US History

1920's Research

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  • U.S. History in Context - A comprehensive U.S. History resource. Use either of the number/PIN combinations pictured when prompted. Then search your topic.


The database linked above has most topics well covered. If you need additional information, check the books on the cart or the below websites.

Websites

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Asian Americans

eBooks (Need User Name & PW provided)

Google Book (you can read all or a portion online)

Print Books

  • The Chinese Americans (Chapter 6 especially)
  • The Vietnamese Americans (Chapter 5-8 especially)
  • Japanese Americans (Chapter, 3-6 especially)
  • Race, Rights, and the Asian Experience
  • Myth of the Model Minority, Asian Americans Experiencing Racism (arriving soon)

Latinos

eBooks (Need User Name & PW provided)

Print Books

  • Racism on Trial: The Chicano Fight for Justice
  • Latinos Facing Racism: Discrimination, Resistance & Endurance (arriving soon)
  • Chicano! History of Mexican American Civil Rights Movement (arriving soon)
  • Youth, Identity, Power (arriving soon)
  • Harvest of Empire: History of Latinos in America (arriving soon)
  • Mexican American Civil Rights Movement (arriving soon)
  • Latino Mass Mobilization (arriving soon)


LGBTQ

eBooks (Need User Name & PW provided)

Google Books (you can read all or a portion online)

Print Books

  • The Right Side of History: 100 Years of LBGTQ Activism
  • Queer American: A People's GLBT History of the United States (arriving soon)

Native Americans

eBooks (Need User Name & PW provided)

Google Books (you can read all or a portion online)

Print Books

  • American Indian Rights Movement
  • Native Americans
  • Native American Issues (use Table of Contents to find key chapters)
  • Red Power: The Native American Civil Rights Movement (coming soon)

People with Disabilities

eBooks (Need User Name & PW provided)

Print Books

  • Disabled Rights: American Disability Policy and the Fight for Equality
  • Disability Rights Movement (arriving soon)
  • Disability Rights Movement: From Charity to Confrontation (arriving soon)
  • People with Disabilities (use table of contents to find relevant sections)

Women

eBooks (Need User Name & PW provided)

Print Books

  • The Women's Rights Movement: Then and Now
  • Women's Rights in the United States: A History in Documents (arriving soon)
  • Women's Rights (Chapter 2 especially)
  • The Nineteenth Amendment
  • The Feminist Movement (use table of contents to find relevant sections)