AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY

MORE THAN FIVE CENTURIES OF THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

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Covering more than 500 years of the African-American experience, African-American History offers a fresh way to explore the full spectrum of African-American history and culture. Users can start their investigation of a topic with a video or slideshow overview, use the key content called out on the home page to find an entryway into the database, or dig deep into a subject or era through the Topic Centers. Read about key figures and events, examine famous speeches and other primary sources, and get context from the in-depth timelines. An important feature is the full cross-searchability across all the Infobase history databases for an even more comprehensive view of history.

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Comprehensive Coverage: With African-American History, researchers can delve deep into their topics or examine different perspectives through event and topic entries, primary sources, images, tablet/mobile-friendly videos, general and topic-specific timelines, biographies of key people, original maps and charts, and more.Easy Access to Content: Featured content in African-American History is handpicked by our editors to inform research and provide guided entryways into the database, plus convenient links to key areas are at the top of every page. Editorially Curated Topic Centers: African-American History features specially selected content—including articles, sharable slideshows, videos, primary sources, and more—that provides a study guide for a particular subject or era.
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Comprehensive Coverage: With African-American History, researchers can delve deep into their topics or examine different perspectives through event and topic entries, primary sources, images, tablet/mobile-friendly videos, general and topic-specific timelines, biographies of key people, original maps and charts, and more.Easy Access to Content: Featured content in African-American History is handpicked by our editors to inform research and provide guided entryways into the database, plus convenient links to key areas are at the top of every page. Editorially Curated Topic Centers: African-American History features specially selected content—including articles, sharable slideshows, videos, primary sources, and more—that provides a study guide for a particular subject or era.

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Comprehensive Coverage: With African-American History, researchers can delve deep into their topics or examine different perspectives through event and topic entries, primary sources, images, tablet/mobile-friendly videos, general and topic-specific timelines, biographies of key people, original maps and charts, and more.Easy Access to Content: Featured content in African-American History is handpicked by our editors to inform research and provide guided entryways into the database, plus convenient links to key areas are at the top of every page. Editorially Curated Topic Centers: African-American History features specially selected content—including articles, sharable slideshows, videos, primary sources, and more—that provides a study guide for a particular subject or era.
ERAS COVERED INCLUDE

Comprehensive Coverage: With African-American History, researchers can delve deep into their topics or examine different perspectives through event and topic entries, primary sources, images, tablet/mobile-friendly videos, general and topic-specific timelines, biographies of key people, original maps and charts, and more.Easy Access to Content: Featured content in African-American History is handpicked by our editors to inform research and provide guided entryways into the database, plus convenient links to key areas are at the top of every page. Editorially Curated Topic Centers: African-American History features specially selected content—including articles, sharable slideshows, videos, primary sources, and more—that provides a study guide for a particular subject or era.

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