Upon satisfactory completion of this course, the student should be prepared to:
Below you'll find links to the MJC Library Catalog (WorldCat) and a selection of history databases that give researchers a great place to find full-text, academically appropriate books and articles. Each source provides access to different publications, so be experiment with a variety of databases.
Searching databases is not always as easy as searching Google. Keyword searches that work well in Google sometimes fail to yield as good as results in WorldCat and the library databases. Should you get stuck, below are some search terms that should help you find relevant sources. These terms provide a launching point for your research. MJC Research Librarians can always help you identify more terms.
Native Americans Civil rights
Indians of North America Ethnic identity
Indians of North America Social conditions
Indians of North America Cultural assimilation
Indians of North America Crimes against
Indians, Treatment of North America
African Americans Civil rights History 18th century
Slaves United States
Slaves Social conditions
Slavery United States History 17th century
Slavery United States History 18th century
African Americans Social conditions 17th century
African Americans Social conditions 18th century