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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.

Resources for students

Background / Overviews

Domestic Impacts

After The Terror Attacks On 9/11, Muslims In Chicago
Were Targeted, Lived In Fear (9:55)
The first night at ground zero (4:57)

Treatment of Detainees

Top US News Sources (Databases & Websites)

Use the date limiters in the GBS Databases to locate articles written at the time of 9/11 and the War on Terror 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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