AP US History 1 Analysis Paper
Colonization to Reconstruction
- Topic Proposal (general content) – no later than Wednesday, March 16
- Topic Proposal (specific Analysis) no later than Monday, April 4
- List of Sources/Content to be Used – Friday, April 22
- Thesis Statement – must be submitted by Friday, April 29
- Outline – must be completed by Friday, May 13
- Final Draft of your Analysis Paper – due Friday, May 27
MLA Style Brochure – you can download a copy by clicking on the link in the left column on the library website
Books in the MHS Library – use the Search the library link, if you are getting too many results, try to be more specific in your search. If you are not getting enough, come see the librarian to look up the subject heading vocabulary that may get better results.
Or – browse the shelves using the following numbers:
321, 325 Colonies
327.27 Foreign Relations
347.73 Supreme Court
361.7, 362.5 Social Settlements
910.973 Exploring Expeditions
973 US History
973.2 US History 1600-1775
973.3 US History 1775-1783
973.4 US History 1783-1815
973.5 US History 19th Century
973.6 US History 1815-1861
973.7 US History 1861-1865
973.8 US History 1865-1898
Books in the Metuchen Public Library – Use the Other Libraries link to search the library.
If you don’t find what you need there, try JerseyCat on the other libraries page. This will search all the libraries in the state and your requests will be shipped to the MHS library for you. Just be sure not to procrastinate, it can take a week or two for the process.
DATABASES – Use the link on the left and the usernames/passwords
American National Biography (metboe/metboe)
American National Biography offers portraits of more than 19,000 men and women -- from all eras and walks of life -- whose lives have shaped the nation.
Gale Virtual Reference eBooks (metu_log)
Hundreds of reference books searchable and available in their entirety online. These can also be accessed through the MHS Library Catalog.
Student Research Center (meshinf/infolink)
Search newspapers, magazines, reference books, primary source documents, biographies, maps, photos, and radio and television transcripts in one search
ABC-CLIO World at War: Understanding Conflict and Society (metuchen08840/metuchen08840)
Click on the topics tab after you log in to find your area of focus
History Database Center (metuchenhs/bulldogs)
Allows users to search across all InfoBase Learning’s (Facts on File) history databases at once:
Infotrac Periodical Collections (metu_log)
U.S. History Collection
As any historian will state, the study of history is as much about the present as the past: to that end, this collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the current thinking and events in US History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field. This compilation of journals provides robust and balanced coverage of this field, useful both to the novice historian as well as to the advanced academic researcher.
Magazines and Newspapers
EBSCOhost Web (meshinf/infolink)
EBSCOhost Research Databases - Scan the list of choices and choose the ones that best fit your topic.
The New York Times from 1851 to today’s edition.
These are sources of information you can trust.
The Library of Congress
American History Collection
The Supreme Court of the United States
That the future might learn from the past
Eyewitness to History
History through the eyes of those who lived it
(especially History Lists and Topics tabs)
Biography of America
Click on the chapters of this video textbook for transcripts of the videos (and the videos).
In Class Assignment (for extra credit points!)