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Civil Rights Documentary Proposal (Fuller 12th Grade): Links to Suggested Sources of Information


If you do an advanced search, trying combining keywords on an advanced search such as "civil rights" and "Nashville."

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.


Tennessee Primary Sources

Try these links for information.  Remember if you are off campus the usernames and passwords links are on the right.


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.

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 Usernames and Passwords

You will need this information to access databases when you are not on campus.