Primary Source Documents
Primary Source Document Links
7th grade Research
Read the directions for each site carefully! Some of the websites are tricky to use.
Colonial Williamsburg - http://teachers.history.org/
There are great documents buried in this site. You need to browse the different topics for each of the issues listed. Click on the heading, then you need to click on "Primary Source of the Month." Read through everything to see if there is a valuable primary source document you can use.
Discovering American Women's History Online - http://digital.mtsu.edu/cdm/timeperiods/collection/women
Select the appropriate date and browse the available documents.
History Matters - http://historymatters.gmu.edu/search.php
This site is sponsored by George Mason University. You can search for documents by subject or by using the search box.
Investigating U.S. History - https://investigatinghistory.ashp.cuny.edu/
Great links to sites about slavery. Scroll down to the Resources section. Click on the sites that interest you. Look carefully for the documents on each site.
Library of Congress The American Revolution - http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/presentationsandactivities/presentations/timeline/amrev/
This has a number of links related to military aspects of the Revolution.
The National Archives - http://docsteach.org/documents/search?mode=browse&menu=open&era%5B%5D=revolution-and-the-new-nation&page=3
It is much easier to locate appropriate documents if you use the search box. Make sure you check the box for the Revolution and the New Nation.
North Carolina Office of Archives and History - http://www.ncpublications.com/colonial/Newspapers/subjects/default.htm
These are links to newspaper articles form the 1700's.
Treasury of Primary Documents - http://www.constitution.org/primarysources/primarysources.html#17
There are a ton of links to documents. Select the correct time period and spend time looking at the titles of the different links to the documents.
American History Online (database) - http://online.infobaselearning.com/Direct.aspx?aid=101123&pid=WE52 log in using calkinsms as username and midknights as password
Search using some of your other keywords and click the “Primary Sources” tab at the top of the page.