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War Between the States (Sharbel 10th Grade): Databases

Online databases, eBooks, and web sites to help you find information on the U.S. Civil War/War Between the States, 1861-1865

ABC-CLIO History Database

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.


General Encyclopedias

These general sources will provide a great overview of your topic.   In addition, each article contains links to websites and in many cases, periodicals (magazines) as well.  Remember, you'll need usernames and passwords if you are researching off campus.  See the box on this page for the off-campus link.

Facts on File American History Online

Resource containing biographies, subject entries, primary sources, timelines, image galleries, and map galleries.

Off Campus Access to Databases and Ebooks