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HIST 4175-02: Modern American History

How to Choose a Topic

The first step is to pick a topic related to American history from 1865 to the present that you would find interesting since you will be spending time researching it.

Encyclopedias for Background Information

Once you have an idea, do a little background research to learn more about it by searching encyclopedias, the library catalog, or Wikipedia. Here are a few places to begin: