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APUSH Research: Research

Resources to assist APUSH students doing independent research on a U.S. History topic


  • This database will support your searches for both historical and contemporary figures and events.

  • This database specializes in the history of the United States. It is also a fine site to support historical and contemporary people and issues.

  • Opposing Viewpoints offers multiple perspectives on contentious topics (such as legalization of marijuana, laws surrounding assault weapons, and capital punishment). 
  • Gale databases have notable FEATURES for WORKING WITH SEARCH RESULTS:  Sort, Filter, Topic Finder
  • Gale products also offer TOOLS for WORKING WITH DOCUMENTS:  Cite, Send To, Get Link, Download or Print, Highlight/Notes, Translate, Listen

Primary Source Collections

Websites Featuring Primary Sources

Books From the Collection