U.S. History in Context

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Offering outstanding primary and secondary history sources combined with the media-rich selections that today's users demand,U.S. History In Context delivers the best titles from Macmillan, Scribner, and other world-class sources. Students will find comprehensive coverage of the most-studied topics, from the arrival of Vikings in North America 1,000 years ago to Vietnam, Watergate, and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. A Web-like interface and intuitive functionality lead to a comprehensive selection of multimedia results that put the tools of the historian into students' hands with an ease and engagement never before experienced.

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Features and Benefits

  • Search Assist.
  • Factboxes on people and geographical topics.
  • Related topics and vetted websites.
  • Highlights and Notes.
  • Recommended Articles.
  • Translation-on-demand, ReadSpeaker text-to-speech, and font-size adjustments.
  • MLA7, APA, and EasyBib citation tools.
  • Tools to download, print, and share content online.


"These electronic resources would be especially useful for students as well as educators looking for content that supports twenty-first-century learning skills. They would also be a valuable resource for those who just want to expand their knowledge of U.S. and world historical events."

— Booklist

“This is an excellent and fun resource. It is highly recommended for school and public libraries. It brings a fresh and engaging perspective to the study of American history and presents it in a way that is familiar and appealing to students. This will be a staple resource for both students and teachers.”

— American Reference Books Annual