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HIST 163: American History II: Home

This guide covers topics related to American History II, with an emphasis on using library books and articles for research.

Library Hours

Paul & Harriett Mack Library on Bethlehem Campus

Spring Semester Hours: January 13, 2020 - May 11, 2020

Mondays - Thursdays 7:30 am to 10 pm
Fridays 7:30 am to 5 pm
Saturdays 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Sundays 1 to 8 pm

Hours may differ from those above due to inclement weather and holidays. 

ESSA Bank & Trust Foundation Library on Monroe Campus

Spring Semester Hours: January 13, 2020 - May 11, 2020

‚ÄčMondays - Thursdays 7:45 am to 9 pm
Fridays 
7:45 am to 5 pm
Saturdays 
10 am to 3 pm
Sundays CLOSED

Hours may differ from those above due to inclement weather and holidays.

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Library Contact Information

Paul & Harriett Mack Library on Bethlehem Campus

Address:
College Center building, 4th floor
Bethlehem Campus
3835 Green Pond Road
Bethlehem, PA 18020

Phone #:
Circulation Desk & Testing Center: 610-861-5360
Reference Desk: 610-861-5359

Email a librarian for assistance: askthelibrarian@northampton.edu

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ESSA Bank & Trust Foundation Library on Monroe Campus

Address:
Keystone Building
Monroe Campus
2411 PA 715
Tannersville, PA 18372

Phone #:
570-369-1810

Email a librarian for assistance: askthelibrarian@northampton.edu or monroe_library@northampton.edu

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Welcome

Welcome to the research guide for HIST 163: American History II. Explore the various tabs to find more information and research on topics covered in your textbook. 

Suggested Research Topics

Any U.S. president
Reconstruction
The New South
Jim Crow
Native Americans (choose a nation)
Westward expansion
Frontier life
The Indian Wars
Agriculture / farming
Industrial growth or sectors (iron, steel, automobile, etc.)
Railroad expansion
Wages and working conditions; unionization; strikes
Consumption; consumerism; stores; women as consumers
Panic of 1893; Panic of 1929
Spanish-American War
Philippine War
Progressivism
Women's suffrage / The New Woman
Temperance
World War I / Great War
Prohibition
The Great Depression; unemployment
The New Deal
World War II
The Cold War
The Korean War
The space program
Emerging technologies (computers, missiles, television)
The Civil Rights movement
Brown vs. Board of Education
The Vietnam War
The Indian Civil Rights movement
Feminism
Watergate
The fall of the Soviet Union
The Gulf War
Rise of technology (computers, Internet, cell phones)
Terrorism; the Iraq War
 

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