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Welcome to the U.S. History to 1865 Guide. This guide provides links to the most useful databases and electronic and print resources for researching the history of the United States prior to 1865. Use the tabs to navigate through the pages of this guide.
- Reference Sources - find encyclopedias and dictionaries on U.S. history
- Books - find books on U.S. history
- Articles - find journal and newspaper articles on U.S. history
- Primary Sources - find primary sources, government records, images, etc.
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