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In the following Facts on File/Infobase History databases, enter a search then click on primary sources.

iconAmerican History
Spanning our nation’s history—from prehistory to the present day—American History. It is composed of a variety of learning assets, including articles, images, primary source documents, timelines, videos, and slideshows.

iconAfrican-American History
Covering more than 500 years,  African-American History offers a way to explore the full spectrum of African-American history and culture, with videos and slideshows, images, biographies, event and topic entries, primary sources, maps and graphs, and timelines. timelines. .

iconAncient and Medieval History

Ancient and Medieval History provides thorough coverage from prehistory through the mid-1500s, with special Topic Centers on key civilizations and regions, including the ancient Near East, ancient Egypt, ancient Greece, ancient Rome, ancient and medieval Africa, ancient and medieval Asia, the Americas, medieval Europe, and the Islamic World. Each civilization’s history is brought to life through articles, videos and slideshows, primary sources, and more. 

iconModern World History 

Modern World History offers a look at world history from the mid-15th century to the present. Thousands of subject entries, biographies, images, videos and slideshows, maps and graphs, primary sources, and timelines combine to provide a comparative view of the people, places, events, and ideas that have defined modern world history.     


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