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History 242: Origins of the American South

Prof. Guasco, Spring 2020

In-Class Activity

In pairs, explore your group's database below. 

Find two primary sources:
A source about cotton in Alabama between 1800 and 1860 that grabs your attention or raises questions for you.

Be ready to present to the class on the primary source you found, the features of the database, and any search challenges you had.
Group 1: Nineteenth Century US Newspapers
Group 2: Documenting the American South
Group 3: Global Commodities
Group 4: America’s Historical Newspapers
Group 5: Digital Public Library of America
Group 6: Artemis/Gale Primary Sources

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