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A Sign of the Times

"Attack on Bunker Hill & the Burning of Charlestown"
Engraving, 1783
From History Database Center

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

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