Introduction

These resources will help you find information pertaining to your American Studies Colonial Research Project.

Books

Please refer to books pulled for your class in your designated area. See one of the librarians if you need additional help with your research!
Colonial America Reference Library ebook

Databases

American History
http://www.americanhistory.abc-clio.com/iplogin.asp
Gale Virtual Reference Library
http://find.galegroup.com/gvrl

Salem History
http://history.salempress.com/

World Book Online
http://www.worldbookonline.com/advanced/home

Websites


Indians of the Midwest
http://publications.newberry.org/indiansofthemidwest/

13 Originals: Founding the American Colonies
http://www.timepage.org/spl/13colony.html
information on each state can be found here

Colonial America: From Exploration through the American Revelotion
http://www.usgennet.org/usa/topic/colonial/

Colonial Williamsburg
http://www.history.org/history/

America's Colonial Period: Economics
http://freepages.history.rootsweb.com/~cescott/colonial.html

Colonial North America
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/modsbook07.html
you can read actual documents from the time period here

Colonial Currency
http://www.coins.nd.edu/ColCurrency/

Religion and the Founding of the American Republic
http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/religion/

First Nation Histories
http://www.tolatsga.org/Compacts.html

Native American Nations
http://www.nativeculturelinks.com/nations.html

The Hopi of the Southwest
http://www.carnegiemnh.org/exhibitions/north-south-east-west/hopi/hopi_main.html

The Iroquois of the Northeast
http://www.carnegiemnh.org/exhibitions/north-south-east-west/iroquois/iroquois_main.html

Overview of American Colonies
http://americanhistory.about.com/od/colonialamerica/a/colamoverview_2.htm

Education in the Colonies
http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/TM/EducationInTheColonies.shtml