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HIS 132 - American History II: Primary Sources for HIS132 Assignment

This course is a survey of American history from the Civil War era to the present. Topics include industrialization, immigration, the Great Depression, the major American wars, the Cold War, and social conflict.

How to Use This Page

This is not a complete list of primary documents available fromTruman signing papers the Library. An attempt was made to include as many topics and resource types as appropriate for the assignment. Please explore primary documents on your own (suggested databases are on this page). Click here for more information on Primary Sources. Email one of your Librarians for more help or use the Ask-A-Librarian chat box.

Helpful Databases for Primary Documents

screenshot of Infobase American History

Trans-Mississippi West and a Growing Industrial Economy 1860-1900

Democracy and Empire 1870-1900

The Twenties 1920-1929

World War 2 1941-1945

Buffalo Soldiers 1945

America at Mid-Century - 1952-1963

Civil Rights Movement 1945-1966

Woolworth Counter

Inequality in the Global Age 2000-Present

Local or NC Sites for Primary Documents

Old churches

Reconstruction 1863-1877

Production and Consumption in the Gilded age 1865-1900

Sherman Antitrust Act

Progressive Era 1900-1917

US in the Era of the Great War 1901-1920

The Great Depression and New Deal 1929-1940

Tenant family on porch during great depression

Cold War Begins 1945-1952

Fallout shelter

America at War Abroad and at Home 1965-1974

Vietnam soldier with helicopter in background

Conservative Ascendancy 1974-1999

Salem Press ebooks