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US History: Living History Project (2024)

Reference, primary sources, news coverage, and web resources to help you contextualize the period of U.S. history you are researching.

GBS Database Resources

Overviews / Background /Key Ideas from the GBS Databases

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Web Resources

Top US News Sources (Databases & Websites)

Use the date limiters in the GBS Databases to locate articles written at the time of the Great Recession for primary source research. 

Most news sites will let you sort results by date or relevance. Use the Date option for primary sources.

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