U.S. History in Context
U.S. History in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience. U.S. History In Context's acclaimed titles from Gale, Macmillan Reference USA, Scribner, and U·X·L include: Dictionary of American Biography Dictionary of American History Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America U*X*L Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History U*X*L Encyclopedia of U.S. History Millions of full-text articles drawn from top periodicals and newspapers include The New York Times, America, American History, The Journal of Southern History, and National Geographic. Engage users with thousands of images, videos, and audio selections from NPR, The History Channel, Associated Press, and other trusted sources. Primary Sources U.S. History In Context brings a personal perspective to history with more than 5,000 rare and vital primary source documents from the American Decades: Primary Sources and American Journey series, and other top titles. Examples include: Excerpts from former slave William Wells Brown's Narrative of the Life of William Brown (1847) Excerpts from Henry David Thoreau's Walden (1854) Personal account of General Charles Cornwallis' surrender at Yorktown in 1781 President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Japanese Relocation Order (1942) The papers of President John F. Kennedy.