U.s. History


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U.S. History

Related Videos

Boom: America—The Story of Us For current UWest patrons only.

"...looks at those developments and traces the significance of World War I, prohibition, African-American migration from the South to northern cities, and the origin and growth of the Hollywood film industry."

Bust: America—The Story of Us For current UWest patrons only.

"On October 29th, 1929, the boom era of the Jazz Age came to a crashing halt on Wall Street. The dramatic effects of the Great Depression and New Deal are the main topics of this program. Despite the country's economic collapse, major public works projects such as the Hoover Dam offered proof of the industrial and technological might of the United States - and of the undeniable abilities of the American worker."

Statistics and Visualizations

Monroe Work Today

A visualization of mob executions of people of color in the United States from 1835-1964, includes bibliographical references.

US Census

Including data about the American people and economy. The first US census was taken in 1790.

Databases (Find Articles)

Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law For current UWest patrons only.

This database contains "a multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery."

Related Books

Subject Heading: United States -- History For current UWest patrons only. Physical item available at the library.

This is a list of items in the UWest catalog with the subject heading United States -- History.