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HIST 3377: America in Midpassage

Get started researching topics in American History 1783-1877.


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This guide is intended to assist you in starting research topics for HIST 3377: America in Midpassage (1783-1877).


This guide is not comprehensive; it does not list all of the resources on this topic or in related disciplines owned by the Library or available on the Internet. This guide serves merely as a starting point for research.

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You can start browsing for a broad subject like Education, then look for more specific subjects, such as Education England History 18th century.

Once you know some subject headings, you can also just use them as keywords during an advanced search, using the subject row.

(Etc. - you can use subject headings to focus on many important people)

(Etc. - there are many other sub-topics under Civil War)

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