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HIST 170 - American Civilizations: Home



This guide will help you fulfill the purpose of the class to analyze the influence of political ideologies, economic systems, and governmental institutions on historical American events. Remember that the main goal of this class is to interpret the complexity of the past within its historical context and evaluate the past's relevance to current events.


 Welcome to the History 170 LibGuide, here you´ll find useful information and resources to complete the major assignments for this class. Please know that Wikipedia is not an acceptable source for the first weeks. Here are some useful databases that will help you find valid information: 

°America: History and Life

°Academic Search Premier

°Hathi Trust


°Making of America (MOA)

°Project Muse


The following websites will also be useful in your research for useful information:


°History Departments around the World

°The History guide