Are you looking for up-to-date information about a person or event from history?
Try the U. S. History Collection, available online at your library.
This January as we observe the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, students, researchers and historians alike can find for answers to questions like:
· What was the impact of the Emancipation Proclamation on politics in the North?
· How were slaves in the Northern states affected by the war and the proclamation?
· What role did women play in the Civil War?
· How did the concept of honor and military code develop during the Civil War?
· How did Lee’s invasion of Maryland redefine the Civil War?
· What controversy caused General Grant to be branded as a religious bigot?
Begin your search by typing specific keywords or a phrase in the search box. If the list of results is too large, target your search by using AND, OR and NOT. An "Advanced Search" can further narrow your results by publication date, title, subject or document type. The subject guide search provides quick access to important topics in history.
At the results list, you’ll find that the collection provides well-rounded coverage of current thinking and events in US History as well as scholarly work. The full-text articles, illustrations, audio and video are great resources for the novice historian or advanced researcher.