History and Biography

Encyclopedia of the New American Nation

Offers information on the formative years of the United States, from just prior to the American Revolution to the inauguration of Andrew Jackson, including information on politics, daily life, and the arts.

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American History

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Emanuel Leutze's George Washington crossing the Delaware, used as a logo for American History databaseExplore the history of our country, from when European navigators first started exploring this part of the world, to the legalization of same-sex marriage over 500 years later. American History is another one of UAPL’s subscriptions that is interesting to browse, but also appropriate and useful for doing research and school projects.

Get started by searching for what interests you, or explore the Topics page, which is organized chronologically by major events and themes, encompassed under the different overarching eras. 

Read about major events that defined the US, such as the Louisiana Purchase, the Roaring Twenties, the New Deal, the Civil Rights Movement, and September 11, 2001. This resource also includes many important primary sources, such as photographs, videos, diary entries, speeches, and Supreme Court opinions.

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American Decades 2000-2009

Covers the social aspects of the first decade of the 21st century in America, including reference information on arts, laws, social trends, sports and more.

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Great Black Migration

Explores the migration of African-Americans from the southern United States to the urban north and west during the 20th century. Includes primary source documents.

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World History: Ancient & Medieval Eras

Covers early global history from prehistoric times to the beginning of the Renaissance, including primary source documents.

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American History

Investigates the people, events, and stories of the evolution of the United States. Browse and discover each era of history, from the age of exploration to the present day.

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