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ENGL 100- Archuleta - New England Culture Wars 1620-1650: Home

Use this guide to get started on your research on cultural conflict in early America

Start with Background Reading

Use the Gale eBooks database (link is below) to find short overview articles on topics related to your research.

Some recommended search terms:

  • William Bradford
  • Of Plymouth Plantation
  • Squanto
  • Puritans
  • Great Migration (1630-1660)
  • Thomas Morton
  • Anne Hutchinson
  • Mayflower Compact

Understanding your class readings

The following articles from the free online World History Encyclopedia will give you background on On Plymouth Plantation and New English Canaan as well as Anne Hutchinson's trial.

Recommended Film for Background Research

Recommended Library Databases for Further Research

Recommended Web Sites

Recommended Library eBooks

Often the best information on historical topics is found in books, not articles. Use the table of contents and the index to locate the chapters/sections that are most relevant to your topic.

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