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Sixties Chronology Project (Fuller 12th Grade): Places to Look for Information

Featured Ebook: The Civil Rights Movement

Online Encyclopedias

While general in nature, encyclopedias often provide a starting point to obtain a general overview of an event or a person.  


Primary Sources for U.S. History

What is a primary source?

A primary source is first hand evidence. It was there at the time of an event. It is contemporary to the period being studied. Examples of primary sources are speeches, letters, songs, legislation, court decisions, journals/diaries, interviews, artifacts, autobiographies, and photographs.



Destiny, MBA's online catalog, has preselected websites on Webpath Express.  In addition to summaries for each website, you may filter the content by grade level and domain.  To access, use the link below, choose MBA Library Catalog, then the link to Webpath Express on the catalog tab.

Featured eBooks about Vietnam in Gale Virtual Reference Library

Click on the link below, scroll down to history, then choose view all.  Remember you'll need usernames and passwords if you are off campus!

American History Online

This resource contains biographies, subject entries, primary sources, timelines, image galleries, and map galleries.


ABC-CLIO History Databases

Four interactive programs that use primary documents, video, audio, and maps, to cover units in American History, American Government, World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras, and World History: The Modern Era.

Off-Campus Access to Databases and Ebooks

Refer to this if you need usernames and passwords when not on campus.  You must log in to the MBA website to see this list.