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American Civil War Research Database The American Civil War Research Database? is the definitive online resource for researching the individuals, regiments, and battles of the American Civil War. Originally created by Historical Data Systems, Inc., the database contains indexed, searchable information on over 4 million soldiers and thousands of battles, together with over 17,000 photographs. ... 2014-08-25
Early Encounters in North America: Peoples, cultures, and the environment Painstakingly assembled from hundreds of sources, Early Encounters in North America: Peoples, Cultures, and the Environment documents the relationships among peoples in North America from 1534 to 1850. The collection focuses on personal accounts and provides unique perspectives from all of the protagonists, including traders, slaves, missionaries, explorers, soldiers, native ... 2014-08-25
Local Stats Local Stats provides comparable data across all 50 states from U.S. counties, cities and metropolitan statistical areas across a broad variety of topics applicable to the social sciences. Organized by geography and time and presented through an intuitive interface, Local Stats focuses on presenting standardized and normalized data in an ... 2014-09-02
State Stats State Stats is a database that delivers a dynamic and engaging user experience that is unmatched in other resources. It makes research easy by providing in one place annual measures dating back more than 15 years. Featuring data from more than 80 different government and non-government sources and backed by ... 2014-09-02
U.S. Political Stats Easily visualize and analyze data and statistics about the U.S. government and political process with U.S. Political Stats. Users will discover a wealth of carefully-databased content including comprehensive election returns, congressional floor votes, Supreme Court decisions, plus presidential performance and economic indicators, as well as diverse demographics. 2014-09-02
 

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