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What is a primary source?
Databases provide a lot of information. Make sure you are choosing a primary source. How can you tell the difference?
The sources are first-hand accounts from individuals during that time period.
Journal or diary
Newspaper clipping from that date
Laws or major text
Make sure you are not using an encyclopedia article or reference article that explains the topic.
Databases for primary sources
World History in Context
Primary source documents, articles, biographies and more all related to the world history.
History Reference Center
Historical events and individuals - journals and primary source documents.
Look for only primary sources - not the encyclopedia artlcle
Nonfiction eBooks (True stuff)
Additional Resources (not cited)
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