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U.S. History In Context

U.S. History In Context provides a complete overview of our nation’s past that covers the most-studied events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, and people. Comprehensive, contextual, media-rich information is provided on topics ranging from the arrival of Vikings in North America, to the stirrings of the revolution, through to the Civil Rights movement, 9/11, and the War on Terror. An always-intuitive experience supports the development of critical thinking and information literacy skills.

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U.S. History In Context provides comprehensive, contextual, media-rich information on topics ranging from the arrival of Vikings in North America, to the stirrings of the revolution, through to the Civil Rights movement, 9/11, and the War on Terror.

Some of the content featured and benefits of U.S. History In Context include:

  • Millions of full-text articles drawn from top periodicals and newspapers; including The New York Times, America, American History, The Journal of Southern History, and National Geographic
  • Thousands of images, videos, and audio selections from NPR, The History Channel, Associated Press, and other trusted sources.
  •  5,000+ rare and vital primary source documents. Examples include:
    • Excerpts from former slave William Wells Brown’s Narrative of the Life of William Brown (1847)
    • Excerpts from Henry David Thoreau’s Walden (1854)
    • Personal account of General Charles Cornwallis’ surrender at Yorktown in 1781
    • President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Japanese Relocation Order (1942)
    • The papers of President John F. Kennedy

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U.S. History in Context

Aligned to state and national curriculum standards, U.S. History In Context provides a complete overview of our nation’s past that covers the most-studied events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, and people. Comprehensive, contextual, media-rich information is provided on topics ranging from the arrival of Vikings in North America, to the stirrings of the revolution, through to the Civil Rights movement, 9/11, and the War on Terror. An always-intuitive experience supports the development of critical thinking and information literacy skills.

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