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News & Journalism: America's Historical Newspapers


America's Historical Newspapers

America’s Historical Newspapers (from NewsBank): Find news articles (1690-2000) covering topics in American government, politics, social issues, culture, literature, discoveries, inventions and much more. Options for searching:

Select an Era from a historical timeline to find news and eyewitness accounts, pro/con articles, and articles about important issues and daily life in the colonies or during the Revolutionary War, westward expansion, the Civil War, Reconstruction, industrialization, and all other major historical eras in American history through the year 2000. Included are illustrations, ads, birth and marriage announcements, obituaries, biographical stories and other articles, exactly as they appeared in print at the time. 

Browse Hot TopicsThere include current research topics covering key global issues, and people in the fields of business, economics, crime, politics, science, health, sports, the arts and more.

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