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Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. Source: Library of Congress.

Research Strategy for American History

This guide is organized to help you in the research process, which usually proceeds from general sources to more specific ones.

 STEP 1:  Begin with Reference Sources (print and online) for background information

STEP 2:  Find Books (overviews and monographs)

STEP 3:  Look for articles in Periodicals  

STEP 4:  Search for Primary Sources (such as letters) written at the time of your topic

Subject Guide

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Beth Rohloff
Phillips Exeter Academy
Class of 1945 Library
Exeter, NH 03833