Social Studies Resources & Databases


http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/wla06823?db=WHIC
World History in Context
World History In Context provides an overview of world history that covers the most-studied events, periods, cultures, civilizations, religions, conflicts, wars, ideologies, cultural movements, and people. World History In Context reaches back to the ancient world — and forward to today’s headlines — to deliver a chronicle of the great cultures and societies that have formed the history of the human race. Rare primary sources, reliable reference and multimedia content put this vast topic into context for students.
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http://online.infobaselearning.com/Direct.aspx?aid=98390&pid=eLM19
With captivating videos and engaging narrative, Life in America Online offers a fascinating glimpse into the social history of the nation, covering everything from the foods people ate and the ways they dressed to entertainment and popular pastimes. From the beginnings of the country through a civil war and two world wars to the present day, each of the nine Learning Units in this eLearning Module examines a single period of time in American history and presents a remarkable array of valuable information. Support materials for students include timelines and information on key people of each era.
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Designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges and undergraduate research, this database features full text for thousands of primary source documents and informational texts.
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 https://access.newspaperarchive.com?nm=yDuUZv6ycQpDAbq6tJ1kI/U1PJ4UpYuw&pw=FilPKVhKA2JYkN3IAq7StFv0MW22Jqe9
NewspaperARCHIVE is the world's best resource for historical and genealogical information. This unique archive spans more than 400 years of family history, small-town events, world news and more.  Every newspaper in the archive is fully searchable by keyword and date, making it easy for you to quickly explore historical content.


http://online.salempress.com/home.do
This collection of e-books from Salem Press includes Literature, History, and Science titles.  Access literary criticisms, American Decades, biographies, and more from home.
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World Geography and Culture Online reference site takes a global approach to facilitate the study of countries, places, peoples, and geography concepts and skills. This comprehensive resource makes it easy to study all aspects of a country—from its geography and physical features to its government, people, and society—providing both facts at a glance and in-depth coverage through country entries, maps, flags, images, statistics, news articles, a gazetteer, and more. In addition to country-specific information, this accessible online resource includes a special feature illustrating basic geographical concepts, tools to compare and rank countries, a useful geography glossary, a handy conversion calculator, and a currency converter, as well as information on U.S. states. 
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