US History In Context


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For high school students through adults

Complete overview of the most-studied events, issues and current information in U.S. history that have been selected as relevant in the undergraduate curriculum


  • Primary sources include excerpts from transcripts of interviews, legislative acts, resolutions, speeches, testimonials, treaties and more
  • Encyclopedic and critical articles, essays and biographies
  • Full-text periodicals and scholarly history journals
  • Historical bibliography
  • Links to digitized special collections
  • Audio and video clips of historic speeches and events
  • Streamed video, nearly 70,000 images and audio files
  • Country and era overviews

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