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Resources for study and research in United States history

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Resources on race in America

Charleston Syllabus from the African American Intellectual History Society

Readings to help educators teach about racial issues, inspired by the shootings in Charleston, SC in June 2015, providing valuable information about the history of racial violence, and contextualizing the history of race relations in the U.S.

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Welcome to the Castleton library's subject guide
for American history




This guide is to help you locate information resources for your research on United States history topics.  See the tabs at the top of the page to navigate the sections of this guide.


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Includes reference material; journal, magazine and newspaper articles; and primary sources. Aims to provide an overview of our nation’s past that covers the most-studied events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, and people. 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.

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