, can do about these

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Primary Sources American History Research Guides at

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Find primary source documents, photos, letters, journals, and more on 20th century history. Offers access to primary sources and other resources on a wide variety of topics, including military and political history. Offers an extensive directory of historical documents from pre-colonial days to the present.

Author: Michelle Rubino
Publish Year: 2013

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Primary Sources U.S. History before 1865 Research

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The American Nation makes available, in one volume, many of the most crucial documents necessary for understanding the variety of policies and viewpoints driving American public life during an important, substantive part of American history. The primary sources in The American Nation are relevant to the Civil War, Reconstruction, the rise of a

Author: Amelie Brown
Publish Year: 2017

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American History, 14931945 Digital Primary Sources

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From a voyage of discovery to a nuclear blast, experience the epic vista of over 400 years of American history through thousands of primary source documents. It has made available to researchers and students a vast array of important historical documents, some well-known, some obscure but revealing about American political, social, and cultural

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Primary Sources American History 14501763, Early

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Defining Documents in American History: Exploration & Colonial America (1492-1755) Defining Documents is a new series from Salem Press. Each two-volume title, designed in consultation with an expert in the field, contains approximately 80 primary source documents with an in-depth critical analysis.

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Primary Sources *United States History American History

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Primary sources from diverse individuals, from soldiers and politicians to wives and spies. Coverage: 1861-1885 primary source. Manuscript Women's Letters and Diaries from the American Antiquarian Society. Personal writings of women of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. Coverage: 1750-1950.

Author: Christine Murray
Publish Year: 2015

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LibGuides: African American History: Primary Sources

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On completion, The African Diaspora, 1860-Present will include 100,000 pages of international primary and secondary source documents, and 50 hours of video, curated for the Black Studies, African American History, and World History scholar." - …

Author: Sue Collins
Publish Year: 2013

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WWI U.S. History: Primary Source Collections Online

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The Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better …

Author: Kristina Claunch
Publish Year: 2010

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African American History Primary Documents BlackPast.org

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African American History Primary Documents. Primary Documents. The following are documents which have contributed to the shaping of African American history. These documents are a starting point for additional research and discussions that help further our understanding of the history of people of African ancestry in the United States.

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Documents Archive Teaching American History

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Search an archive of historical documents that show us America’s past. Explore an interactive timeline of American history in documents. View the timeline. Browse our collections of documents curated by historians. Browse the collection. Themes & Threads.

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Primary Sources Native American History and Culture

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History of the American West, 1860-1920 : Photographs from the Collection of the Denver Public Library. Indian Sentinel 1902-1962. Indian-Pioneer Papers Collection. Papers of the War Department, 1784 to 1800. President Andrew Jackson's Message to Congress on Indian Removal (1830). Primary Documents in American History: Indian Removal Act

Author: Rachel Bohlmann
Publish Year: 2015

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Primary Sources Immigrants in the United States

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Major Problems in Asian American history : documents and essays / edited by Lon Kurashige, Alice Yang Murray. Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c2003. 522pp. Main Library E184.A75 M34 2003 : This collection, designed to be the primary anthology or textbook for courses in Asian American history, covers the subject's entire chronological span. The

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Primary Sources African American Studies * Research

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An online reference center that makes available materials on African American history. These materials include an online encyclopedia of over 4,000 entries, the complete transcript of more than 300 speeches by African Americans, other people of African ancestry, and those concerned about race, given between 1789 and 2016, over 140 full text primary …

Author: Christal Young
Publish Year: 2009

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Find Primary Sources History Research Guides at

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Primary source documents are first-hand accounts by a direct participant or observer and may include letters, diaries, interviews, photographs, films, maps, government documents, and more. For the arts, history, and humanities, original primary source documents usually are housed in museums, archives, restricted library collections, and

Author: Linsey Ford
Publish Year: 2012

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Primary Sources American History 18201860, Expansion

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The Abolitionist Movement: Documents Decoded Intended for high school and undergraduate students, this work provides an engaging overview of the abolitionist movement that allows readers to consider history more directly through more than 20 primary source documents. The Abolitionist Movement: Documents Decoded collects primary sources …

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History Primary Sources LibGuides at Harrisburg Area

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Featuring select primary source documents related to critical people and events in African American history. Center for Puerto Rican Studies (Hunter College) This site provides access to photographs, documents, artifacts, art, maps, oral histories, moving image and audio clips, and other material pertaining to the Puerto Rican diaspora.

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Primary Sources Smithsonian's History Explorer

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Engaging StudEntS with Primary SourcES 4. the national museum of american history is committed to helping teachers use primary sources effectively in the . classroom . the museum provides opportunities for teachers and their students to make personal connections to america’s history through its web site, which features various primary source

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Primary Sources Primary Sources Research Guides at New

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Primary source is a term used in a number of disciplines to describe source material that is closest to the person, information, period, or idea being studied. A primary source (also called original source ) is a document, recording, artifact, or other source of information that was created at the time under study, usually by a source with

Author: Danielle Nista
Publish Year: 2009

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Primary Sources AfricanAmerican History Research

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Documenting the American South (DocSouth) includes sixteen thematic collections of primary sources for the study of southern history, literature, and culture. Ethnic NewsWatch. Articles, editorials, and reviews published in approximately 200 ethnic and minority newspapers, magazines and journals published in the U.S, dating back to the mid-1990s.

Author: Kevin McDowell
Publish Year: 2015

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1483 Primary Source Collections – OU Exploring U.S. History

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Thousands of primary source documents ranging from the Seven Years War through the present are available from the National Archives. This is American history in the raw, only short descriptions accompany images of original documents, photographs, and maps. Limit your search to three historical eras: Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820s

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Civil War/Reconstruction Primary Sources (U.S. History

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Digitized primary and secondary sources pertaining to American history from the antebellum period to reconstruction. Collection features documents that focus on education, psychology, sociology, religion, science and technology.

Author: Mikha Mitchell
Publish Year: 2016

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Primary Source: Documents in U.S. History, Volume 1

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Primary Source Documents in U.S. History provides a rich collection of textual and visual documents in American history and an indispensible tool for working sources.Extensively developed,Primary Source provides over 400 text documents and over 400 visual sources in American history. All sources are accompanied by headnotes and focus questions and are …

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Primary Sources By Region History Research Guides at

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American History, 1493-1945. A unique collection of primary source documents that brings to life American History from the times of the earliest settlers. It offers an overview of U.S. history alongside some deep research strands. It covers Colonial America, the Revolutionary Era, the New Nation, and Slavery and Abolition, with material from

Author: Clint Baugess
Publish Year: 2008

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North America Native American History Primary Sources

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A guide to Yale primary source collections that support teaching and research in Native American History. and the LaFayette-Walker County Library. The documents are comprised of letters, legal proceedings, military orders, financial papers, and archaeological images relating to Native Americans in the Southeast. Plains

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Missouri Compromise: Primary Documents in American History

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The digital collections of the Library of Congress contain a wide variety of primary source materials associated with the Missouri Compromise, including government documents, manuscripts, and maps. Provided below is a link to the home page for each relevant digital collection along with selected highlights.

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African American History Primary Documents BlackPast.org

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African American History: African American History: Primary Documents. (1841) United States v. The Amistad. Decided March 9, 1841 MR. JUSTICE STORY delivered the opinion of the Court. This is the case of an appeal from the decree of the Circuit Court of the District of Connecticut, sitting in admiralty. The leading facts, as they appear upon

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What are the two most important documents in American history?

The top ten documents, according to the voters, were:

  1. The Declaration of Independece
  2. The U.S. Constitution
  3. The Bill of Rights
  4. The Louisiana Purchase Treaty
  5. The Emancipation Proclamation
  6. The 19th Amendment to the Constitution
  7. The 13th Amendment to the Constitution
  8. The Gettysburg Address
  9. The Civil Rights Act
  10. The Social Security Act

What historical document can be a primary source?

Examples of primary sources include diaries, journals, speeches, interviews, letters, memos, photographs, videos, public opinion polls, and government records , among many other things. Historical Newspapers and Magazines Newspaper and magazine articles can be excellent resources for primary source materials.

Where can I find primary sources?

Finding primary sources. Although many primary sources remain in private hands, others are located in archives, libraries, museums, historical societies, and special collections. These can be public or private. Some are affiliated with universities and colleges, while others are government entities.

What is a historical primary source document?

In scientific literature, a primary source is the original publication of a scientist's new data, results and theories. In political history, primary sources are documents such as official reports, speeches, pamphlets, posters, or letters by participants, official election returns and eyewitness accounts.

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