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HIST: History: HIST 113 American History I

HIST 113 American History I

Students in HIST 113 American History I classes can use this page for help with locating resources for their research papers.

Suggested Topics

  • Colonial America
  • George Washington
  • American Revolution
  • The New Republic
  • Thomas Jefferson 
  • Trail of Tears
  • Economic Revolution
    • Telegraph
    • Railroads
  • Slavery, Abolition 
  • California Gold Rush
  • Civil War
  • Reconstruction

Finding Books & eBooks

There are many more resources available then the ones listed on this page. These eBooks are suggestions to get you started. To find research articles on your topic, visit the Articles in Library Databases page. To find books or eBooks, visit the Finding Books or Finding eBooks pages.

The Reader's Companion to American History

Editors: John A. Garraty; Eric Foner

Published: 2014

Defining Documents in American History: The American Revolution (1754-1805)

Editors: Peter Kratzke; Salem Press Editors

Published: 2012

Colonial America: From Jamestown to Yorktown

Authors: Mary K. Geiter; W. A. Speck 

Published: 2002

Great Events from History: African American History

Editors: Salem Press Editors; Kibibi Mack-Shelton

Published: 2017

Days of Gold

Author: Malcolm J. Rohrbough 

Published: 1997

The Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson

Author: Thomas Jefferson 

Published: In the public domain

Defining Documents in American History: Reconstruction Era (1865–1877)

Editor: Michael Shally-Jensen 

Published: 2014